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The European Commission, the European Parliament, the Council of the EU, the European Court of Justice, the Economic and Social Committee, the Court of Auditors and the Committee of the Regions are looking for technicians (grade AST 3) and support workers (grade AST-SC 1).

We offer opportunities to experts who fit the profiles below. Please note that these are two competitions, one of which contains three fields. You may only apply to one field per competition.

Technicians competition (EPSO/AST/150/21)

Field 1 - Audiovisual and conference technicians: Your main tasks will include designing, commissioning and configuring audiovisual infrastructures such as meeting and broadcast-oriented facilities and, if required, operating and troubleshooting such infrastructures. Successful candidates for this profile will be mainly recruited in Brussels and Luxembourg.

Field 2 - Building technicians: Your main tasks will be to assist with project management in the construction and renovation of buildings, facility management, specialised technology, energy and environment management of buildings, among others. Successful candidates for this profile will be mainly recruited in Brussels and Luxembourg.

Field 3 - Laboratory technicians: You will be responsible for the design, installation and maintenance of technical installations and laboratories used mainly by the Joint Research Centre (JRC) of the European Commission. Successful candidates for this profile will be mainly recruited at the JRC in Ispra (IT), Karlsruhe (DE), Petten (NL) and Geel (BE).

Laboratory support workers competition (EPSO/AST-SC/11/21)

Laboratory support workers: You will perform operational tasks related to design, management and maintenance of technical installations and laboratories used mainly by the Joint Research Centre (JRC) of the European Commission. Successful candidates for this profile will mainly be recruited at the JRC in Ispra (IT), Karlsruhe (DE), Petten (NL) and Geel (BE).

 

As an employer, the institutions and agencies of the EU offer a community of expertise with a wide range of opportunities to broaden your learning, enhance your skills, and develop your career. 

Respect for cultural diversity and promotion of equal opportunities are founding principles of the EU and the European Personnel Selection Office endeavours to apply equal opportunities, treatment and access to all candidates. You can find out more about our equal opportunities policy and how to request special adjustments for selection tests on our dedicated page.

 

Do you have what it takes?

To apply, you must be an EU citizen, have a thorough knowledge of one official EU language and in addition a satisfactory knowledge of either English or French. You also need to meet the following criteria:

  • Technicians: Field 1/Field 2/Field 3: you must have a post-secondary education directly related to the duties of the chosen field followed by at least 3 years’ relevant professional experience or a secondary education, followed by at least 6 years’ relevant professional experience.
  • Laboratory support workers: you must have a post-secondary education of at least 1 year directly related to the duties or a secondary education, followed by at least 3 years’ relevant professional experience or a training of at least 1 year, followed by at least 3 years’ professional experience, both related to the duties.

 

For detailed information on requirements, the application procedure and tests, please read the Notice of Competition on our apply pages below.

The application period opens on 23 September.