Parliamentary ushers

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Are you experienced in applying rules of protocol in practice? Do you liaise with ease with different groups such as MEPs, EU commissioners, visitors of the institutions and EU officials? The European Union is currently looking for parliamentary ushers (function group AST-SC) to work mainly in the European Parliament.

The tasks include assisting Members of the European Parliament and other dignitaries during plenary sessions, meetings of parliamentary bodies, and various events at the European Parliament’s premises. The ushers are predominantly responsible for practical preparation of meeting rooms, welcoming and accompanying high level visitors, providing information to visitors as well as performing administrative tasks. The duties require flexibility in terms of working hours and the ability to travel to Parliament’s three regular places of work: Brussels, Luxembourg and Strasbourg, as well as elsewhere.

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.

Don't miss this great career opportunity – the application period opens on 11 July!


Do you have what it takes to apply?

You must be an EU citizen and know at least 3 official EU languages, one of which must be English or French.

Additionally, you need a diploma of secondary education followed by at least 3 years’ professional experience directly related to the duties; or professional training followed by at least 3 years’ professional experience directly related to the duties; or professional experience of at least 8 years directly related to the duties. For the higher grade SC2, you will need at least 4 years’ additional professional experience directly related to the nature of the duties. 

For detailed information on requirements, please read the Notice of Competition published on 11 July 2019.


Overview of the selection procedure: 


Computer-based testing (CBT)

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