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Job InterviewThe staff of the REA are selected through an open recruitment procedure, in line with the Staff Regulations of Officials and Conditions of Employment of other servants of the European Communitiespdf.


Terms of recruitment
The Staff Regulationspdf and any specific decisions of the Agency's Steering Committee apply to the REA staff members.

  • Remuneration is based on the Community scale of salaries.
  • Pay is subject to Community tax and other deductions laid down in the Staff Regulations. Remuneration is, however, exempt from any national taxation, and salaries depend upon personal circumstances and whether the candidate has left his/her Member State to take up employment with the REA.
  • Deductions are made for medical insurance, pensions and unemployment insurance, where applicable.
  • Staff receive allowances for their children, where applicable.
  • Medical insurance and a pension scheme are provided.
  • Annual leave entitlement, in addition to EU holidays, begins at 2 days per month (24 days per year).


Personal data protection
The REA processes applicants' personal data in accordance with the Regulation (EC) No 45/2001 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 18 December 2000 on the protection of individuals with regard to the processing of personal data by the institutions and bodies of the Community and on the free movement of such data.
In the specific case of the selection procedure for Temporary Agents, candidates are invited to carefully read the Specific Privacy Statementpdf Choose translations of the previous link  as it provides useful information about the processing of their personal data in that context and relevant rights.

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