Permanent positions

Individuals can be recruited on a permanent basis:

Officials

The recruitment of permanent scientific and administrative staff for the European Commission is managed by the European Personnel Selection Office (EPSO) through open competitions. For more information, including upcoming competitions, see the EU Careers website.

Contract Staff (function group I only)

The recruitment of Contract Staff dealing with scientific and/or administrative tasks is organised through open competitions by the European Personnel Selection Office (EPSO) For Function Group I, an indeterminate contract can be offered.


Overview of types of permanent staff positions at the JRC

TYPES OF STAFFOFFICIALSCONTRACT STAFF
CategoriesAD, AST, AST/SC function groups.Function Group I.
Duration of contractPermanent
(upon successful completion of the probationary period).
Minimum duration is 2 years. If the contract is renewed the duration shall not be less than 1 year. Any subsequent renewal shall be for an indefinite period.
NationalityNational of an EU Member State unless an exception is authorised.National of an EU Member State unless an exception is authorised.
QualificationsSee Article 5 of the Staff Regulations.Successful completion of compulsory education.
Legal basis

Regulation No 31 (EEC), 11 (EAEC), laying down the Staff Regulations of Officials and the Conditions of Employment of Other Servants of the European Economic Community and the European Atomic Energy Community as amended by Regulation (EU, Euratom) No 1023/2013 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 22 October 2013 file [1 MB]

Regulation No 31 (EEC), 11 (EAEC), laying down the Staff Regulations of Officials and the Conditions of Employment of Other Servants of the European Economic Community and the European Atomic Energy Community as amended by Regulation (EU, Euratom) No 1023/2013 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 22 October 2013 file [1 MB]

 

Staff Regulations - Conditions of employment of other servants of the European Communities:   Title I, Articles 1 to 7; Title IV, Article 79 to 119 file [1 MB]

 

Commission Decision C(2011) 1264 of 2 March 2011 file [132 KB] as amended by Commission Decision C(2013) 8967 of 16 December 2013 file [75 KB] on the general provisions for implementing Article 79(2) of the Conditions of Employment of Other Servants of the European Union, governing the conditions of employment of contract staff employed by the Commission under the terms of Articles 3a and 3b of the said Conditions

 

SelectionEPSO competitions.EPSO CAST calls