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A career as a General Service staff member at UNESCO
Careers in the General Services at UNESCO are open to clerks, secretaries, technicians, labourers and others.

Your organizational ability, interpersonal skills and responsiveness to the logistical and administrative requirements will make an indispensable contribution to the smooth running of the Organization.

10028777_250.jpg As local staff you will have to fit into the Organizationís international environment by cultivating multilingualism and respect for cultural differences.

When thinking about a career as a General Service staff member at UNESCO, check first to see if your skills and qualifications correspond to the profile required for the job.

Have you got the right job profile?

Before applying for a General Service post, assess your eligibility: have you got the right job profile?

To guide you in this process, the required qualifications are listed below:


How to apply

Recruitment to General Service posts is organized at the local level. Vacant posts are advertised at the duty station, either at Headquarters or in a field office.


Recruitment step by step

Once you have applied for a General Service post, your application will go through the various stages of the recruitment process. You will be informed of our final decision usually three months after the deadline for the submission of applications.


The status and entitlements of General Service staff members at UNESCO

A career as a member of the General Service staff at UNESCO brings with it a salary corresponding to the special status of United Nations staff, together with other benefits related to your family responsibilities.

The information below is provided by way of indication. However, actual employment contracts of staff are based on the UNESCO Staff Rules and Regulations, which remain the definitive source of any legal and administrative interpretation. For Field Offices staff members, some entitlements are locally adapted.





How to do

General Services

  • First, assess your skills: have you got the right profile?
  • If so, see how to apply ,
  • If you succeed to go through the recruitment process step by step,
  • Youíll obtain the status and entitlements of UNESCO General Service staff member.

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