General Services Posts

The functions in the General Service category include administrative, secretarial and clerical support, as well as specialized technical functions – for example, printing, logistics or building maintenance. The work carried out by General Service staff members is typically procedural, operational or technical in nature and ranges from routine duties to varied and complex assignments. Staff in the General Service and related categories are generally recruited locally from the area in which the particular office is located, but could be of any nationality. Candidates are required to hold a high school diploma or equivalent and have relevant work experience. CTBTO normally recruits staff members at five different grades in the General Service category (G-2 at the junior level to G-6 at the senior level).

Fixed-term period appointments for General Service positions are generally granted for an initial period of three years, subject to a probationary period of six months.

CTBTO offers an attractive remuneration package including a tax-free annual net base salary (The net base salary scale is the same as the one used by the United Nations Common System), 30 days annual leave, dependency benefits and a comprehensive social security package for staff members and their dependants.

Only nationals of CTBT States Signatories can be appointed to the CTBTO. General Service staff will not normally be retained beyond the age of 65 years.


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