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Contract staff members

Information about auxiliary contract staff and contract staff.

Contract Staff members perform a variety of tasks ranging from scientific/technical tasks to administrative and manual tasks, under the supervision of officials or temporary staff.

Recruitment

Recruitment of Contract Staff member is organised by the European Personnel Selection Office (EPSO).

Open to diversity

The European Institutions apply an equal opportunities policy and accept applications without distinction on grounds of sex, race, colour, ethnic or social origin, genetic features, language, religion or belief, political or any other opinion, membership of a national minority, property, birth, disability, age, sexual orientation, marital status or family situation.

Function groups

There are four function groups (FG), each with different eligibility criteria, salaries and tasks. The relevant information concerning each function group can be found below:

FG IV, FG III and FG II are referred to as auxiliary contract staff and FG I as contract staff.

For more information please visit the webpage on temporary jobs at the European Commission.