United Nations Peace Operations—Job Categories

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Recruitment information

Mission Preference List



Ex-combatants participate in skill-training at the Booker Washington Institute, Kakata, Liberia.
UNMIL/Eric Kanalstein, January 2005

Which job is right for you?

The necessary educational background and training, experience, and skills to perform a specific job are explained in the “qualifications” section of each vacancy announcement. Please apply for the positions that best match your expertise, qualifications, experience and aspirations. Please ensure that you meet the eligibility and other requirements of the position. Also, please respond accurately to the questions posed at the end of the application process, as these are used in the initial screening process.

Vacancies are announced for several locations at the same time, using generic job descriptions that reflect the general educational, language skills, experience, and competency requirements of the job, as well as specific requirements relevant to the job category. Your application to a vacancy announcement and your expression of interest in serving in specific locations or missions enables you to be considered for all available positions in those locations for which you would be qualified. Your application to each generic vacancy announcement remains valid for one year. Because of the high volume of applications received, the screening process can take several months, please do not become discouraged.

Jobs in United Nations peace operations are grouped into two broad streams – Professional and Field Service. Please evaluate your personal qualifications when deciding to apply to a vacancy.

If you meet the requirements of the vacancy, your application will be submitted to the field missions of your choice, subject to suitability and availability.

WARNING TO APPLICANTS:

THE UNITED NATIONS DOES NOT CHARGE A FEE AT ANY STAGE OF THE RECRUITMENT PROCESS (APPLICATION, INTERVIEW MEETING, PROCESSING, TRAINING OR ANY OTHER FEES). THE UNITED NATIONS DOES NOT CONCERN ITSELF WITH INFORMATION ON BANK ACCOUNTS.
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