Are you searching for a meaningful career where you can apply your skills in multiple languages?

We are looking for talented, motivated translators from across Europe to work for the EU Institutions in the following languages: German, Greek, Spanish or Swedish.

A multilingual organisation like the EU needs high quality translation and relies on professional linguists to keep it running smoothly. The role of the language services in the various EU institutions and bodies is to support and strengthen multilingual communication in Europe and to help Europeans understand EU policies.

You will be working in a challenging, multi-cultural environment, playing an essential role in the development of policy and legislation which has a positive effect on the lives of 505 million people.

Our selection procedures for translators are intended for candidates who have a perfect command, both written and spoken, of the language of the selection procedure (mother tongue or equivalent knowledge), backed by a thorough knowledge of at least two other EU languages, one of which is English, French or German. If you are not up to this standard, we would strongly advise you not to apply.

You should combine a university degree-level with a very self-motivated approach and the drive and determination to make a major contribution. Although professional experience is not required previous experience as a translator would be beneficial.

Deadline for applications: 05 August 2014, 12.00 (Brussels time)


Further information

Are you ready to apply?

1. Read the terms and conditions in the notice of competition and the general rules governing open competitions. Please note you can only apply for one language profile.

2. Create your EPSO account if you do not already have one (see our FAQspdf and online application manualpdf for guidance).

3. Confirm below that you are eligible to apply and to proceed with the self-assessment, which will familiarise you with the profile and the selection process. You will receive the link to the application form at the end of the tests.