The paramount consideration in the filling of any vacancy shall be the necessity to obtain a staff of the highest standards of competence, efficiency and integrity. Due regard shall be paid to the importance of maintaining a staff selected on a wide geographical basis, recognizing also the need to take into account considerations of gender and age. Every official shall be required to possess a fully satisfactory knowledge of one of the working languages of the Organization.
Without prejudice to the foregoing, officials shall be selected without discrimination on the basis of age, race, gender, religion, colour, national extraction, social origin, marital status, pregnancy, family responsibilities, sexual preference, disability, union membership or political conviction.
- Current vacancies
- Junior Professional Officer Programme (JPO)
- Employment Opportunities with the International Training Center of the ILO
- Other employment opportunities
Please note that all candidates must complete an on-line application form.
Please note that the ILO reserves the right to cancel any offer of appointment or of internship for any Geneva based position that is made to a person who, at the time the offer is made, is in violation of Swiss or French immigration requirements.
The ILO wishes to warn the public of fraudulent schemes purporting to offer or soliciting applications for internships or employment or business opportunities on behalf of the ILO or of ILO officials. The ILO strongly recommends that prospective applicants and recipients carefully verify the authenticity of solicitations and offers before sending any response. Electronic communications should be disregarded if they originate from other than an ILO e-mail account - @ilo.org - or website - ilo.org. The ILO does not charge any fee at any stage of the recruitment process whether at the application, interview, processing or training stage. The ILO does not require or need to know any information relating to the bank account details of applicants. Any such request should be rejected. Suspicious communications purportedly from, for or on behalf of the ILO should be reported to the ILO at the following email address JUR@ilo.org. Fraudulent schemes may also be reported to the local law enforcement authorities for appropriate action..
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