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|Proof Reader / Language Editor - EU|
(thousands per year)*
Monthly salaries in the EU Institutions range from around €2,300 per month for a newly recruited AST/SC 1 official to around €16,000 per month for a top level AD 16 official with over four years of seniority.
Grade: Basic monthly salary €
Each grade is broken up into five seniority steps with corresponding salary increases. Basic salaries are adjusted annually in line with inflation and purchasing power in the EU countries.
As the name may suggest the basic monthly salary is just the starting point to remuneration associated with EU jobs as an employee may be entitled to allowances. All payments are subject to relevant tax and charges.
Official Journal of the European Union & EPSO
Last Updated: April, 2015
|* The lower figures typically reflect starting salaries. Higher salaries are awarded to those with greater experience and responsibility. Positions in Dublin sometimes command higher salaries.|
Proofreads manuscripts in their native language to ensure accuracy and clear communication.
Working under supervision, proofreaders in the publications office are expected to proofread manuscripts in their native language. This involves:
Proofreaders (language editors) in the Court of Justice assist in preparing texts to be published in the Court Reports. This involves:
The institutions are looking for candidates who are talented, motivated, and highly qualified in their field, and who have the following competencies in particular:
An additional requirement for posts in the AD career bracket (administrators) is:
• Leadership – Manage, develop and motivate people to achieve results
The selection procedure for this role focuses on your proofreading skills, assessed on the basis of practical proofreading tests; as well as the core competencies required of all EU Officials.
Proofreader/language editor selections can be launched at any time throughout the year, although publication tends to be either in spring or autumn.
|See: EPSO - European Personnel Selection Office - EU Career profiles - Languages|
Check "What's coming up" on the EU Careers homepage for an announcement about the languages we are looking for in the current year.
Last Updated: December, 2016
|Organisation:||EU Careers - European Personnel Selection Office (EPSO)|
|Address:||Candidate Contact Service, Office C-80 00/40, B1049 Brussels|
|Tel:||+32 (0) 2 299 3131|
|Organisation:||European Movement Ireland|
|Address:||8 Lower Fitzwilliam Street, Dublin 2,|
|Tel:||(0)1 662 5815|
|Organisation:||Public Appointments Service|
|Address:||Chapter House, 26/30 Abbey Street Upper, Dublin 1|
|Tel:||(01) 858 7400 or Locall: 1890 44 9999|
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