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Employment with the CTBTO
The Preparatory Commission for the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization (CTBTO) is an international organization located in Vienna, Austria. Its main task is to establish a global verification regime to monitor compliance with the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty (CTBT), which bans all nuclear explosions. The verification regime includes a global network of 337 monitoring facilities, using four different technologies (seismic, hydroacoustic, infrasound and radionuclide), a communications infrastructure, an international data centre, and the capability to carry out on-site inspections.
The CTBTO provides exciting employment opportunities in a highly diverse and rich, multicultural work environment. The CTBTO looks for candidates with high caliber scientific and technical skills, as well as management and non-technical skills. The paramount consideration in the recruitment, employment and promotion of staff is securing the highest standards of professional expertise, experience, efficiency, competence and integrity.
CTBTO staff members enjoy an annual net base salary free of taxation, medical insurance coverage valid worldwide, and participation in the CTBTO’s Provident Fund. Additional benefits include, where applicable, a settling-in grant, dependency allowance, education grant for children, rental subsidy, six weeks’ vacation per year and home leave travel every two years. Assistance is provided to staff members when relocating to Vienna in finding accommodation and schools. Where applicable, the CTBTO covers the cost of removal of personal effects.
The CTBTO is a non-career organization with a seven-year service limit policy for Professional and internationally recruited General Service staff. Only nationals of CTBT States Signatories can be appointed to the CTBTO. The CTBTO’s statutory retirement age is 65.
Applications received after the application deadline (CET) will NOT be considered. Applications that do not comply with the application requirements will not be considered.
All candidates are able to consult the status of the vacancies to which they have applied in their personal accounts under ‘My Applications’. Due to the volume of applications received, the CTBTO will only maintain correspondence with candidates who have been selected for testing and/or interview.
The CTBTO does NOT charge any fees or request money from candidates at any stage of the selection process, nor does it concern itself with bank account details of applicants. Requests of this nature allegedly made on behalf of the CTBTO are fraudulent and should be disregarded.
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