Field Service (FS)
at the United Nations

Staff in the Field Service category are normally recruited internationally to serve in field missions. You are expected to be highly mobile and to serve in different locations during your career.

Field Service staff members provide administrative, technical, logistics and other support services to United Nations field missions. You are required to have as a minimum a High School diploma or equivalent; some positions may require a technical or vocational certificate.

There are four levels of the field service category: FS-4 through FS-7. As you acquire more relevant work experience you can progressively apply for higher positions.

Mid-level Field ServiceSenior level Field Service
FS-4minimum 6 years work experienceFS-6*minimum 10 years work experience
FS-5minimum 8 years work experienceFS-7*minimum 12 years work experience

* The minimum number of years of relevant experience is reduced for candidates who possess a first-level university degree; for FS-6 a minimum of 5 years of experience is needed and for FS-7 a minimum of 7 years of experience is needed.

Above texts are copied from United Nations Official Web Page (careers.un.org) 
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