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Job opportunities

The European IPPC Bureau has a continual need for excellent staff coming from EU Member States as well as candidate countries.

The European IPPC Bureau offers its staff:

• an international working atmosphere
• involvement in European policy, mainly related to environmental and industrial policies
• active participation in the development of European-wide environmental guidance documents.


Positions at the European Integrated Pollution Prevention and Control Bureau

Currently, there are several open positions within the European IPPC Bureau to contribute to the work on a number of BREFs currently under review as well as to work on new projects including:

• review of the Slaughterhouses (SA) BREF
• review of the Textiles (TXT) BREF
• review of the Smitheries and Foundries (SF) BREF

Job Profiles

There are three main types of jobs carried out at the Bureau. The profiles of each job are as follows:

Scientific staff to lead the work on a BREF

• an understanding of environmental policy in the EU
• a good understanding of process engineering, environmental issues and regulations
• a thorough knowledge of the IED (ex IPPC) Directive and the concepts within
• particular knowledge and understanding of a target industrial sector according to the work programme
• able to lead expert discussions and meetings
• able to communicate and negotiate with high level representatives
• self motivated and able to manage a project to deadlines
• able to work and write technical documents in the English language
• available to work in Sevilla for a period of 1 to 3 years
• computer skills (preferably use environment of MS Word and Internet)
• an open mind and positive attitude with the ability to assess submitted information.

BREF technical assistant

• scientific or technology based university studies
• able to work and write technical documents in the English language
• able to analyse, synthesise and validate/peer review information provided or gathered
• available to work in Sevilla for a period of 1 to 3 years
• computer skills (preferably use of MS Word and Internet).

Administrative staff

• good command of several EU languages in particular English
• knowledge of the EC administrative procedures
• good computer skills especially to format large documents and work with databases
• capable of working in a multicultural environment.


How to apply

Vacancies are published at: https://ec.europa.eu/jrc/en/working-with-us/jobs

More information at: https://ec.europa.eu/jrc/en/working-with-us


Open competitions

Call for EU Seconded National Experts to work at the EIPPCB on the review of BREFs, including on the Slaughterhouses and Animal By-products (SA), as well as on Smitheries and Foundries (SF). For further information and on how to apply, please click here.

As the science and knowledge service of the European Commission, the Joint Research Centre's mission is to support EU policies with independent evidence throughout the whole policy cycle.