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Types of Appointment

Quick facts

The different types of appointment are governed by the following Staff Regulations and Rules:

Temporary appointment

Staff Regulations, 4.1, 4.5

Staff Rules, 4.11, 4.12

Fixed-term appointment

Staff Regulations, 4.1, 4.5

Staff Rules, 4.11, 4.13

Continuing appointment

Staff Regulations, 4.1, 4.5

Staff Rules, 4.11, 4.14

For more detailed provisions please refer to the administrative issuances related to this topic.

Other Documents

Guidelines
Consultants, individual contractors, interns and gratis personnel eligibility to apply for or to be appointed to posts
Forms
P.104 (Consultant/Individual Contractor)
P.105 E - Contract for the Translation Services of a Consultant or Individual Contractor
P.273-E (Conditions of Service for Fixed Term Appointments of one year or more - GS and Related Categories)
P.274-E (Conditions of Service for Temporary Appointment - GS and Related Categories)
P.280-E (Conditions of Service for FTA Int'l Recruited GS staff)
P.299 (Decision Record: Extension of Contracts)
P.301 (MOU - Annual Leave Balance Carry-Forward between Successive Temporary Appointments)
P.301 Memorandum of Understanding Regarding Annual Leave Balance
P.302 (Letter of Appointment - Temporary Appointment, Language, Free-lance, Non-retiree)
P.302/A (Letter of Appointment - Temporary Appointment, Language, Retiree)
P.302OS - (Letter of Appointment-Language, non-retiree, off-site, AITC)
P.302OS/A - (Letter of Appointment-Language, retiree, off-site, AITC)
P.303 (Letter of Appointment for WAE (non-language) Non-retiree)
P.303/A (Letter of Appointment for WAE (non-language) Retiree)
P.304 (Letter of Appointment - Temporary Appointment, Language, WAE, Non-retiree)
P.304/A (Letter of Appointment - Temporary Appointment, Language, WAE, Retiree)
P.304OS - (Letter of Appointment-WAE, Language, retiree, off-site, AITC)
P.304OS/A - (Letter of Appointment- WAE, Language, non-retiree, off-site, AITC)
P.308 (LOA for WAE, Except language staff, Retiree, Local recruit)
P.308/A (LOA for WAE, Except language staff, Non-retiree, Local recruit)
P.315 (TJO - Temporary Job Opening Announcement)
P.316 (Conditions of Service for Full Time Judges of the United Nations Dispute Tribunal)
P.333 - Performance Evaluation Form - For use by staff members holding temporary appointments (ST/AI/2010/4)
P.70-E (Letter of Appointment - Fixed-term Appointment)
P.70/A-E (Letter of Appointment - Fixed-term UNIC staff only)
P.72-E (Letter of Appointment - Temporary Appointment)
P.72/A-E (Letter of Appointment - Temporary Appointment for UNIC staff only)
P.78 E (Letter of Appointment - Continuing Appointment)
P.89-E Fixed-term Appointment (Competitive Examinations)
P.96-E (Conditions of Service for Fixed-Term Appointments in the Prof. & Higher Categ.)
P.98-E (Conditions of Service for Temporary Appointments in the Prof & Higher Categ.)