Applicants for the position of Public Information Assistant, who conduct tours of the United Nations Headquarters buildings, must possess a High school diploma or equivalent. Recruitment is conducted locally at the United Nations Headquarters in New York.
Applicants must be fluent in English and at least one other language, and must have a good speaking voice. A personal interview is required prior to recruitment. Applicants must pay their own expenses in connection with travel for the purpose of an interview.
Applicants for positions at United Nations Headquarters, who are not United States citizens or permanent residents, must hold a current United States visa issued by the competent United States authorities. In addition, all non-United States citizens must have a valid passport issued by their national authorities. Before starting work, all candidates recruited for posts in the General Service category at Headquarters, who do not have a United States passport or permanent resident visa, must have their visa status changed to the one issued to staff members of international organizations.