Public Services & Administration

Dear translators, social scientists, legal scholars, humanities scholars, drivers, workshop employees, secretaries, judicial officers, legal secretaries, financial specialists, and surveying technicians: Around 100,000 doctors, firemen, police officers, teachers, IT specialists, and other skilled workers are currently employed by government agencies, schools, and public safety institutions in Berlin.

Across police departments, courts, fire departments, schools, revenue and finance departments, as well as the Berlin government, the state of Berlin is the largest employer in the city. Many more types of employees are needed in civil service than are apparent at first glance; for example veterinary specialists, gardeners and cooks. As an IT systems engineer, you could work for one of the twelve health departments, among other possibilities. As a geomatician, you could work in the Senate Department for Urban Development and the Environment. IT professionals, scientists, biologists, and chemists find jobs in the information and communications technology division of the police department, or in the criminal forensics center at the state Criminal Investigation Division (CID/LKA). Psychologists and social workers are needed in psychological and social medical service departments. Specialist physicians for pediatric and adolescent medicine, internal medicine, and orthopedics are also needed at any of the several health departments in Berlin. Learn more at the Berlin Administration's career portal! You have many possibilities.

An important benefit of civil service jobs is that all employers support the compatibility of career and family through flexible work scheduling models such as part-time, flexible working hours, and work from home arrangements. Moreover, in recent years, a wide-ranging, in-company health management system has been organized. And best of all: Civil service jobs are secure.

Salaries are based on collective bargaining agreements and depend on your position. Generally, it can be said that salaries increase with professional experience. On average, in civil service and the Berlin Administration, you can earn between 45,000 and 60,000 euros gross per year. Get started with your job hunt! It is worth your while.

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