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Discover justice professions

Numerous professionals work for the proper functioning of justice in Geneva. Discover the different functions that make up the Judiciary Power: their description, the training required and the eligibility conditions.

At the core of the justice professions

What is the role of the judge at the Tribunal Civil?

What is the prosecutor's role?

What is the role of the clerk?

How to become a clerk?

Various and complementary professions

The proper functioning of the Judiciary Power is based on the complementarity between the various functions that can be exercised in:

  • Judicial professions, within the civil, criminal or public law instances, whose vocation is to dispense justice.
  • Administrative professions, within the support directorates (Direction des ressources humaines, Direction des finances, etc.) which contribute to the overall administration of the institution.

2 distinct branches lead to these professions:

  • The commercial branch (CFC, commercial vocational matura, matura, etc.)
  • The university branch (bachelor or master, lawyer’s licence, doctorate, etc.)

The job information

Judicial professions

Administrative professions

  • Administrative assistant
  • Architect
  • Archivist
  • Librarian
  • Project manager
  • Media relations officer
  • Security officer
  • Accountant
  • Management auditor
  • Director
  • Deputy Director
  • Human resources manager
  • Human resources director
  • Computer scientist
  • Logistician




Place du Bourg-de-Four 1
1204 Genève

Contact details


Opening hours
8h30-12h / 13h30-17h

Mailing address

Direction des ressources humaines
Case postale 3966
1211 Genève 3

See also

Applying to the Judiciary Power

Find out more about the recruitment process and remuneration conditions.

Working for the Judiciary Power

Joining the Judiciary Power means working for an institution that offers attractive working conditions.