Junior Officer Program (JOP) Foreign Service Environment Officer (Backstop 40)

FS-06: Applicant must have at least one graduate degree at either the Master’s, Juris Doctor (JD), Doctorate (Ph.D.), or Doctor (M.D. or D.V.M.) level, plus one (1) year of relevant professional experience.  Both the advanced degree and the experience must be in a functional area directly related to the environment position, such as environmental sciences; environmental management; climate change; natural resources management (such as forestry, wildlife, land management, marine fisheries, coastal resources management); clean energy; environmental engineering; natural resources economics; water resources management; biology or ecology; environmental law and regulation; environmental engineering; environmental medicine or health; wildlife veterinary medicine; environmental economics; or sustainable urban or regional planning. The applicant’s advanced degree in one of these disciplines must have been awarded prior to the date of application to this position.

FS-05: Applicant must have at least one graduate degree at either the Master’s, Juris Doctor (J.D.), Doctorate (Ph.D.), or Doctor (M.D. or D.V.M.) level, plus two (2) years of relevant professional experience.  Both the advanced degree and the experience must be in a functional area directly related to the environment position, such as environmental sciences; environmental management; climate change; natural resources management (such as forestry, wildlife, land management, marine fisheries, coastal resources management); clean energy; environmental engineering; natural resources economics; water resources management; biology or ecology; environmental law and regulation; environmental engineering; environmental medicine or health; wildlife veterinary medicine; environmental economics; or sustainable urban or regional planning. The applicant’s advanced degree in one of these disciplines must have been awarded prior to the date of application to this position.


An unofficial set of transcripts must be provided no later than the closing date. Failure to do so will result in the application being eliminated from consideration. Transcripts from any and all foreign educational institutions must be accompanied by an official Evaluation of Educational Credentials in order to be considered for the position
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Environmental Management – Knowledge and experience in integrating environmental soundness to economic and social development in developing countries.


Environmental Law, Regulation, Compliance
– Knowledge and application of laws, regulations, statutes, and conventions that control and reduce the impact of human activity on the environment.


Climate Change Clean Energy
– Identifying drivers of and adapting to changes in the climate system and developing solutions for clean and sustainable energy use that reduce climate impact.


Sustainable Water Management  –
The management of water resources that address current and future needs and take into account political, economic, social, technological, and environmental influences and considerations.


Sustainable Urban Development –
The technical and political knowledge and skills to provide environmental services in urban areas, such as the design, preservation, and control of land and other resources.


Forestry and Biodiversity –
Creating, managing, and conserving forests and associated resources in a sustainable manner to meet desired goals while developing and maintaining healthy and diverse ecosystems.

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:


BASIS OF RATING:
Qualified applicants receive a score of 70 to 100 before veteran’s preference points are applied (if applicable). You will be rated based on your qualifications for this position as evidenced by the education, experience, and training you report relative to this position that show the degree to which you possess the required competencies listed on this vacancy announcement. USAID must be able to conduct reference checks as part of its assessment process. Applicants who do not permit reference checks from previous employers may be disqualified. IMPORTANT: If you are found to have rated your self assessment higher than the information in your on-line application, supporting documentation narratives, and/or any other relevant part of your application package; including attachments, a score will manually be determined that reflects your documented experience. This may result in a lowered score and may also eliminate you from the best qualified list.

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