Desirable: French, Spanish, or Portuguese language skills are desirable (Please include language and level of proficiency in your resume).
For MCC 3a: Applicants must have had one year of specialized experience relevant to the position duties (equivalent to MCC Pay Band 3b or GS-14), which has equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position. For this position, examples of specialized experience include; experience providing technical advice and guidance on the assessment and management of environmental, social risks and impacts associated with development projects/programs in developing countries; experience managing or undertaking high-level technical analysis of environmental and social issues and providing effective communication to enhance the design and implementation of development projects in a variety of sectors such as transportation, agriculture, water/ sanitation, energy, and municipal infrastructure; experience planning and managing technical consultant services; and, experience communicating environmental and social concepts to stakeholders both orally and in writing.
Desirable: An advanced degree in environmental, social or natural sciences, environmental engineering, planning or a related field
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
Once you complete and submit your application package, a review of your application will be made to ensure you meet the job requirements. To determine if you are qualified for this job, a review of your resume and supporting documentation will be made and compared against your responses to the occupational questionnaire. Your resume must specifically and clearly show your possession of the required specialized experience and your possession of the required competencies. We will evaluate each applicant who meets the basic qualifications on the competencies/knowledge, skills and abilities related to the position such as:
- Skill in providing technical advice and guidance on the assessment and management of environmental and social risks and impacts associated with development projects/programs in developing countries.
- Ability to conduct high-level technical analysis of environmental and social issues and provide effective communication to enhance the design and implementation of development projects in a variety of sectors such as transportation, agriculture, water/ sanitation, and energy.
- Ability to plan and manage technical consultant services including providing technical direction and drafting terms of reference.
- Skill in oral and written communication skills to effectively communicate complex technical subjects to a wide range of non-technical stakeholders.
Based on the information you provided in your application package, we will assign you to one of three quality categories - Best Qualified, Well Qualified, or Qualified. Those applicants who are determined to be best qualified will be referred to the hiring manager for further consideration. Qualified veterans are placed ahead of non-veterans within each category. Qualified veterans with a service connected disability of 10% or more are placed ahead of non-veterans in the best qualified category.
If, after reviewing your resume and or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and/or your responses are not supported by your resume, your score will be adjusted. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating.