Job Overview

Summary

This position is located in the Bureau for Europe and Eurasia, Office of Economic Growth.  The incumbent of this position will lead the Bureau in providing legal and regulatory oversight, decision making, and compliance with environmental laws, regulations and Presidential Executive Orders.

**THIS POSTING HAS BEEN AMENDED TO EXTEND THE CLOSING DATE**

 

USAID is an independent Federal Government agency that receives overall foreign policy guidance from the Secretary of State.  With headquarters in Washington, D.C., USAID fosters transformational development around the world.  Our work supports economic growth and trade; agriculture and the environment; education and training; democracy and governance; global health; global partnerships and humanitarian assistance.  We operate in four regions of the world:  Sub-Saharan Africa; Asia and the Near East; Latin America and the Caribbean; and Europe and Eurasia.  USAID employees in the Civil Service and Foreign Service, as well as individuals employed through Personal Service Contracts, must adhere to our Counter Trafficking in Persons Code of Conduct.  For information on the effort to counter all forms of human trafficking, including the procurement of commercial sex acts and the use of forced labor, visit http://www.state.gov/g/tip

 

For more information about USAID, visit http://www.usaid.gov.

 

Duties

As an Environmental Protection Specialist, you will: assess performance of bureau offices in implementing enforcement, policies, guidance and compliance through audits and reviews of program activities related to environmental issues; develops and presents effective training workshops that contribute to environmental compliance assurance and enhanced sustainability; serves as the expert on environmental protection topics; advises bureau Missions and host-country governments on new developments and approaches to sectoral problems in a  region or country.