Opportunity in Washington, DC
The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has contracted through ZemiTek partnered with CAMRIS International, to recruit and hire qualified individuals for the following position:
Title: Regional Environmental Compliance Advisor (Consultant)-GS12 Level
United States Agency for International Development/Bureau of Africa/Office of Sustainable Development (SD)Economic Growth, Environment, Agriculture (EGEA/Environmental Compliance Team)
With more than 30 years’ experience providing information technology (IT) and management consulting services worldwide, Rosa Caldas, formed ZemiTek in 2007. Based in the Washington, DC metro area, ZemiTek delivers solutions to the federal government by supporting agencies such as USAID, US Patent and Trademark Office, US Department of Justice, US Department of Agriculture, and Department of Homeland Security, among others; and internationally to their missions in Africa, Asia, Europe and Eurasia, Latin America, the Caribbean, and the Middle East.
CAMRIS International is among the top 20 USAID contractors for the third year in a row. CAMRIS realizes innovative solutions to health and development challenges through high-quality, cost-effective programs and research management services. With experience working in more than 80 countries, CAMRIS combines proven systems with today’s most effective, evidence-based best practices to improve the lives of people around the world.
The Regional Environmental Compliance Advisor (Advisor) will support the Environmental Compliance Team within the Economic Growth, Environment, and Agriculture Division (EGEA) within the Bureau of Africa’s (AFR) Office of Sustainable Development (SD). Among its technical implementation responsibilities, AFR/SD is tasked with providing technical support to USAID/Africa Missions and USAID/Washington on natural resource management issues. AFR/SD also has the responsibility to ensure that environmental considerations are incorporated into results planning, implementation, and monitoring, in compliance with USAID’s environmental regulations and in the interest of more effective program implementation. EGEA works to achieve these objectives in collaboration with a wide range of partners across Washington and in the field, in other USAID bureaus, as well as in other U.S. Government agencies. The Short-Term Regional Environmental Compliance Advisor will serve as part of a three-person environmental compliance team and will report to the Bureau Environmental Officer. This is a non-supervisory position.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Support USAID’s Africa Bureau’s Office of Sustainable Development, Division of Economic Growth, Environment and Agriculture by:
DELIVERABLES AND ACTIVITIES
QUALIFICATIONS, EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE