Environmental Engineer

United Nations Volunteers (UNV)

Juba, , SS

Minimum age: 25 years old. Nationals of the country of assignment are not eligible, except the assignments in Headquarters duty stations.

Under the direct supervision of the Head of the Environmental Engineering Unit (EEU), the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

  • Design and implement environmental controls related to Mission infrastructure to ensure compliance and efficient environmental risk management, based on HQ or Mission guidance and regulatory obligations;
  • Design and implement the mission’s waste management plan in accordance with UNMISS SOPs and applicable HQ guidance to achieve the Mission’s environmental performance objectives;
  • Tracks and reports on environmental engineering projects in the Mission;
  • Liaises with internal stakeholders to identify and address environmental engineering related issues and opportunities;
  • Produce CAD drawings of required environmental engineering controls;
  • Establishes and maintains a technical environmental engineering line of communication to the Field Engineering Offices;
  • Participates in carrying out pilot projects or tests to produce innovative solutions to situations unique to field locations;
  • Carrying out any other tasks required to support the Engineering Section as directed by the Head of the Environmental Engineering Unit.
Bachelor degree or equivalent

Environmental Engineering, Civil Engineering with focus on environmental engineering and/or water resources concentration, Health and Sanitation Engineering, Water Resource Engineering and/or related areas of study.

36 Months

At least three (3) years of progressively responsible experience in the field of environmental engineering or civil engineering, health and sanitation engineering and/or related areas. Experience in simultaneous management of relevant projects is an asset.

  • English(Mandatory), Level – Fluent
Other energy, environment and climate change related experience
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD required, Solid computer skills, including full proficiency in various MS Office application (excel, word, power point) and other IT applications and office technology equipment.
  • Have affinity with or interest in humanitarian relief, post-conflict situations, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System; Sound security awareness.

Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Working in Teams

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Application deadline: 06-02-2020