Civil Engineer

United Nations Interim Security Force for Abyei (UNISFA)




You might be inspired to learn the complete announcement earlier than you submit your software bundle. Your software could not obtain full consideration if you don’t comply with the directions as outlined.

This place is within the Bureau for Resilience, Setting and Meals Safety (REFS), 500 D Avenue, SW., Washington, DC., on the U.S. Company for Worldwide Growth (USAID).


  • Supplies management and technical experience to successfully  plan, design, and implement engineering and infrastructure actions and packages.
  • Guides the event and administration of Company-level engineering and infrastructure insurance policies, methods, and associated steerage.
  • Maintains in-depth data of Company coverage and priorities.
  • Helps growth of engineering and infrastructure employees and displays engineering and infrastructure operational and technical efficiency.
  • Designs engineering and infrastructure actions that inform the event of technical insurance policies, steerage, and instruments and gives insights and proof to enhance programming throughout a number of international locations, areas, sectors, and packages.
  • Improves engineering and infrastructure groups in missions and different working models’ entry to engineering and infrastructure info and proof.


Situations of Employment

  • United States Citizenship is required.
  • Related expertise (see {Qualifications} under).
  • Should be capable to receive and preserve a safety clearance.
  • Males born after 12/31/1959 should be registered with the Selective Service.
  • Direct Deposit/Digital Funds Switch is required.
  • If in case you have no prior Federal expertise or are chosen beneath Delegated Analyzing procedures, you can be required to serve a one-year probationary interval.
  • If you choose to be thought-about beneath Advantage Promotion necessities, you have to meet the Time-in-Grade necessities earlier than the time limit of this emptiness announcement.
  • These are Testing Designated Positions (TDP’s) beneath the Company’s authorised Drug-Free Work Place Program. All candidates chosen for this place can be topic to random drug testing as soon as they start working for the Company.


Primary Necessities:
A. Engineering Diploma is required. To be acceptable, this system should: (1) result in a bachelor’s diploma in a faculty of engineering with a minimum of one program accredited by ABET; or (2) embody differential and integral calculus and programs (extra superior than first-year physics and chemistry) in 5 of the next seven areas of engineering science or physics: (a) statics, dynamics; (b) energy of supplies (stress-strain relationships); (c) fluid mechanics, hydraulics; (d) thermodynamics; (e) electrical fields and circuits; (f) nature and properties of supplies (relating particle and combination construction to properties); and (g) some other comparable space of elementary engineering science or physics, comparable to optics, warmth switch, soil mechanics, or electronics.
B. Mixture of schooling and expertise — college-level schooling, coaching, and/or technical expertise that furnished (1) a radical data of the bodily and mathematical sciences underlying engineering, and (2) a great understanding, each theoretical and sensible, of the engineering sciences and strategies and their functions to one of many branches of engineering. The adequacy of such background should be demonstrated by one of many following: 1. Skilled registration or licensure — Present registration as an Engineer Intern (EI), Engineer in Coaching (EIT)1 , or licensure as a Skilled Engineer (PE) by any State, the District of Columbia, Guam, or Puerto Rico. Absent different technique of qualifying beneath this normal, these candidates who achieved such registration by means aside from written take a look at (e.g., State grandfather or eminence provisions) are eligible just for positions which can be inside or intently associated to the specialty subject of their registration.

Specialised Expertise:

GS-14: You should have one 12 months of specialised expertise at a stage of issue and accountability equal to the GS-13 stage within the Federal service. One 12 months of expertise refers to full-time work; part-time work is taken into account on a prorated foundation. Examples of qualifying specialised expertise on the subsequent decrease stage for this place embody: (a) serving as an knowledgeable authority and chief in a civil engineering specialization; (b) creating broad and complicated civil engineering packages; (c) offering info and session to people, federal companies, non-public trade, universities, and/or overseas governments on civil engineering points; (d) giving shows regarding the interpretation and evaluation of associated rules and statutes to state, native, and overseas governments, material specialists, higher ranges of administration, and trade; (e) fluency in English AND one of many 5 different official languages of the United Nations (Arabic, Chinese language, French, Russian, or Spanish) is most popular and (f) Skilled Engineer (P.E.) licensure is most popular.

This place features a Selective Placement Issue (talent, data, skill or different employee attribute primary to – and important for – passable efficiency of the job). Selective Placements Elements are a prerequisite to appointment and characterize minimal necessities for a place. Candidates who don’t reveal the expertise under are ineligible for additional consideration.Should be Contracting Officer Consultant (COR) licensed. You should present proof of your certification along with your software.

Expertise refers to paid and unpaid expertise, together with volunteer work executed by way of Nationwide Service packages (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and different organizations (e.g., skilled; philanthropic; non secular; religious; neighborhood, pupil, social). Volunteer work helps construct vital competencies, data, and expertise and may present helpful coaching and expertise that interprets on to paid employment. You’ll obtain credit score for all qualifying expertise related to the place’s duties to be crammed, together with volunteer expertise.

CTAP/ICTAP candidates can be referred to the choosing official if they’re discovered properly certified. Properly-qualified means an eligible applicant with the data, expertise, and talents that clearly exceed the place’s minimal necessities. As well as, a well-qualified worker should meet the qualification and eligibility necessities of the place, together with any medical {qualifications}, suitability, and minimal schooling and expertise necessities, meet all selective elements (the place relevant); meet high quality rating elements and are assigned to the Silver Class or greater Class; be bodily certified with cheap lodging to carry out the important duties of the place; meet any particular qualifying U.S. OPM-approved situations; AND be capable to satisfactorily carry out the duties of the place upon entry with out extra coaching.

A well-qualified candidate is not going to essentially meet the definition of extremely or greatest certified when evaluated towards different candidates who apply for a selected place. Due to this fact, deciding on officers will doc the job-related purpose(s) for qualification determinations with out selective and high quality rating elements.



This place does have a optimistic schooling requirement, due to this fact transcripts are required. Copies of licenses and levels are acceptable. You might be required to offer extra copies if chosen.

Apply for job

To assist us monitor our recruitment effort, please point out in your cowl/motivation letter the place ( you noticed this job posting.

Job Location