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The Environmental Policy and Planning Division of the Ministry of Planning and Development is advertising the vacant position of Ozone Specialist.  Applications are opened from Wednesday December 4, 2019 to Wednesday December 11, 2019.

Only hard copies of applications, accompanied by Curriculum Vitae and copies of certificates will be acknowledged.  These should be submitted by Wednesday December 11 to:

THE PERMANENT SECRETARY

MINISTRY OF PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT

ATTENTION: DIRECTOR OF HUMAN RESOURCES

4TH FLOOR CAPITAL PLAZA, 11-13 FREDERICK STREET

PORT OF SPAIN

See the job description below:

MINISTRY OF PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT

 

ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY AND PLANNING DIVISION

(MULTILATERAL ENVIRONMNETAL AGREEMENTS (MEA) UNIT)

 

 

 

JOB DESCRIPTION

CONTRACTUAL POSITION

JOB TITLE: OZONE SPECIALIST

JOB SUMMARY:

The incumbent will have oversight responsibility for the Vienna Convention for the Protection of the Ozone Layer and its Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone layer.

REPORTS TO:

Head, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Unit

SUPERVISION GIVEN TO:

None

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Monitors and evaluates the implementation of Trinidad and Tobago’s international obligations under the Vienna Convention and its Montreal Protocol.
  • Prepares annual reports on the implementation of MEA’s that are assigned to the Ozone Specialist.
  • Prepares and evaluates project proposal to mobilize financial and technical assistance from international donor agencies in meeting the country’s international commitments under the MEAs assigned to the Ozone Specialist.
  • Coordinates and supervises the preparation of national reports and other reporting obligations under the MEAs assigned to the Ozone Specialist.
  • Represents the Government of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago at meetings/workshops/conferences related to the MEAs assigned to the Ozone Specialist.
  • Represents the Ministry in national multi-stakeholder committees and working group.
  • Facilitates broad based in-country consultations in implementing the country’s international obligations.
  • Performs other duties related to the job function which may be assigned from time to time by the Head of the Unit.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

KNOWLEDGE:

  • Considerable knowledge of the modern principles, practices and techniques of Environmental management.
  • Considerable knowledge of the national and international framework pertaining to environmental conservation, and ozone depletion.

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Ability to analyse data and make appropriate recommendations
  • Ability to identify potential problems and recommend appropriate solutions.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with colleagues.
  • Ability to interact positively with members of the public and external stakeholders.
  • Skill in the use of personal computers

MINIMUM EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING:

Considerable experience in the field of environmental research, planning and analysis and training as evidenced by a post graduate degree in Environmental Management, or Environmental Science from a recognized University.

There are no vacancies at this time.