EXPERIENCE: Six years of progressively responsible experience in developing, directing, or evaluating agricultural health programs, or in dealing with scientific matters of an equivalent nature is required.
JOB KNOWLEDGE: In depth knowledge of national laws, rule-making processes, programs, and practices related to plant and/or animal health relating to existing treaties and cooperative agreements is required. The employee should have a network of plant and animal health officials in countries of the region.
LANGUAGE: English (fluent speaking, reading and writing) is required.(This will be tested).
Arabic (fluent speaking, reading and writing) is required.
SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Must have ability to use many different sources to research programs and techniques.
Must have ability to deal with high-level officials and other representatives in providing technical advice, negotiating agreements, and explaining complex regulations and laws.
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY (EEO): The U.S. Mission provides equal opportunity and fair and equitable treatment in employment to all people without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, political affiliation, marital status, or sexual orientation.