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Mission

To function as the coordinating, facilitating, administering and collaborating body for all environmental and sustainable development management programmes, projects and activities in the Commonwealth of Dominica.

Key Official

Mr. Lloyd Pascal
Director

Conventions

Basel Convention In effect since 3rd August, 1998
Convention on Biological Diversity Ratified 5th July, 1994
Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety Ratified 13th July 2004
Cartagena Convention for the Protection and Development of the Marine Environment Ratified 7th September 1990
International Convention on Civil Liability for Oil Pollution Damage Acceded August 2001

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Low Carbon Officer

The Government of the Commonwealth of Dominica in collaboration with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is implementing the GEF funded project that requires the services of A Low Carbon Officer. The Project is entitled "Low Carbon Development Path (LCDP): Promoting energy efficient applications and solar photovoltaic technologies in streets, outdoor areas and public buildings in island communities nationwide".

PROJECT BRIEF

The objective of the Project is the removal of the policy, technical and financial barriers to energy-efficient applications and solar photovoltaic technologies in Dominica's streets, outdoor areas and public buildings nationwide. This will be achieved through 3 components with the following outcomes:

  • improved knowledge, awareness and institutional capacity on EE applications and solar PV through demonstrations of their deployment in Dominica;
  • the uptake of EE applications and solar PV technology is promoted through adoption of new institutional arrangements, and policy and enforcement measures; and
  • scaled-up EE applications and RET investments through implementation of newly proposed financial and institutional mechanisms

Applications accompanied by Curriculum Vitae should be addressed to:

The Permanent Secretary
Ministry of Health and Environment
Government Headquarters
Kennedy Avenue
ROSEAU
DOMINICA

Please submit cover letter with curriculum vitae to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and copied to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by Monday, 19th March 2018.

You may also want to view the Terms of Reference (PDF, 91 KB) for the Low Carbon Officer.

PLEASE NOTE

  • Priority will be given to nationals of the Commonwealth of Dominica
  • Only shortlisted applicants will be notified

Posted: 07/03/2018

Key Functions

To advise government on the development of coherent environmental policies.
To promote interest, and encourage public participation in environmental matters through public awareness activities.
To serve as the government agency with responsibility for the dissemination of information on the environment.
To undertake basic research and coordinate studies on the impacts of development projects on the environment.
To liaise with other government and private sector agencies on issues thatimpact on the environment.
To serve as the focal point for regional and international agreements on environmental issues, and monitor and report on Dominica’s compliance with the articles and decisions of the Environmental Conventions.