Agency: U.S. Agency for International Development
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USAID employees in current, permanent, competitive service positions.
USAID is an independent Federal Government agency that receives overall foreign policy guidance from the Secretary of State. With headquarters in Washington, D.C., USAID fosters transformational development around the world. Our work supports economic growth and trade; agriculture and the environment; education and training; democracy and governance; global health; global partnerships and humanitarian assistance.
We operate in four regions of the world: Sub-Saharan Africa; Asia and the Near East; Latin America and the Caribbean; and Europe and Eurasia. USAID employees in the Civil Service and Foreign Service, as well as individuals employed through Personal Service Contracts, must adhere to our Counter Trafficking in Persons Code of Conduct. For information on the effort to counter all forms of human trafficking, including the procurement of commercial sex acts and the use of forced labor, visit http://www.state.gov/g/tip.
This Disaster Operations Specialist position is located in DCHA's Office of Foreign Disaster Assistance Response and Mitigation Division, (DCHA/OFDA/DRM). As the Disaster Operations Specialist, the incumbent will be responsible for serving as a technical expert across the USG on humanitarian policy issues, response strategy development and implementation, and coordination. Provides technical
expertise to Regional and Central Bureaus, as well as Missions, in designing and monitoring humanitarian response and disaster risk reduction policies, strategies, and programs.
- Relevant experience (See Qualifications below)
- Must be able to maintain a security clearance.