FW: OFDA Disaster Logistics Officer
- hey paul - still job hunting? this is so you.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Kirk Dohne [SMTP:kdohne@...]
> Sent: Thursday, February 17, 2000 3:26 PM
> To: Emaillist
> Subject: OFDA Disaster Logistics Officer
> You are receiving this email because you have, in the past, shown an
> interest in working for U.S. Agency for International Development.
> OFDA currently has a need for ONE person for the position of DISASTER
> LOGISTICS OFFICER in Washington, DC. This is initially a 2-YEAR contract.
> This position is at the GS-13 equivalent level ($60,890 to $79,155
> The solicitation closes March 9, 2000.
> If you are interested in this position and consider yourself suitable to
> the tasks and qualifications of the position please contact XL Associates
> by replying to this email or calling Kirk Dohne (extension 37) or Jesse
> Freese (extension 27) at (301) 770-0632. The full solicitation can be seen
> below. You can view the complete solicitation and get more information on
> how to apply at http://www.globalcorps.com
> Referrals of qualified candidates are welcome and encouraged.
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> Best regards,
> Kirk Dohne
> GlobalCorps Division Manager
> A Division of XL Associates, Inc.
> Disaster Logistics Officer
> ISSUANCE DATE: February 17, 2000
> CLOSING DATE: March 9, 2000
> SUBJECT: Solicitation for Personal Services Contractor (PSC)
> The United States Government, represented by the U.S. Agency for
> International Development (USAID), Bureau for Humanitarian
> Response (BHR), Office of Foreign Disaster Assistance (OFDA) is seeking
> applications (Standard Form 171 or OF 612) from
> persons interested in providing the PSC services described in the
> Submissions shall be in accordance with the
> attached information at the place and time specified.
> Questions may be directed to Kirk Dohne or Jesse Freese, GlobalCorps (a
> division of XL Associates), who may be reached at
> Phone No. (301) 770-0632 or Fax at (301) 770-2354 or via e-mail at
> ofda@.... Applicants should retain copies of
> all enclosures that accompany their proposals.
> Michael Walsh
> Contracting Officer
> 1. SOLICITATION NUMBER: M-OP-00-562
> 2. ISSUANCE DATE: February 17, 2000
> 3. CLOSING DATE/TIME SPECIFIED
> FOR RECEIPT OF APPLICATIONS: March 9, 2000
> 4. POSITION TITLE: Disaster Logistics Officer
> 5. MARKET VALUE: $60,890 to $79,155 Per Year
> 6. INITIAL PERIOD
> OF PERFORMANCE: Approx. April 1, 2000 to March 31, 2002
> 7. PLACE OF PERFORMANCE: Washington, DC
> 8. JOB DESCRIPTION (TO INCLUDE EDUCATION, TRAINING, AND EXPERIENCE
> FOR POSITION):
> DISASTER LOGISTICS OFFICER for the OPERATIONS SUPPORT DIVISION
> The position is located in the Operations Support Division of the Office
> U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance (OFDA). The
> Operations Support Division manages and executes all phases of the direct
> delivery of humanitarian assistance including
> the acquisition of commodities, transport and logistics arrangements, the
> delivery of specialized emergency technical
> support in communications, emergency management as well as specialties in
> technological (nuclear , biological and chemical)
> humanitarian disaster response, military liaison and environmental health.
> In addition, the division maintains OFDA's four
> worldwide stockpiles and maintains relationships with other governmental
> and non-governmental entities who are capable of
> supporting OFDA's executions of its humanitarian interventions.
> The incumbent plans, coordinates, manages, executes and reports on all
> actions and functions required to support all OFDA
> emergency response missions worldwide. Manages and coordinates actions by
> USAID, DOD and commercial transport mangers
> assure OFDA response objectives are efficiently supported. Monitors
> progress to meet logistical needs; evaluates plans for
> feasibility, effectiveness, efficiency and economy; develops alternative
> methods to achieve goals in a wide variety of work
> operations. The Logistics Officer has direct supervisory responsibility
> two Personal Services Contractor (PSC)
> Logistics Program Operations Assistants
> (GS-11 Equivalents).
> In coordination with OFDA/Disaster Response and Mitigation (DRM) Action
> Officer, plans logistical responses to declared
> disasters, including airlift, sealift, and local purchase of disaster
> relief supplies. Develops and maintains complete
> information system that includes specific, accurate data about logistical
> responses and quantities of material dispatched
> for specific disasters.
> Inventories, assesses, manages and coordinates five worldwide disaster
> relief stockpiles and Search and Rescue caches,
> valued at over ten million dollars. Provides directive to stockpile
> managers to deliver commodities to appropriate seaport
> or airport, within designated time frame. Develops and maintains a
> substantive computerized Management Information System
> which produces reports and provides accountability for inventory
> management, replacement, transportation, commodity
> dispatch, disposal, and total control of every aspect of handling,
> and warehouse operations.
> Maintains accurate reservation and obligation (financial management)
> information and accountability of all OFDA-funded
> disaster relief logistics actions, including DOD and commercial airlift,
> procurement of required relief and support
> supplies/services, replenishment of deployed stockpile goods, and the
> transportation costs associated with replenishment.
> Tracks OYB drawdowns and generates weekly budget reports/update to OFDA
> senior management on status of disaster logistics
> Develops and manages the US Forest Service (USFS) logistics detailer
> training program, responsible for the training and
> familiarization of USFS logistics detailers with disaster logistics, who
> upon completion of training becomes available for
> deployment to disaster sites. Trains two person-year of trainees each
> Performs annual inspection and physical inventory of all OFDA
> stockpiles. Travels as directed by the Division Chief,
> Operations,with disaster relief commodities, with little to no advance
> notice, to ensure timely delivery to disaster site.
> Inspects and reports on end-use of disaster relief commodities in the
> Manages special stockpile of water purification equipment. Responsible
> all arrangements for deployment of equipment
> when requested by OFDA staff.
> Responsible for management of OFDA's field support vehicle fleet. Ensures
> vehicles are equipped and ready for immediate
> worldwide deployment. Manages contractual and interagency supporting
> relationships with relevant DOD personnel and
> organizations for maintenance and storage for vehicles. Makes
> recommendations to OFDA on optimal strategies for
> cost-effectiveness and reliable deployment of OFDA vehicles worldwide.
> Responsible for field personnel support logistics, including the
> specification, procurement, receipt, storage,
> transportation and accountability of all Disaster Assistance Response Team
> (DART) support items, including individual
> support kits, vehicles, meals-ready-to-eat (MREs), office support kits,
> the delivery and accountability of other
> equipment sourced from other parts of BHR..
> Serves as OFDA's primary operational contact with the DOD's Office of
> Humanitarian and Refugee Affairs (HRA), the National
> Security Council (NSC) and Department of State's Bureau of
> Political-Military Affairs (PM), specifically to facilitate OFDA
> tasking of DOD resources to assist with OFDA's disaster relief
> programs. Serves as key point-of-contact for OFDA clearance
> of HRA and PM documents.
> Represents OFDA at Joint Command and Service military exercises to provide
> input on the OFDA logistical function during
> disaster responses. Prepares briefings on OFDA's role and mission.
> Develops appropriate statements of work for logistics field personnel as
> directed. Maintains an up-to-date contact roster
> of immediately available national and international disaster logistics
> response resources.
> Serves as Contracting Officer's Technical Representative for five
> indefinite quantity contracts. Responsible for
> management of contract files, preparation of required contract
> documentation for all amendments, extensions and
> modifications. Prepares delivery order documentation. Writes and refines
> specifications for OFDA disaster relief
> commodities. Inspects commodities for compliance with contractual
> obligations. Writes scopes of work and specifications
> for worldwide stockpile contracts.
> Serves as back-up OFDA Operations Center Manager. As such ensures with the
> Operations Center Manager in a state of
> readiness. Coordinates 24-hour volunteer Operations Center staffing
> declared disasters. In consultation with
> computer support personnel, ensures technical equipment in operations
> center is in proper working order.
> Serves as back-up OFDA Duty Officer Coordinator, responsible for
> maintaining and publishing the OFDA Duty Roster and OFDA
> Staff Roster for the Secretariat Phone Book. Primary alternate point of
> contact for State Department Operations Center if
> Duty Officer can not be reached.
> Serves as OFDA Fire Warden, and advises staff of proper strategy and
> security matters as instructed by building management.
> - Must be able to obtain a USAID Top Secret security clearance
> - Minimum of five years experience in Logistical management preferably in
> International, Voluntary and/or a
> Non-Governmental Relief Organization or military setting.
> - Bachelor's degree with advanced training in international relations,
> management, or related field.
> - Familiarity with United States government operations and procurement
> - Ability to perform in high stress environments of a highly dynamic
> during disaster responses.
> - Familiarity with International, Voluntary and Non-Governmental Relief
> Organizations and their environments.
> - Crisis intervention skills sufficient to efficiently coordinate
> and operations from a zero balance to a maximum
> effort 24 hours a per day in a very short period. The ability to work with
> diverse groups (Military, NGO, PVO's) in both
> OFDA/ Washington and in a field environment to ensure a smooth integrated
> or mutually supportive logistical relief effort
> and to provide accurate reporting of the whole logistical relief effort
> ("big picture")
> - Analytical and technical skills to implement a timely and appropriate
> logistics support to disaster responses. Must have
> long range planning and operational skills/ qualifications to meet OFDA's
> logistical requirements.
> - Technical writing skills sufficient to writing clear and concise written
> logistical procedures and policies, updating
> same in support of worldwide disaster response operations.
> - Must have knowledge of financial management sufficient to project annual
> fiscal year budget, expenditures and funds
> management for logistics.
> - Basic computer skills.
> Send application materials to:
> Jesse Freese or Kirk Dohne
> GlobalCorps, A Division of XL Associates
> 11300 Rockville Pike, Suite 709
> Rockville, MD 20852
> Phone (301) 770-0632
> Fax (301) 770-2354
> Email: ofda@...
> Web: http://www.globalcorps.com
> AS A MATTER OF POLICY, AND AS APPROPRIATE, A PSC IS NORMALLY AUTHORIZED
> THE FOLLOWING
> 1. BENEFITS
> Employee's FICA Contribution
> Contribution toward Health & Life Insurance
> Pay Comparability Adjustment
> Annual Increase
> Eligibility for Worker's Compensation
> Annual & Sick Leave
> 2. ALLOWANCES (if Applicable).
> * (A) Temporary Lodging Allowance (Section 120).
> (B) Living Quarters Allowance (Section 130).
> (C) Post Allowance (Section 220).
> (D) Supplemental Post Allowance (Section 230).
> (E) Separate Maintenance Allowance (Section 260).
> (F) Education Allowance (Section 270).
> (G) Education Travel (Section 280).
> (H) Post Differential (Chapter 500).
> (I) Payments during Evacuation/Authorized Departure (Section 600), and
> (J) Danger Pay (Section 650).
> 3. CONTRACT INFORMATION BULLETINS (CIBs) PERTAINING TO PSCs _
> 98-25 Defense Base Act (DBA) Coverage and DBA Waiver List _
> 98-24 Use of Compensatory (Comp) Time by PSCs _
> 98-23 Guidance Regarding Classified Contract Security and Contractor
> Personnel Security Requirements _
> 98-16 Annual Salary Increase for USPSCs _
> 98-14 Change in Required Application Form for USPSCs _
> 98-10 Personal Services Contracts (PSCs) Annual Health Insurance Costs
> 98-5 CONTRACTUAL COVERAGE FOR MEDICAL EVACUATION (MEDEVAC) SERVICES _
> 98-3 Class Deviation to 31.205-6(g)(3), Foreign National Severance Pay
> Under Professional Services Contracts _
> 97-16 Class Justification for Use of Other Than Full & Open Competition
> Personal Services Contracts with U.S. Citizens
> Contracted with Locally with CCNs and TCNs Subject to the Local
> Compensation Plan, and for Overseas Contracts of
> $250,000 or Less _
> 97-11 (Corrected) 1997 FICA & Medicate Tax Rates for Personal Services
> Contracts _
> 97-6 Contractual Coverage for Medical Evacuation (MEDEVAC) Services _
> 97-3 New USAID Contractor Employee Physical Examination _
> 96-23 Unauthorized Provision in Personal Services Contract _
> 96-19 U. S. Personal Services Contract (USPSC) - Leave _
> 96-11 PSC's Annual Health Insurance Costs _
> 96-8 Determining a Market Value for PSCs Hired Under Appendix D, Handbook
> 14 _
> 94-9 Sunday Pay for U.S. Personal Services Contractors (PSCs) _
> 93-17 Financial Disclosure Requirements Under a Personal Services
> Contractor (PSC)
> LIST OF REQUIRED FORMS FOR PSCs
> 1. Standard Form 171 or Optional Form 612.
> **2. Contractor Physical Examination (AID Form 1420-62).
> **3. Questionnaire for Sensitive Positions (for National Security)
> **4. Questionnaire for Non-Sensitive Positions (SF-85).
> **5. Finger Print Card (FD-258).
> NOTE: Form 5 is available from the requirements office.
> * Standardized Regulations (Government Civilians Foreign Areas).
> ** The forms listed 2 through 5 shall only be completed upon the advice of
> the Contracting Officer that an applicant is the
> successful candidate for the job
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- yup, still job hunting...if all goes bad, you all can visit me and gigi in
Taiwan where we will teach English for $50 per hour...
Actually I am on their mailing list now...already applied for one