FW: OFDA Disaster Logistics Specialist
- another for a couple GS 11s........
(i.e. the people paul would be overseeing)
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Kirk Dohne [SMTP:kdohne@...]
> Sent: Thursday, February 17, 2000 3:27 PM
> To: Emaillist
> Subject: OFDA Disaster Logistics Specialist
> 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 TWO persons for the position of DISASTER
> LOGISTICS SPECIALIST in Washington, DC . This is initially a 2-YEAR
> contract. This position is at the GS-11 equivalent level ($42,724 to
> $55,541 annual). The solicitation closes March 13, 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 SPECIALIST
> (2 positions open)
> ISSUANCE DATE: February 17, 2000
> CLOSING DATE: March 13, 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-00-559
> 2. ISSUANCE DATE: February 17, 2000
> 3. CLOSING DATE/TIME SPECIFIED
> FOR RECEIPT OF APPLICATIONS: March 13, 2000
> 4. POSITION TITLE: Disaster Logistics Specialist
> 5. MARKET VALUE: $42,724 to $55,541 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 SPECIALIST (2
> positions open)
> Statement of Work
> OFFICE OF U.S. FOREIGN DISASTER
> OPERATIONS SUPPORT
> DISASTER LOGISTICS
> The position is located in the Operations Support Division of the Office
> U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance (OFDA) in
> Washington, DC. This position may require overseas travel of up to 50%
> during the calendar year in direct support of
> Disaster Assistance Response Teams (DARTS), Assessment(s)and Assessment
> teams. Refusal to travel will constitute grounds
> for termination of the Personal Services Contract. The incumbent reports
> the BHR/OFDA Disaster Logistics Officer.
> The Operations Support Division 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 medicine
> 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, executes and reports on all actions and
> functions required to support all OFDA emergency
> response missions worldwide. Manages and coordinates actions by USAID,
> and commercial transport mangers to assure
> 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
> OFDA: The Logistical Specialist shall assist in the assessment of
> logistical capabilities of local infrastructures to
> handle emergency needs. Assessments will include but may not be limited
> identifying and evaluating potential
> distribution routes, functional transportation infrastructures, lines of
> communication local distribution systems, cargo
> discharge rates, port costs, infrastructure rail, road and air. This
> specialist will also help provide additional support
> in communications, reporting, logistics advice, and other support as
> necessary by the Regional Team Leader to
> complete the mission.
> The logistics specialist shall also be tasked on occasion to provide
> personal security assessment services and make
> recommendations to the Team Leader as appropriate.
> Demonstrated competence in the OFDA/ Washington logistical skill set based
> on actual performance is a prerequisite prior to
> field deployment. At the direction of the BHR/OFDA Disaster Logistics
> -Performs annual inspection and physical inventory of all OFDA
> stockpiles. Travels as directed with disaster relief
> commodities, with little to no advance notice, to ensure timely delivery
> disaster site. Inspects and reports on end-use
> of disaster relief commodities in the field.
> -Manages special stockpile of water purification equipment. Responsible
> for all arrangements for deployment of equipment
> when requested by OFDA staff.
> -Responsible for management of OFDA's field support vehicle fleet.
> 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.
> -Represents OFDA at Joint Command and Service military exercises to
> 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.
> - Bachelor's degree in international relations or related field.
> - Must be able to obtain a USAID Top Secret security clearance.
> - Minimum of three years experience in Logistics preferably in a
> International, Voluntary and/or a Non-Governmental Relief
> Organization or military setting.
> - 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
> personnel 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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