FW: OFDA Disaster Operations Specialist Positions
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From: Kirk Dohne [mailto:kdohne@...]
Sent: Wednesday, October 04, 2000 2:02 PM
Subject: OFDA Disaster Operations Specialist Positions
You are receiving this position announcement due to your previous
indication of interest in receiving announcements concerning openings with
USAID and other humanitarian organizations.
The Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance (USAID/BHR/OFDA) is seeking
multiple DISASTER OPERATIONS SPECIALISTS for its Washington DC office. The
position is initially a two-year contract at the GS-11 equivalent level
($42,724 to $55,541 Per Year).
The complete solicitation is below or go to http://www.globalcorps.com for
information. Please contact Kirk Dohne (202-661-9369) or Jesse Freese
(202-661-9366) if you have any questions.
Please submit the following materials if you are interested in and
qualified for the position and would like to be considered: OF612, Cover
Letter, Resume, and List of References.
Referrals are welcomed and encouraged.
GlobalCorps Division Manager
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Disaster Operations Specialist (Multiple Positions)
ISSUANCE DATE: October 4 2000
CLOSING DATE: October 25, 2000
SUBJECT: Solicitation for Personal Services Contractor (PSC)-Multiple
The United States Government, represented by the U.S. Agency for
International Development (USAID), Bureau for Humanitarian Response (BHR),
Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance (OFDA) is seeking applications
(Standard Form 171 or OF 612) from persons interested in providing the PSC
services described in the attached. Submissions shall be in accordance with
the attached information at the place and time specified.
Questions may be directed to Kirk Dohne (202) 661-9369 or Jesse C. Freese
(202) 661-9366, or Fax at (240) 465-0244 or via e-mail at
ofda@.... Applicants should retain copies of all enclosures
that accompany their proposals.
1. SOLICITATION NUMBER: M/OP-01-006
2. ISSUANCE DATE: October 4, 2000
3. CLOSING DATE/TIME SPECIFIED
FOR RECEIPT OF APPLICATIONS: October 25,2000
4. POSITION TITLE: Disaster Operations Specialist (Multiple
5. MARKET VALUE: $42,724 to $55,541 Per Year
6. INITIAL PERIOD OF PERFORMANCE: Approx. November 15, 2000 to November
7. PLACE OF PERFORMANCE: Washington, DC
8. JOB DESCRIPTION (TO INCLUDE
EDUCATION, TRAINING, AND
Disaster Operations Specialist
The Disaster Operations Specialists (DOS) position is located in the Office
of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance (OFDA) in Washington, DC. This position
may require extensive overseas travel in support of OFDA programs. A brief
description of specific responsibilities may include, but is not limited
to, the following:
-- Interface with OFDA Regional Teams and TAG members to maintain awareness
of and plan for
potential disaster responses;
-- Coordinate interagency review of disaster programs in foreign countries;
-- Track foreign disaster preparedness, mitigation and response programs in
other USG organizations, share information with appropriate Regional Teams
and other USAID offices, and encourage integration with relevant OFDA
programs, as appropriate;
-- Monitoring threatening and incipient disasters and reviewing,
coordinating, and implementing
emergency relief and rehabilitation programs in coordination with Regional
Teams and TAG
-- Serve on or backstop BHR/OFDA assessment teams and Disaster Assistance
(DARTs) to disaster sites when deemed necessary and follow up with
appropriate reports and/or cables;
-- Develop and execute official documents, including but not limited to
entries into the NMS, memos, cables, and information requests;
-- Review proposals from implementing organizations and coordinate
interagency review. Interface with implementing organizations regarding
project proposals submitted for funding.
-- At least three years of relevant work experience with the U.S.
Government, an international
organization or a non-governmental organization, preferably within the
field of disaster management or a related field, and a Bachelors degree in
At least one year of relevant work experience and a Masters degree in
international relations, political science, disaster management, or a
-- Demonstrated ability to work with the diverse array of individuals and
organizations involved in disaster response/preparedness/mitigation and
humanitarian assistance, including U.S. Government agencies (e.g., USAID,
State, U.S. Department of Defense, CDC, NOAA, USGS, FEMA, etc.),
international organizations, non-governmental organizations, UN agencies
and host governments;
-- Ability to perform in high stress environments of a highly dynamic
nature during disaster responses;
-- Demonstrated verbal and written communication skills, and interpersonal
-- Demonstrated program management skills;
-- Ability to obtain a Secret security clearance as provided by USAID;and,
-- US citizen.
Send application materials to:
Kirk Dohne or Jesse Freese
1201 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Suite 200
Washington, DC 20004
Phone: 202-661-9369 (Kirk Dohne) or 202-661-9366 (Jesse Freese)
AS A MATTER OF POLICY, AND AS APPROPRIATE, A PSC IS NORMALLY AUTHORIZED THE
Employee's FICA Contribution
Contribution toward Health & Life Insurance
Pay Comparability Adjustment
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 Allowancse (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 for
Personal Services Contracts with U.S. Citizens Contracted with
CCNs and TCNs Subject to the Local Compensation Plan, and for
Contracts of $250,000 or Less
97-11 (Corrected) 1997 FICA & Medicate Tax Rates for Personal Services
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
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 Prient 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
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