USPSC Hydrometeorological Hazard Advisor

USAID/Bureau for Humanitarian Assistance (BHA)

About the organization

**Please visit www.bhajobs.net for the full solicitation for this position.**

The Office of Technical and Program Quality (TPQ) leads the Bureau for Humanitarian Assistance's (BHA) efforts to ensure high quality programmatic and technical leadership, oversight, and guidance. TPQ captures, applies, and strengthens capacity in technical best practices and contextually appropriate programmatic approaches focused on all dimensions of BHA programming from humanitarian response and transition into longer-term resilience programming, as well as risk analysis and early warning. TPQ is responsible for providing policy, normative guidance, tools, facilitation, and capacity building to assist the Bureau in achieving optimal humanitarian outcomes through strategic design, consistent and effective performance monitoring, comprehensive and appropriate evaluation, and purposeful learning across the full spectrum of BHA responses and programming.

Duties

**For the complete list of duties and responsibilities for this position, please view the solicitation at www.bhajobs.net.**

All GS Equivalent Levels:
• Sign up for and serve as needed on Washington-based Response Management Teams (RMTs), which provide services and support to Disaster Assistance Response Teams (DARTs) deployed in response to disasters. The duties on RMTs will
• Serve as the BHA after-hours duty officer on a rotational basis for approximately one week every six
• As needed, serve on DARTs, which may require immediate (within 24 hours) deployment overseas for an extended period of time.
• As needed, may serve on temporary detail within the office to meet operational needs during staff shortages. Duties performed while on detail will be aligned with the Team’s existing duties and responsibilities and will be directly related to the scope of work provided.
• Become certified and serve as an Agreement Officer’s Representative/Contracting Officer’s Representative (AOR/COR), as assigned. The AOR/COR provides financial and programmatic oversight of all aspects of managing the agreement or contract; this includes but is not limited to reviewing invoices, requests for approvals, program/project deliverables (i.e. work plans, annual reports, month status reports), travel requests, key personnel requests, and financial/budget reports.

Qualifications

**For the education and experience requirements for this position, please view the solicitation at www.bhajobs.net.**
For the GS-13 Equivalent Level:
Bachelor’s degree with significant study in or pertinent to the specialized field, including, but not limited to, meteorology, hydrology, hydrometeorology, civil engineering, or a related field, plus seven (7) years of progressively responsible experience working in hydrometeorological early warning environments as it relates to disaster response and risk reduction, three (3) years of field experience (domestic or overseas) in operational meteorology or hydrology.
OR
Master’s degree with significant study in or pertinent to the specialized field, including, but not limited to, meteorology, hydrology, hydrometeorology, civil engineering or related field, plus five (5) years of progressively responsible experience working in hydrometeorological early warning environments as it relates to disaster response and risk reduction, three (3) years of field experience (domestic or overseas) in operational meteorology or hydrology.
For the GS-14 Equivalent Level:
Bachelor’s degree with significant study in or pertinent to the specialized field, including, but not limited to, meteorology, hydrology, hydrometeorology, civil engineering or related field) plus nine (9) years of progressively responsible experience working in hydrometeorological early

Salary

$103,690-$159,286

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

**Please visit www.bhajobs.net for the full solicitation for this position.**

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