USPSC Logistics Specialist

USAID/Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance

About the organization

The Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance (OFDA) is the office within USAID that is responsible for providing emergency non-food humanitarian assistance in response to international crises and disasters. OFDA is part of the Bureau for Democracy, Conflict, and Humanitarian Assistance (DCHA) and is organized into six divisions.


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The Logistics Specialist will provide support for various operational aspects of OPS, as listed below:

Rapid Onset and Complex Emergency Response
• Coordinate with OFDA/Disaster Response Divisions to plan logistics responses to declared disasters, including Urban Search and Rescue (USAR), airlift, sealift, local purchase of disaster relief supplies, and supply chain support;
• Implement and maintain a complete information tracking system that contains detailed and accurate data about logistical responses and on quantities of material dispatched for specific disasters;
• As needed, serve as a technical authority on field assessment missions on DARTs which may require immediate (within 24 hours) deployment overseas for an extended period of time;
• When in the field, assess the host nation's capability to provide an effective response to specific logistical issues especially in the areas of warehousing, air, sea and ground transportation; and
• Employ the International Assistance Systems Concept of Operations during response activation to support domestic response activities.

Procurement and Transport
• Assist in the procurement of emergency relief commodities and services; and
• Manage current procurement mechanisms, transport contracts, and other third party contracts, and assist in the modifications of awards as necessary.


$99,172 - $128,920

Application instructions

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