USPSC Response Readiness Unit (RRU) 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.

Duties

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

The Response Readiness Unit (RRU) requires the services of an RRU Specialist to support effective coordination of OFDA’s efforts with other USG agencies in order to develop and maintain a program of disaster preparedness, mitigation and prevention activities, and to coordinate the transition within OFDA to rapid-response activities during a disaster, especially related to deployment of field teams.

Qualifications

**For the education and experience requirements for this position, please view the solicitation at www.ofdajobs.net.**

Bachelor’s degree with significant study in or pertinent to the specialized field (including, but not limited to, international relations, disaster management, contingency planning, or a related field), plus seven (7) years of progressively responsible experience working in emergency relief and humanitarian assistance or related field.

OR

Master’s degree with significant study in or pertinent to the specialized field (including, but not limited to, international relations, disaster management, contingency planning, or a related field), plus five (5) years of progressively responsible experience working in emergency relief and humanitarian assistance or related field.

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

**Please see http://www.ofdajobs.net for the full solicitation for this position.**

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