USPSC Support Relief Group Generalist (Multiple Positions)

USAID/Bureau for Humanitarian Assistance (BHA)

About the organization


The Support Relief Group (SRG) is a program developed by BHA to satisfy its growing need for surge capacity. The SRG program brings on board select candidates who work full-time for discrete periods of time, but on an intermittent basis for no more than 2000 hours (approximately 250 days) per calendar year. They can be deployed within hours to facilitate BHA’s response to disasters, or to backfill staff in Washington, D.C. and other locations. SRG staff can be used for activations as short as one day or for up to several months at a time.

The SRG program is managed by the Surge Staffing Team (SST) in BHA's Response Resources Division (R2D).


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


● Provide backfill to BHA headquarters or field staff or staff vacancies.
● Develop and maintain a detailed understanding of BHA’s program strategy, implementation, complete program cycle, and management of awards.
● Support team efforts to develop appropriate programmatic strategies for disaster responses and disaster risk reduction efforts.
● Support the development of crisis, scenario, and contingency disaster response plans.
● Provide technical advice (food security, protection, gender, health, nutrition, monitoring and evaluation, data, shelter and settlements, disaster risk reduction, livelihoods, wildfire, supply chain, safety and security, etc.) for humanitarian or ER4 interventions supported by BHA.
● Contribute to technical thought within BHA, within the USG, and through helping to develop and represent policy and technical positions to advance BHA’s technical-related work.


**For the education and experience requirements for this position, please view the solicitation at**

(Determines basic eligibility for the position. Offerors who do not meet all of the education and experience factors are considered NOT qualified for the position.)

High school diploma or equivalent plus at least nine (9) years of experience supporting, managing, advising, or leading the operations, policy, or programming of an international organization. This includes a government agency, national or international NGO, or an international business. Relevant experience and responsibilities must be related to international relations, human rights, international economics, food assistance, public health, disaster management, emergency relief or humanitarian assistance. Please note, experience can be derived from paid work, unpaid work (volunteering), education, internships, or military.


One (1) year of experience in relief or humanitarian assistance efforts to resource-restricted or underserved communities or with donor funding organizations or non government organizations. This experience can be either domestic or international.


$81,216 - $105,579

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

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