USPSC Urban Search and Rescue (USAR) and United Nations Disaster Assessment and Coordination (UNDAC) (U2) Field Coordinator

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.**

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

The U2 Field Coordinator will support the following activities. He/she will be assisted with this portfolio by occasional additional part-time staff.

• Support OFDA activities and responsibilities related to the UNDAC and INSARAG systems;
• Support coordination of OFDA participation in UNDAC and INSARAG activities;
• Serve as an OFDA liaison to UN OCHA/ERSB for these systems;
• Provide support and maintain awareness of the roster for U.S. UNDAC team members;
• Provide technical guidance and response system management for activations of U.S. UNDAC team members;
• Provide support to the management of the OFDA-funded Americas Support Team staff and equipment cache in support of and coordination with UNDAC deployments in the Americas region;
• Provide support and maintain awareness of the roster for U.S. USAR Coordination members;
• Provide support to the management of the OFDA-funded DART Base Camp Module and equipment cache in support of and coordination with global DART deployments;
• Serve as a liaison between OFDA and other USG agencies involved with international USAR response for departments and agencies not already served by another OFDA division, such as DHS or FEMA;

Qualifications

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

At least nine (9) years of relevant experience working in government, an international organization, a non-governmental organization, or a business setting, or combination thereof, three years (3) of which should be in first response and/or USAR disaster response program management, administration, or operations.

OR

Bachelor's degree with significant study in or pertinent to a specialized field (including, but not limited to, public administration, international relations/development, humanitarian response) and at least seven (7) years of relevant experience working in government, an international organization, a non-governmental organization, or a business setting, two years (2) of which should be in first response and/or USAR disaster response program management, administration, or operations.

OR

Master's degree with significant study in or pertinent to a specialized field (including, but not limited to, public administration, international relations/development, humanitarian response) and at least five (5) years of relevant experience working in government, an international organization, a non-governmental organization, or a business setting, two years (2) of which should be in first response and/or USAR disaster response program management, administration, or operations.

Salary

$99,172 - $128,920

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

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

Position Title: Urban Search and Rescue (USAR) and United Nations Disaster Assessment and Coordination (UNDAC) (U2) Field Coordinator
Solicitation Number: 720FDA19B00044
Salary Level: GS-13 Equivalent: $99,172 - $128,920
Issuance Date: July 22, 2019
Closing Date: August 30, 2019
Closing Time: 12:00 P.M. Eastern Time

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