Opportunity in Washington, DC
The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has contracted through ZemiTek partnered with CAMRIS International, to recruit and hire a qualified individual for the following position:
Title: Water Advisor
United States Agency for International Development/Bureau of Africa/ Economic Growth, Environment, Agriculture (EGEA/Environment Specific)
With more than 30 years’ experience providing information technology (IT) and management consulting services worldwide, Rosa Caldas, formed ZemiTek in 2007. Based in the Washington, DC metro area, ZemiTek delivers solutions to the federal government by supporting agencies such as USAID, US Patent and Trademark Office, US Department of Justice, US Department of Agriculture, and Department of Homeland Security, among others; and internationally to their missions in Africa, Asia, Europe and Eurasia, Latin America, the Caribbean, and the Middle East.
CAMRIS International is among the top 20 USAID contractors for the third year in a row. CAMRIS realizes innovative solutions to health and development challenges through high-quality, cost-effective programs and research management services. With experience working in more than 80 countries, CAMRIS combines proven systems with today’s most effective, evidence-based best practices to improve the lives of people around the world.
The water advisor will serve as a member of the Environment Team (ENV) of the Economic Growth, Environment, and Agriculture Division (EGEA) within the Bureau of Africa’s (AFR) Office of Sustainable Development (SD). Among its technical implementation responsibilities, AFR/SD is tasked with providing technical support to USAID/Africa missions and USAID/Washington on water-related issues, as they relate to health, agriculture, and natural resource management activities, and ensuring that the Africa Bureau complies with the Agency's Water and Development Strategy and environmental regulations. EGEA works to achieve these objectives in collaboration with a wide range of partners across Washington and in the field, in other USAID bureaus, and in other U.S. Government agencies. The incumbent will report to the Environment Team Leader and will join the Africa Bureau’s current Senior Water Advisor, who will provide leadership to this three-person team.
The water advisor will provide research and analysis as well as technical, program planning, and design support to AFR/SD/EGEA on water-related issues, particularly those pertaining to rural water supply and sanitation services, agricultural water management, groundwater resources, and integrated water resources management.
Roles and responsibilities will include:
This is an opportunity for employment or a contract, but we reserve the right to make no selection or award.
ZemiTek and CAMRIS International offer competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits.
ZemiTek and CAMRIS International are Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law.