To promote economic growth, development and humanitarian assistance around the world in support of U.S. foreign policy. USAID accelerates human progress in developing countries by reducing poverty, advancing democracy, building market economics, promoting security, responding to crises and improving quality of life. In collaboration with foreign governments, businesses and non-governmental organizations, USAID assists individuals to build their own futures by mobilizing the full range of America’s public and private resources overseas.
Headquarters in Washington, D.C. Over 80 missions worldwide.
The Agency for International Development ranked 15th out of agencies in the 2010 Best Places to Work in the Federal Government rankings with an index score of 59.8.
USAID has a comprehensive recruitment outreach strategy which includes a Recruitment Outreach Calendar. The calendar is one of many items that may be of interest to prospective employees and can be found at http://www.usaid.gov/careers/.
To assist in its recruitment efforts, in FY 2008 USAID granted one recruitment bonus and 114 employees received student loan repayments totaling $825,045.
Foreign service officers and civil service staff at entry and mid-levels. Civil service recruitment will be for the following occupational areas: contracting, human resources, financial management, health sciences and management/program analysis.
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Demographics source: FedScope, OPM
Source: Fedscope 09/08
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