Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Specialist - Military veterans preferred

2019-06-14
General Dynamics Information Technology (www.gdit.com)
Other

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  full-time   employee


Washington
District of Columbia
United States

As a FOIA specialist for a government agency, the candidate will examine and provide responses to requests for information under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA). Duties include:

  • Examining and evaluating requests for information under FOIA;
  • Determining what information or portions of information may be exempt from release;
  • Drafting replies to routine and complex requests for information;
  • Compiling statistical data for release;
  • Conducting inquiries and retrieving responsive information to prepare final responses to requests for information;
  • Coordinating with internal and external offices and programs to collect information for release independently;
  • Using an electronic tracking system to track, manage, and complete FOIA assignments and maintain case files;
  • Recognizing priorities and independently organizing work to meet established deadlines;
  • Establishing internal procedures to ensure adequate control of deadlines and progress reports;
  • Maintaining and developing knowledge of the supported government program, its divisions, staff, and responsibilities.

Qualifications:

Immigration experience is a plus

Strong verbal and written communication skills

Strong analytical and research skills

Excellent organization skills

 
 

For more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology has served as a trusted provider of information technology, systems engineering, training and professional services to customers across federal, state, and local governments, and in the commercial sector. Over 40,000 GDIT professionals deliver enterprise solutions, manage mission-critical IT programs and provide mission support services worldwide. GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.

Education:

Bachelor's Degree and 2-5 years of relevant experience