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Information Access Specialist 

EOE StatementWe are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.
 
Req Number PAC19-0037  
Category Information Security  
Division PacArctic LLC  
Location PAC Washington DC  
Description

PacArtic is hiring for an Information Access Specialist for our government client in Washington, DC metro area.

We offer competitive compensation and an extraordinary benefits package including health, dental and vision insurance, 401K with company matching, flexible spending accounts, paid holidays, three weeks paid time off, and more.

The Information Access Specialist must have a comprehensive knowledge of release of information operations and regulations. Performs case management and reviews for IPS, as well as assists with the planning, implementation and support of the release of information.

Duties:

  • Perform quality control reviews of information being redacted and released through IPS information access programs.
  • Ensure consistent application of redactions on documents (i.e. ensuring the same information is redacted on documents where identical language is located such as in email chains), ensure appropriate application of FOIA exemptions and/or declassification/classification markings, as well as following any Department-specific guidance on the release of information to the public, courts, Congress, Department employees, other federal agencies, and any other requester community.
  • Provide feedback to GS-12 level equivalent employees about inconsistent redactions or use of exemptions/reasons to withhold information.
  • Provide recommendations on the classification, declassification and/or release of information to team leads and branch chiefs within the IPS divisions in which s/he is working.

 
Position Requirements

Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.in the areas of Political Science, Foreign Affairs, International Affairs/Relations, History, Law or related fields of study, and/or a Juris Doctor degree (with experience working in and/or demonstrated expertise in foreign affairs or national security highly preferred).

Experience:

  • Demonstrated experience in the areas of foreign policy, diplomacy, foreign aid, or national security highly preferred.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of E.O. 13526, the FOIA, the Privacy Act, and other information access programs.
  • Experience working on FOIA appeals and/or FOIA litigation cases highly desirable including work on declarations, Vaughn indices, and preparing documents for FOIA litigation filings.

Working Environment & Conditions

This position is primarily indoors, consistent with a standard office position and has a noise level of mostly low to moderate. The incumbent is required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, or controls; reach with hands and arms; talk and hear. The work load may require the incumbent to stand for extended periods of time. The incumbent must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 lbs. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. Includes travel to local, remote and out of state locations.

Our Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

The company is an equal opportunity employer. The company shall not discriminate against any employee or applicant because of race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender or gender identity (except where gender is a bona fide occupational qualification), national origin, age, disability, military/veteran status, marital status, genetic information or any other factor protected by law. We are committed to equal employment opportunity in all decisions related to employment, promotion, wages, benefits and all other privileges, terms and conditions of employment.

The company is dedicated to seeking all qualified applicants. If you require an accommodation to navigate or to apply to a position on our website, please contact Heaven Wood via e-mail at accommodations@koniag.com or by calling 703-488-9377 to request accommodations. This contact information is used for accommodation requests only and cannot be used to inquire on a status of your application.

 
Travel Requirements  
Security Clearance Must be able to obtain a Top Secret Clearance  
About our Company

PacArctic provides high-end federal acquisition support services, cultural resource surveys, professional facility management and critical infrastructure protection, as well as business transformation and process improvement services. Additionally, PacArctic provides program management of specialized IT services such as employee assistive technologies, photogrammetry utilization for native rock art recording, and geographic information systems (GIS) program management for transportation planning needs.

Excellence, Integrity, Accountability

 

Our Equal Opportunity Policy EOE Minorities/Female/Protected Veterans/Disabled. Shareholder Preference in accordance with Public Law 88-352  

This position is currently accepting applications.

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