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Title

FOIA Declassification 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 PAC19-0045  
Category Information Security  
Division PacArctic LLC  
Location PAC Washington DC  
Description

PacArctic is hiring a Declassification Specialist to support our government client in the 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 Declassification Specialist conducts initial declassification reviews in support of the IPS office. The Declassification Analyst will use their analytical skills to apply policy and procedures in making determinations on documents for declassification, exemption, exclusion or referral to other agencies. Each candidate must have demonstrated strong analytical skills, reading comprehension, attention to detail, and organizational abilities.

Duties

  • Annually complete at least 2000 Mandatory Declassification Review requests using approved guidance and established procedures, while recommending changes to guidance and procedures as necessary, to comply with the letter and spirit of E.O. 13526 and related directives. This work may include discretionary special projects processed as Mandatory Declassification Review requests.
  • Use software tools to redact sensitive information as required. Requests and special projects include an initial review of each document, redacting or referring sensitive information under Executive Order 13526, the Freedom of Information Act, Privacy Act, Atomic Energy Act, and other authorities, and a separate quality control review sufficient to ensure the accuracy of primary review work.
  • Coordinate and/or assist government personnel in coordinating, with other offices, agencies, or governments as required to ensure compliance with all relevant statutes, international agreements, and executive orders.
  • Electronically record review results. Reviewer performance is tracked using approved management controls.
  • Upon review completion, records shall be suitable for public release in electronic and/or hard copy format.

 
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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