Job Title: FOIA Specialist

Location: Washington D.C.

 

Please email Resume and Job Title to info@qlxcorp.com

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

• Prepare and review documents in accordance with the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) and Privacy Act (PA)

• Process and document FOIA and PA requests to an organization’s records

• Interpret regulations, agency enforcement codes, and organizational policies regarding release of agency documents

• Ensure released materials do not contain personal identifiers or directly or indirectly reveal trade secrets and other information exempted under the applicable statutes

• Review completed requests for appropriateness of materials to be or not to be released

• Make redactions as needed before release

• Compose response letters, clarify requests, negotiate additional response time, and make recommendations on fees and fee waivers

• Coordinate with program offices on conducting searches for responsive documents

• Negotiate with submitters of records, and with requestors of those records, to clarify requests in order to make release determinations or recommendations

• Review and understand US government and FAA handling, protection, review, and release processes and procedures of Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI), Personal Identifiable Information (PII), and Personal Health Information (PHI)

• Regular cyclical report generation in order to review FOIA processing and application of Business Process Improvement measures,

 

QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS

• Ability to obtain a public trust clearance

• Bachelor’s Degree in an information management related field or equivalent combination of education and/or experience

• One year of relevant FOIA-related experience, QualX will provide training

• Experience performing case analysis, conducting FOIA reviews, processing appeals, or handling FOIA litigation activities

• Experience identifying and protecting CUI, PII, and PHI

• Knowledge of the nine (9) FOIA Disclosure Exemptions and FOIA processing procedures

 

PREFERRED SKILLS

• Knowledge and proficiency of Microsoft Office Suite and FOIAXpress

• Demonstrate strong analytical skills, reading comprehension, and attention to detail

• Ability to multi-task, work in a team environment, and adjust to established work patterns and processes as required

• Possess exceptional leadership and communication skills (both oral and written)

 

 

6564 Loisdale Court, Suite 305

Springfield, Virginia 22150

Tel: 571-255-8900

Fax: 571-255-8958

Email: info@qlxcorp.com