Job Title: Mandatory Declassification Review (MDR)/Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Analyst

Contract: Joint Staff

Location: Pentagon

Security Clearance: Active DoD Top Secret Clearance

Position Type: Full Time/Exempt

Schedule: Monday - Friday, 1st Shift

Report to: Team Lead


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  • 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
  • Analyze unclassified and classified documents to determine the appropriate action needed in accordance with E.O. 13526
  • Demonstrate understanding of document markings
  • Utilize analytical skills to make determinations on documents for release, referral to other agencies, and exemption from automatic declassification
  • Recognize possible nuclear weapons and intelligence information
  • 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




  • DoD Top Secret Clearance
  • Bachelor’s Degree in information management related field
  • Three years of experience related to the Freedom of Information Act





  • 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)




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