FOIA Analyst

Posted Date 1 month ago(12/27/2022 12:04 PM)
Requisition #
20831
Security Clearance
Secret
FT/PT/On-Call
Full Time
Portal Location : Location
US-VA-Lorton
Minimum Salary
USD $56,070.00/Yr.
Maximum Salary
USD $126,170.00/Yr.

Responsibilities

Please note: This posting is in support of possible upcoming opportunities throughout our practice areas supporting DTRA. Our teams are always interested in reviewing excellent, potential colleagues who may be interested in joining our teams in support of future missions. We often have opportunities for professionals at varying levels. If you are interested in being considered for opportunities supporting these missions with us, please consider submitting your resume and information.

 

The Department of Defense’s (DoD) Cooperative Threat Reduction (CTR) Program - implemented by the Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) – works cooperatively with allies and partners to reduce or eliminate WMD threats. The cooperative nature of the DoD’s CTR activities yields a secondary benefit of strengthening regional alliances, deepening existing partnerships, and attracting new partners.

 

Role Description

At Noblis and Noblis ESI, we have excellent teams of smart, collaborative, ethical and proactive experts. We are actively seeking candidates to join our team of talented professionals who possess the experience, vision, commitment, and integrity to successfully support the strategic goals of the CTR program.

 

Noblis is looking to add a FOIA Analyst to the DTRA Biological Threat Reduction Program (BTRP) team. Responsibilities for this position may include:

  • Provide review, analysis, and advice pertaining to FOIA inquiries
  • Clearly communicate findings/recommendations on FOIA issues to DTRA/BTRP leadership, both verbally and in written opinions
  • Plan, organize, and process information requests
  • Gather and package official documents in response to FOIA requests
  • Interpret requests for information, determining scope and identify DTRA/BTRP sections likely to maintain responsive records
  • Independently apply substantive knowledge of the statutory and regulatory requirements of the Freedom of Information Act, Privacy Act of 1974, Executive Orders by accurately applying statutory exemptions and exclusions in cases involving controversial and sensitive issues
  • Assure accurate and timely implementation by assigned staff, providing training and guidance where necessary

Qualifications

Required: 

  • Bachelors + 3 years of experience as a FOIA analyst
  • Experience adjudicating FOIA exemptions
  • Familiarity with Adobe redaction tool
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment while maintaining attention to detail
  • Active secret clearance

Desired:

  • Masters + 10 years of experience OR Bachelos + 18 years of experinece
  • Demonstrated proficiency in FOIA processing of technical/scientific records
  • Experience working with scientific organizations (preferably biological) and/or the department of defense

Client Engagement

· Learn about the Noblis business development lifecycle, processes, tools, and account structure
· Contribute specialized domain or technical content to proposal sections or client white papers
· Build a productive relationship with your client and understand their structure and goals

Overview

At Noblis, we recognize your impact, offer you opportunities and choice, and support your total well-being. Our comprehensive benefit offerings may include healthcare, retirement and savings plans, paid time off, disability and life insurance programs, learning and development opportunities, wellness programs as well as other optional benefit elections. Regular full and part time staff are incentive plan eligible.

 

With the continuing impacts of COVID-19 around the world, we are taking action to protect the health and well-being of our colleagues and maintain the safety of the communities where we operate. Noblis seeks an environment free from COVID-19 and prefers all employees to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19.  Attestation of vaccination status will be required for employment with Noblis.  Unvaccinated employees may be subject to additional health and safety requirements to include any federal, state and/or client restrictions.

 

Noblis and our wholly owned subsidiaries, Noblis ESI, and Noblis MSD tackle the nation's toughest problems and apply advanced solutions to our clients' most critical missions. We bring the best of scientific thought, management, and engineering expertise together in an environment of independence and objectivity to deliver enduring impact on federal missions. Noblis works with a wide range of government clients in the defense, intelligence and federal civil sectors. Learn more at Noblis -About Us

 

Why work at a Noblis company?

Our employees find greater meaning in their work and balance the other things in life that matter to them. Our people are our greatest asset. They are exceptionally skilled, knowledgeable, team-oriented, and mission-driven individuals who want to do work that matters and benefits the public. Noblis has won numerous workplace awards. Noblis maintains a drug-free workplace.

 

Noblis is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race (as well as because of or on the basis of traits historically associated with race, including hair texture, hair type, and protective hairstyles such as braids, locks, and twists), color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, childbirth, lactation and related medical conditions, genetic factors, military/veteran status, or other characteristics protected by law.

 

Noblis is committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals. As part of this commitment, Noblis will ensure that persons with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact employee-relations@noblis.org.

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