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FOIA Specialist

Washington, DC · Administrative
FOIA Specialist – Washington, DC – FOIA Support Services

Join the TeleSolv Consulting Team on our mission to provide quality and unparalleled service to our clients.  We are a growing organization that provides a variety of professional and administrative services to public and private organizations with global operations.   Our company has an immediate opening for an experienced FOIA Specialist to support a federal client in the Washington, DC metro area. This position is remote position and only requires onsite presence when needed.

About TeleSolv:
Rated in the top 1000 business in 2019 by Inc.com. Since its founding in 2000, TeleSolv Consulting has been committed to helping organizations solve complex problems. Our solutions integrate sound management principles with the most appropriate technologies to assist senior executives in effectively managing programmatic, schedule, and technical risks.

TeleSolv Consulting offers excellent compensation, training, advancement opportunities, and exceptional benefits including PTO, sick leave, up to 11 paid federal holidays, medical, dental, vision, company paid life, short-term and long-term disability insurance, employee assistance program, matching 401(k) plan, and more.

About The Position:

Duties / Responsibilities:
The FOIA Specialist shall:
  • Respond to FOIA requests in accordance with rules and instructions as set forth in the USCG FOIA Policy and Privacy Act Manual (COMDTINST M5260.32).
  • Process requests on a first in – first out (FIFO) basis which shall be determined through sequential numbering of requests, meeting the twenty (20) working day requirement.
  • Acknowledge receipt of the request to requestor within five (5) working days when the request will not be completed within ten (10) working days.
  • Proofread final copy of any documents to ensure each document is free of errors. Ensure that all completed requests are properly addressed to the requester, include all documented contact with the requester and the response letter contains the correct FOIA/PA number and the current date.
  • Ensure final submission of responsive documents are properly organized in accordance with INV-3, USCG, and DHS policies and procedures.

Minimum Requirements​​
  • US Citizen.
  • Active Public Trust clearance, or the ability to obtain one.
  • High School diploma or General Equivalency Diploma (GED) from accredited institution.
  • One (1) year of FOIA experience; analyzing information in FOIA requests to determine what is being requested.
  • One (1) year of experience redacting files in Adobe Acrobat.
  • One (1) year of experience creating letters with Microsoft Word.
  • COVID-19 vaccination; or an approved medical or religious exemption.

Preferred Requirements:
  • Associates/Bachelor' s degree in a related field (i.e., criminal justice).
  • 2 years + of FOIA experience.
  • Federal experience.

TeleSolv Consulting is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state, or local protected class.

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