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GOVERNMENT INFORMATION SPECIALIST – Lakewood, Colorado
Office of the Secretary of the Interior, Department of the Interior
Job ID: 360211Start Date: 11/11/2020End Date: 12/01/2020
For the GS-13: Applicants must possess one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-12 grade level. Specialized experience is that which has equipped the applicant with the competencies to successfully perform the duties of the position, and that is typically in or related to the position to be filled. Specialized experience for this position includes but is not limited to experience analyzing complex requests for the release of records under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) to determine the appropriate disposition; researching and analyzing requests for disclosure of information from individuals, and public or private entities; developing agency policy and procedures with regard to the administration of FOIA or Privacy Act; conducting analysis of legislation, regulations, and policies to determine programmatic impacts; writing technical FOIA responses and briefings in a clear and concise manner; assisting Solicitors Office or other government attorneys in the preparation of FOIA appeals or defense in FOIA litigation; conducts difficult and complex negotiations with FOIA requesters. Only experience and education obtained by the closing date of this announcement will be considered. TIME-IN-GRADE: Current career or career-conditional employees of the Federal government, or former career or career-conditional employees, who have a break in service of less than one year, are required to meet the time-in-grade restriction of one year of Federal experience at the next lower grade, with few exceptions outlined in 5 CFR 300.603(b). A written test is not required. Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.
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