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Information Disclosure Specialist (FOIA/PA) – Location Negotiable After Selection, United States
Interior, US Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior
Job ID: 484256Start Date: 07/20/2021End Date: 08/02/2021
Only experience and education obtained by 08/02/2021 will be considered. You may qualify at the GS-11 level, if you fulfill one of the following qualification requirements: One year of specialized experience comparable in scope and responsibility to the next lower grade level (equivalent to at least the GS-09) in the Federal government. Examples of experience may include: recommends modification and implementation of Freedom of Information Act policies and procedures; writes and edits material for an organization that contains applicable rules, regulations, and laws; research Freedom of Information Act legal issues that arise and provide recommendations to management; and prepare memorandums, affidavits and other required documentation for Freedom of Information Act requests; OR A Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree; or 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree; or possession of a LL.M. degree, if related; OR A combination of education and experience as listed above. You may qualify at the GS-12 level, if you fulfill the following qualification requirement: One year of specialized experience, equivalent to at least the GS-11 grade level in the Federal service. Examples of specialized experience may include: process a wide-range of Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests from simple requests for a single page or report to the most complex requests involving thousands of pages of responsive material; understanding of preparing litigation reports, answers, and affidavits to be submitted for federal courts; experience in tracking Freedom of Information Act requests in a tracking system; and experience with identifying and protecting sensitive information including privacy-protected information and information that should be made available to the public. 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). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Time In Grade Requirement: Applicants must meet both eligibility and qualification requirements for the position of interest by the closing date of the JOA. Specifically,
i. Area of Consideration.
ii. Time-in-grade (TIG) requirements as specified in 5 CFR 300, Subpart F.
iii. Time after competitive appointment as specified in 5 CFR 330.502.
iv. Qualification requirements outlined in OPM’s Qualifications Standards for General Schedule Positions or for Federal Wage System (FWS), wage grade positions, applicants are evaluated using the OPM Job Qualification System for Trades and Labor Occupations and the job element examining method
Your SF-50 will be used to confirm you meet all requirements
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