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Senior FOIA Law Clerk
Chenega Corporation EH&F
C2 ALASKA, LLC
The Law Clerk III Senior Office of Support Operations shall provide support to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Office of Support Operations (OSO). The Office of Support Operations offers a variety of programs to manage the agency’s facilities and assets. OSO is responsible for the processing of requests under the Freedom of Information and Privacy Acts, the management of all agency records in accordance with the Federal Records Act, maintaining the security and safety of all SEC facilities, as well as property and equipment management and overall building operations.
Independently analyze and apply FOIA provisions and make disclosure recommendations (law enforcement and sensitive).
Redact exempt content/information in accordance with FOIA, 5 U.S.C. §552/all other applicable FOIA policy and guidance.
Apply appropriate FOIA exemptions to redacted material.
Determine which records require referral and/or consultation with other external agencies and internal SEC components.
Review program records for responsiveness and make releasability determinations.
Prepare records for release, including the redaction of materials to be withheld, and duplicate materials, as necessary.
Ensure released materials do not contain information exempted under the applicable statues or other non-releasable information.
Maintain cases and case files following established procedures and timelines.
Abide by all SEC applicable regulations, publications, manuals, and local policies and procedures.
Adhere to the Freedom of Information Act 5 U.S.C. §552, as amended, and the Privacy Act, 5 U.S.C. §552a, as amended.
Other duties as assigned
Law degree from an ABA-accredited law school.
Minimum six (6) years recent experience as a Law Clerk
Minimum of five (5) years processing FOIA/PA request to include experience reviewing and redacting records using redaction software and FOIAXpress.
Ability to provide favorable credit history
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Must possess expert knowledge of FOIA.
In depth knowledge of the applicability of FOIA/PA exemptions, in particular exemptions 3, 4, 5, 6, and 7A, 7C, 7D, 7E.
Possess FOIA case management skills including but not limited to reviewing agency records, making independent determinations as to the applicability of recommended FOIA exemptions, maintaining electronic FOIA case files, preparing written documentation, reviewing case history and Vaughn indices, applying FOIA fees, and preparing signature packages.
Demonstrated experience working remotely to include utilizing collaborative platforms such as WebEx or MS Teams.
Proficiency with Microsoft Office Professional Suite
Must be client-driven possessing excellent communication (written &verbal) and interpersonal skills.
Ability to work independently in a demanding environment.
Must be organized with great attention to detail.
Physical Demands (The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)
While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee may use repeated motions that include the arms, wrists, hands and/or fingers. The employee is occasionally required to walk, stand, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.
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We specialize in professional staffing and support services to a broad segment of federal agencies through a variety of contract vehicles. As Alaska Native Corporation subsidiaries, we offer flexible and streamlined sole source procurement options to federal customers.
Salary: Hourly USD 52 to 55