AECOM Freedom of Information Act / Declassification Analyst in Arlington, Virginia

Business Line Government

Position Title Freedom of Information Act / Declassification Analyst

United States of America - Virginia


Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking an Analyst to provide Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) and Declassification review services for the Joint Staff. The position will be located at the Pentagon.

Essential Responsibilities:

Analyst shall provide support to the Joint Staff Declassification Branch to comply with the mandated review provisions of EO 13526, FOIA review requirements, DOD directives and Joint Staff implementing documents. Analyst shall provide technical, administrative, implementation and coordination support for document review, project control, tracking of records and database management. Analyst shall advise and assist the Government, but shall not make final decisions or certifications on behalf of the Government, nor perform any inherently Government functions.

Minimum Requirements

  • Final Top Secret security clearance is required at the time of hire.

  • Education Requirements: A minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in the Social Sciences. Analysts with a degree in other disciplines (or without a Bachelor’s Degree, but having considerable professional/military experience) may be accepted based on documented declassification work experience subject to Joint Staff concurrence.

  • Years of Experience: Extensive experience reviewing and/or analyzing Department of Defense and/or Federal Civilian agency records required

  • Must be capable of performing declassification reviews independently or as part of a team.

  • After employment commences, the employee must pass the Department of Energy’s Historical Records Restricted Data Reviewers (HRRDR) course.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Extensive proven experience in the review of Joint Staff classified equities to include war plans (both nuclear and conventional); combatant commands, operational and geographical equities (current and historic), NATO and JCS relationships and interactions between NSC, OSD and JCS.

  • The candidate should possess and demonstrate a thorough understanding of the Executive Order 13526, classification criteria, Freedom of Information Act provisions and a thorough working knowledge of Joint Staff structure, mission, history, equities and declassification precedent.

  • Candidate shall participate in additional training conducted by the Joint Staff, the National Declassification Center, and other agencies as directed by the Joint Staff. Document reviewers must have attended and passed the Department of Energy (DOE) training class on recognition of RD/FRD information.

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

At AECOM, employee's safety and security are our top Safeguarding core value. All employees are expected to set the highest level of safety expectation in their work, display the highest level of safe behavior, and actively participate in AECOM's Safety For Life Program. SH&E is a part of our company culture and participation is required for all employees.

NOTICE TO THIRD PARTY AGENCIES: Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.

Job Category Information Technology

Business Group Management Services Group (MS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 191994BR

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.