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Declassification Specialist
Job ID:26252
Washington DC, District Of Columbia


Bringing Solutions That Make Business Better

We are seeking a Declassification Specialist to be part of a creative, forward-thinking team. Our success at deploying skilled, highly knowledgeable experts has landed us on the Inc. 5000 list of America’s fastest-growing companies four times – and we’re just getting started.

As the Declassification Specialist, you will use your analytical skills to apply policy and procedures in making determinations on documents for declassification, exemption, exclusion, or referral to other agencies. You will annually complete at least 2000 Mandatory Declassification Review requests using approved guidance and established procedures, while recommending changes to guidance and procedures as necessary, to comply with the letter and spirit of E.O. 13526 and related directives. You will also use software tools to redact sensitive information as required. Additionally, you will:

  • Perform an initial review of each document, redacting or referring sensitive information under Executive Order 13526, the Freedom of Information Act, Privacy Act, Atomic Energy Act, and other authorities, and a separate quality control review sufficient to ensure the accuracy of primary review work
  • Coordinate and/or assist government personnel in coordinating with other offices, agencies, or governments as required to ensure compliance with all relevant statutes, international agreements, and executive orders
  • Electronically record review results; reviewer performance is tracked using approved management controls
  • Produce records suitable for public release in electronic and/or hard copy format

What You’ll Need to be Successful:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in political science, foreign affairs, international affairs/relations, history, law, or related fields of study, and/or a Juris Doctor degree (with experience working in and/or demonstrated expertise in foreign affairs or national security highly preferred)
  • Demonstrated knowledge of E.O. 13526, the FOIA, the Privacy Act, and other information access programs
  • Experience working on FOIA appeals and/or FOIA litigation cases highly desirable, including work on declarations, Vaughn indices, and preparing documents for FOIA litigation filings

Great Additional Skills:

  • Demonstrated experience in the areas of foreign policy, diplomacy, foreign aid, or national security

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About Resolvit:

Resolvit is an international technology consulting firm with industry-leading customers in the financial services, high tech, manufacturing, retail, life sciences, and government sectors. Through its partnerships, Resolvit delivers highly impactful, innovative solutions across five core areas: Infrastructure Modernization, Application Development Services, Enterprise Data Management & Analytics, Knowledge & Content Management, and Strategic Staffing.