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 function
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
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.
Knowledge of Joint Staff mission and tasks.
Experience in foreign policy, U.S. defense strategy and policy, and regional or international affairs.
Knowledge of and experience working in the U.S. Government FOIA, MDR, and SR programs.
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