FOIA Specialist

Clearance Level
Program Management
Washington, District of Columbia

REQ#: RQ105853

Travel Required: Less than 10%
Public Trust: NACI (T1)
Requisition Type: Regular

As a FOIA specialist for a government agency in Washington, DC, the candidate will examine and provide responses to requests for information under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA). Duties include:

  • Examining and evaluating requests for information under FOIA;
  • Determining what information or portions of information may be exempt from release;
  • Drafting replies to routine and complex requests for information;
  • Compiling statistical data for release;
  • Conducting inquiries and retrieving responsive information to prepare final responses to requests for information;
  • Coordinating with internal and external offices and programs to collect information for release independently;
  • Using an electronic tracking system to track, manage, and complete FOIA assignments and maintain case files;
  • Recognizing priorities and independently organizing work to meet established deadlines;
  • Establishing internal procedures to ensure adequate control of deadlines and progress reports;
  • Maintaining and developing knowledge of the supported government program, its divisions, staff, and responsibilities.


Bachelors Degree and 3-5 years of relevant experience


Immigration experience is a plus

Strong verbal and written communication skills

Strong analytical and research skills

Excellent organization skills

Public Trust or the ability to obtain it

This position requires being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by January 18, 2022 or the start date, if after January 18. Individuals who work in or reside in Florida, Montana, Tennessee, Texas, or work outside of the United States may be excluded from this requirement.

We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.

GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.