FOIA and Records Administrator

Posted on Jan 15, 2021 via USAJobs

Bureau of Land Management, Department of the Interior

Santa Fe, NM  |  #administrative #government


Explore a new career with the BLM - where our people are our greatest natural resource.

The BLM is seeking a dynamic individual to join the Energy, Minerals and Realty Directorate, Division of Lands, Realty and Cadastral Survey team.

This position is located in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

Information about Santa Fe area can be found at the Santa Fe Chamber of Commerce website.

We expect to fill 1 vacancy at this time; however, additional positions may be filled from this announcement if needed.

In order to be rated as qualified for this position, we must be able to determine that you meet the qualification requirements - please be sure to include this information in your resume.

No assumptions will be made about your experience or education.

FOR GS-11:nSpecialized Experience Requirements: One year of specialized experience equivalent in difficulty and complexity to the next lower grade level (GS-09) of the position to be filled and must clearly demonstrate the ability to perform the functions of the position.

Examples include implementing records policy, providing user support for records functions, processing of Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests, maintaining records case files, performing information searches, reviewing records and drafting straightforward FOIA responses.


or equivalent doctoral degree or 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree.

-OR-nYou may meet qualifications requirement for this position with an equivalent combination of specialized experience and appropriate doctoral education.

Your graduate/doctoral level education must demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the duties assigned to the FOIA Records Administrator position.

Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social).

Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment.

You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

You must meet all qualification requirements within 30 days of the closing date of the announcement.

Federal employees in the competitive service are also subject to the Time-In-Grade requirement in accordance with 5 CFR 300.604.

If you are a current Federal employee in the General Schedule (GS) pay plan and applying for a promotion opportunity, you must have completed a minimum of 52 weeks at the next lower grade level.

Reasonable Accommodation Requests: If you believe you have a disability (i.e., physical or mental), covered by the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 as amended and Americans with Disabilities Act 1990 as amended, that would interfere with completing the USA Hire Competency Based Assessments, you will be granted the opportunity to request a reasonable accommodation in your online application.

Requests for Reasonable Accommodations for the USA Hire Competency Based Assessments and appropriate supporting documentation for Reasonable Accommodation must be received prior to starting the USA Hire Competency Based Assessments.

Decisions on requests for Reasonable Accommodations are made on a case-by-case basis.

If you meet the minimum qualifications of the position, after notification of the adjudication of your request, you will receive an email invitation to complete the USA Hire Competency Based Assessments.

You must complete all assessments within 48 hours of receiving the URL to access the USA Hire Competency Based Assessments, if you received the link after the close of the announcement.

To determine if you need a Reasonable Accommodation, please review the Procedures for Requesting a Reasonable Accommodation for Online Assessments here:

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