FBI Jobs – Freedom of Information Act

Website Federal Bureau of Investigation

Job Description:

The FBI seeks experienced and highly qualified attorneys to serve as legal counsel to the Bureau in FOIA lawsuits brought in federal court; state open records lawsuits brought in state courts; affirmative injunction litigation brought in federal courts to prevent disclosure of FBI information and records by state and local agencies; and Privacy Act litigation regarding access or amendment requests.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with the Civil Division of the Department of Justice and U.S. Attorney’s Offices to represent the FBI’s interests in litigation against the FBI, as well as other litigation in which the FBI has equities.
  • Prepare declarations and/or review declarations prepared by the Record/Information Dissemination Section (RIDS) in support of motions; oversee FOIA productions in ongoing litigation; review motions and legal briefs to provide valuable input on legal arguments and strategy; and provide assistance to DOJ/USAO during hearings and oral arguments.
  • Provide legal and policy guidance on an array of information access issues.
  • Develop professional relationships and partnerships with OGC coworkers, other FBI personnel and officials and representatives of other federal, state, and local agencies, in support of the FBI’s legal interests and equities.
  • Defend the FBI in the most complex FOIA lawsuits (cases with a nexus to the most high-visibility activities of the FBI, national security matters, and other sensitive matters) with minimal supervision.
  • Provide expert legal advice and opinions to the highest levels of FBI management on all aspects of information access issues.

Job Requirements:

  • Must be a U.S. citizen.
  • Must be able to obtain a Top Secret Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI) clearance.
  • Must complete form FD-887, Request for Access to Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI).
  • Must complete a Confidential Financial Disclosure Report, OGE-450 annually.
  • Must pass an FBI polygraph examination.
  • Must never have been convicted of a felony.
  • Must not be in default on a student loan insured by the U.S. government.
  • Must be registered with the Selective Service System (males only, exceptions apply).
  • Must pass an FBI-administered urinalysis drug test.
  • Must be in compliance with the FBI Employment Drug Policy:
  • No use of marijuana within the last three years.
  • No use of any other illegal drug in the past 10 years.
  • No selling, distributing, manufacturing or transporting of any illegal drugs.
  • No use of a prescription drug or a legally obtainable substance in a manner for which it was not intended within the last three years.

Job Details:

Company: Federal Bureau of Investigation

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Functions: Law Enforcement

Job Location: Washington, DC, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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