Positions Available at Federal Agencies
and Privacy has learned of the following Freedom of Information Act/Privacy
Act-related positions that currently are available at federal agencies:
Security Administration (TSA), a newly created component of the Department of
Transportation, has multiple openings for both attorneys and paralegals (or
other access professionals) who have experience in working with the Freedom
of Information Act.
are located in the Transportation Security Administration's Office of the Deputy
Chief Counsel for General Law. Anyone interested in these positions should contact
Lyn M. Rahilly, an attorney in the TSA's Office of the Chief Counsel, at (202)
professional positions will be located in the Transportation Security Administration's
newly formed FOIA office. These openings will be formally announced on the Transportation
Security Administration's Web site (www.tsa.gov) soon.
sub-agency is an "excepted service" government entity, its salary scales are
different from those of the ordinary government salary schedule; they are set
in "pay bands" that can range higher than regular GS grades. Additional information
can be obtained through the Transportation Security Administration's Web site
of Management and Budget (OMB) is looking for someone to work on a three-month,
nonreimbursable detail to help cover its governmentwide policy responsibilities
under the Privacy Act of 1974 and also matters pertaining to FOIA fees. The
position is in the Information Policy and Technology Branch of OMB's Office
of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA). OMB prefers an attorney for this
position, but is willing to consider other access professionals as well. Anyone
interested in this position should contact Jasmeet Seehra, Deputy Director of
OIRA's Information Policy and Technology Branch, at (202) 395-3123.
and Privacy is posting these notices in an effort to facilitate the hiring of
highly qualified attorneys and access professionals to work in the FOIA and
Privacy Act areas throughout the federal government. The potential value of
doing so was discussed at a FOIA Officers Conference held by OIP late last year,
and this is the first in what is expected to be a regular series of such postings.
the FOIA personnel at all federal agencies to bring FOIA and Privacy Act-related
vacancies to its attention for prompt inclusion in this FOIA Post feature.
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