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Legal Administrative Specialist Pocatello - Military Veterans

at Amentum

Job Description

Amentum has multiple opportunities for Legal Administrative Specialists to join our team on our Federal Government contract in Pocatello, ID

In this role, you will support our customer's mission to help maintain transparency in our government, by providing administrative support for incoming Freedom of Information and Privacy Act (FOI/PA) requests and declassification reviews. Transparency in our government is not only essential for government accountability, but is also integral to our country's democracy. Through this work, you provide citizens with easier access to government information. However, while an open and transparent government is essential to our work, Legal Administrative Specialists are also responsible for safeguarding information that may cause harm if released.

All Legal Administrative Specialists attend an on-site, paid, six-week training course which will equip you with the skills needed to be successful in this role.

Essential duties and responsibilities for the position include, but are not limited to:

  • Provide administrative support to search, collect, and analyze responsive documents for incoming FOI/PA requests and maintain information regarding the documents in a database.
  • Complete and deliver files ready for FOI/PA processing, while maintaining control of classified documents.
  • Search government databases for background information and conduct record searches on requested information.
  • Research, review, analyze and interpret all responsive information.
  • Compile, prepare and report findings from available relevant information to the customers within established guidelines, legal constraints and standard operating procedures.
  • Maintain performance to ensure the delivery of timely, high quality work, consistent with customer specifications, while handling multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Work independently as part of an integrated team and display high self-motivation and integrity.
  • Have the ability to maintain an exceptional level of organization and time management skills
The Basic Qualifications for this position are as follows:
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a Top Secret US government issued security clearance with a CI Poly. Note: U.S. Citizenship is required to obtain a Top secret clearance.
  • Must successfully complete a 4-6 week training course once you are onboard and successfully pass the test at the end of the course.
Minimum Experience, Education and Licensure:
  • All contractor personnel shall have completed four years of post-secondary education leading to an undergraduate level education or three years specialized work experience. This experience shall include providing products and services similar to those outlined in this SOW.
  • Analytical experience in the military is applicable.
  • FOIPA processing experience is recommended, but not required.
  • All contractor personnel must be appropriately skilled to perform routine analytical, administrative, research, and recordkeeping tasks.
  • Analytical tasks are of moderate complexity, predominately involving assessment of written documents and application of the dissemination rules and policies.

Minimum Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Computer skills required:
  • MS Office Suite proficiency. (Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, and Excel), Internet Browsers, and SharePoint, and capable of using complex records systems and computer applications.
  • Must be able to learn new systems and applications.
  • Must be able to create graphs and charts and draft technical and administrative documents.
  • Ability to type at least 60 words per minute.
  • Ability to work effectively and efficiently in a team environment and relate well to others
  • Ability to manage individual workflow effectively and improve processes when necessary
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively with coworkers both in written and verbal communications
  • Positive attitude focused on customer satisfaction
  • Ability to show initiative and commitment to the company's goals
  • Ability to readily adapt to changing requirements
  • Strong commitment to performing and producing at the highest level of quality at all times
Physical Demands:
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands and fingers to handle, or feel objects office equipment; use fingers and hands to type or write; reach with hands and arms; talk or hear. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. Ability to Lift up to 15 lbs, bend, reach, carry, stoop, kneel, climb, etc.
Work Environment:
  • This position is generally sedentary and is performed in an open office environment with a large personal desk space

Amentum is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our hiring practices provide equal opportunity for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, national origin, age, United States military veteran's status, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, family structure, medical condition including genetic characteristics or information, veteran status, or mental or physical disability so long as the essential functions of the job can be performed with or without reasonable accommodation, or any other protected category under federal, state, or local law.

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EEO including Disability/Protected Veterans

Pocatello, ID


Amentum brings industry-best expertise, processes, and technology to ensure the availability and reliability of our Government and commercial clients’ vital facilities and equipment. We apply our culture of excellence to operate, maintain, and manage your global assets and complex supply chains to meet modern challenges at home and abroad. You get the confidence that comes from a partner with on a century-long heritage of unrelenting dedication to our clients’ missions across the DoD, civilian agencies, and the IC.

We are looking for skilled Veterans interested in continuing your career in aviation, global logistics, IT and Network support, and also unmanned systems. 

We currently have positions open nationwide and globally to include: Kuwait, Iraq, and other overseas locations!

Amentum’s skilled workforce lives with outcomes rather than just works on them. Our employees hold the most sought-after certifications in the industry, including Program Management Professional (PMP), IT/Cyber, ITIL, and Professional Scrum Master (PSM). Our teams who maintain and modify vehicles, aircraft, and weapons systems work within disciplined environments certified to AS9001D, ISO 9001:2015, AS9110B, and AS9100C standards.

Whether it’s managing facilities supporting the IC’s classified missions, operating UAVs that protect our soldiers, or maintaining military equipment at remote bases abroad, Amentum has the experience, passion, and commitment to meet your critical needs.

What happens after I apply? 

First, you will want to ensure your RecruitMilitary profile is up to date, and you also have the most up to date resume to provide. Once you apply for the role you will be re-directed to complete your employment application on Amentum's career site. Once you complete that application a recruiter will review your skills and qualifications and reach out to you about the role as appropriate. 



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