Records Management Specialist - FOIA - Freedom of Information Act

Title: Records Management Specialist - FOIA - Freedom of Information Act

Salary: $16.00 hr


FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT (FOIA)/RECORDS MANAGEMENT SPECIALIST: Position is responsible for the receipt of requests made to Beaufort County Government for public information, assessing the scope of such requests, compiling the pertinent information, and the subsequent disclosure and dissemination of that information under mandates of the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA). This position, under direct supervision and with guidance from the County Attorney/Legal Department, ensures that these requests are processed in accordance with the relevant legislation, while giving consideration to the potential liability to the County if the requested information is released. 


·  Associate’s Degree with course work in English, business administration, or records management
·  2 years of experience in an office environment
·  Basic research skills
·  Highly proficient with Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, SharePoint and Outlook applications.
·  Exemplary customer service skills including the ability to identify need, provide prompt responses and exercise patience, respect and professionalism in all interactions
·  Highly effective organizational and time management skills
·  Through knowledge of business English, spelling and punctuation
·  Working knowledge of the operation and care of standard office machines and equipment  
·  Must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license

All applicants tentatively selected for a position with Beaufort County Council will be required to submit to urinalysis to screen for the illegal use of drugs and to a background check prior to appointment. Employment is contingent upon clearing both the drug screening and background investigation. EOE.