Sample Job Description for Information Specialist

Following is a sample job description template for the position of Information Specialist:

Job Title: Information Specialist

Location of the Job: Fort Worth, TX 76101

Years of Experience: 1 to 3 Years

Job Type: Full Time Employee

Education Level: Bachelor’s degree

Job Summary:

The Information Specialist will be responsible for the day-to-day database maintenance and data entry activities of the Distribution Services Team. These activities include the addition and maintenance of broker dealer, office and rep data.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responds to FOIA requests in a timely manner.
  • Assigned as part of a team of Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) specialists responding primarily to FOIA request, among others things.
  • Assist the Office of Pesticide Programs (OPP) Public Docket with daily functions of activities.
  • Provides the manager with the information required for weekly and monthly reports.
  • Sorts and responds to incoming mail and telephone request in a timely, courteous, and accurate manner.
  • Responds to requests for information on documents from Agency staff, other government agencies, or the public.
  • Produces current awareness reports, bibliographies, and other items as directed.
  • Maintains equipment and arranges for equipment repairs.
  • Shelves new and returned material in stacks.
  • Sorts and distributes mail to appropriate units.
  • Greets and assists walk-in-visitors, researchers, and other patrons and oversees file/reading room.
  • Maintains automated circulation system and circulation desk.

Position Requirements:

  • Relational database experience preferred
  • Strong verbal communication
  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred
  • Ability to research trades with broker dealer firms by asking probing questions is required
  • Knowledge of mutual funds/financial services a plus
  • MS Office skills

Salary: $12.00 – $15.00 Hourly DOE