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Desk Officer (ID# 14645)

Desk Officer – Arlington, VA, (ID# 14645)

Cherokee Nation Strategic Programs (CNSP) is a versatile, a tribally owned 8(a), SDB providing solutions throughout the U.S. and overseas. CNSP has expertise in a wide range of technical disciplines, including global vulnerability assessment, information assurance, intelligence operations, program management and professional services with partners in Information Technology. CNSP is owned by Cherokee Nation Businesses, the economic engine of Cherokee Nation, the largest Native American tribe in the U.S. One-hundred percent of the company’s profits support future business investments and the well-being of the tribe’s citizens through health care, education and job creation, ensuring better lives for Cherokees today and tomorrow.

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CNSP is looking for a Desk Officer whom shall be required to serve as a liaison between various DS offices (i.e., regional bureaus, foreign diplomatic missions, Overseas Building Operations (OBO), Information Resource Management (IRM), and Federal agencies (i.e., FBI, US Secret Service).

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • The Desk Officer shall provide coordination, analysis, and resolution of requirements for security technology, equipment and resources.
  • They shall be required to review incoming correspondence from overseas posts and regional Engineering Security Centers (ESC) and Engineering Security Office (ESO) pertaining to technical security matters.
  • The incumbent shall monitor regional ESC/ESO required status reports via Maximo, facilitate the resolution of outstanding compliance issues, and draft correspondence with recommended appropriate actions to take to remedy technical security situations.
  • The Desk Officer will act as a point-of-contact for When Actually Employed (WAE) employees’ travel and assist with WAE travel authorizations and vouchers.
  • Develop memorandums and reports, compile information pertaining to technical security programs for DS, DOS management, and as requested by other Federal agencies. Prepare formal oral and written presentations. Additional responsibilities include composing/send travel locator cables for departing engineering staff.
  • Administer the removal and distribution of materials in containers and safes, archiving historic materials.
  • Monitor, analyze, and provide guidance on general Engineering Security Support activities and programs within assigned region.
  • Develop and deliver briefings to DS senior management and for presentation to US Ambassadors and Office of the Inspector General teams on security technology programs and DOS matters.
  • Respond to taskers, giving reports on overseas posts’ technical security issues for US ambassadorial briefings.
  • Complete daily compilation, formatting and recording in the DS Source and global database of all cable traffic strategic to operations of DS/ST.
  • Respond to overseas posts individual engineering staff member email/phone requests for information and/or mediation.
  • Contact ST’s overseas staff on delinquent or incorrect required reporting.

Supervisory/Management Authority:

  • This position will not have supervisory or management authority

Education and/or Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or a related field, with five (5) years’ experience in a business environment.
  • Experience with current Microsoft Suite, Visio, Project and SharePoint, and Adobe Pro

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Must be a US citizen
  • Must have a current and active SECRET clearance
  • Must successfully pass a drug test and a federal government background investigation.

Work Environment:

  • This position is primarily performed in a secured federal office setting, in a controlled office environment

With $400 million in annual revenue, 20% growth per year, approximately 950+ active contracts serving 60+ government agencies in 25 countries, 47 states, 2 territories and 2000+ employees, Cherokee Nation Businesses’ (CNB) group of Federal Contracting Section 8(a) companies is well positioned to deliver expertise needed to solve complex technical issues. Federal Solutions provides an array of services for 12 of the 15 cabinet-level departments and agencies – from applications and data services to cyber-security and national defense.

Why consider Cherokee Nation and our Federal Solutions business? Here are some great resources highlighting what we do and compelling reasons for joining our team!

Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, gender identity and sexual orientation. If you’d like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please copy and paste the links to the following two sites: EEO Statement | EEO Poster

If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application process, or are limited in the ability or unable to access or use this online application process and need an alternative method for applying, you may email “[email protected]” for assistance. This email address is for accommodation requests only and cannot be used to inquire about the application process or status.

For Pay Transparency Non Discrimination provision, please copy and paste the following link: Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision

We maintain an Affirmative Action Plan for proactively seeking employment and advancement for qualified protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Upon request, we will schedule time to make our Affirmative Action Plan accessible. If you are interested, please submit a written request with the email subject line: 2018 Request to View Affirmative Action Plan to the Compliance Administrator at “[email protected]” This email box is not for resumes or follow up on job applications.
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