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Human Resources Administrative Assistant/General Clerk II, Washington DC, VA US ID#16272

HR Admin Assistant/General Clerk II, Washington, DC, US ID#16040

***Active Secret Clearance Required***

Candidates without an active clearance will not be considered

Cherokee Nation Mission Solutions provides support services and project support personnel to our Government and industry partners. Our highly skilled experts support and supplement the mission, expertise, and skill sets of our clients. Utilizing our customer-intimate approach, we partner with our clients to provide strategic solutions that maximize the use of human and financial resources to ensure that mission-critical projects are completed on time and within budget.

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The entry level HR/REE Front Office Administrative Assistant reports to the HR/REE Office Deputy Director. The incumbent shall perform a wide variety of human resources-related and other administrative duties in support of the HR/REE Office leadership.

Job Description:

Essential Duties and Responsibilities (Deliverables):

Entry level position with a number of tasks following guidelines and procedures.  Includes the following (Other duties may be assigned)

  • Maintains accurate calendars for the Director and Deputy Office Director; schedule appointments and make necessary arrangements for meetings and conferences.
  • Processes the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) and Privacy Act (PA) requests and appeals pertaining to all aspects of the Foreign Service examination, assessment, and employment processes. Collaborates with coordinating bureaus and offices to ensure redactions and exemptions follow government-wide protocol.
  • Collaborates with the Registrar’s Office to help execute the A-100 Foreign Service Officer Entry classes.
  • Processes HRCC requests and coordinates with respective REE divisions to respond accordingly.
  • Provides back-up coverage for Time & Attendance.
  • Processes travel authorization requests and provide logistical coordination for official travel for the Director and Deputy Director to include post-travel voucher assistance.
  • Performs office automation duties using various software applications such as E-Travel, E-Services and E-Performance.
  • Develops, maintains, and disseminates a variety of accurate and up-to-date tracking mechanisms to ensure that the REE Front Office meets external and internal deadlines for taskings and clearances.
  • Types and edits letters, memoranda, cable reports, and other materials as directed using Microsoft Office applications.
  • Serves as the Principle note taker at HR/REE Staff meetings.
  • Provides back-up coverage for reception area.
  • Assists new REE employees with onboarding logistics.
  • Ensures that formats, spacing, arrangements, and preparation of typed materials in final form are in keeping with prescribed Office of the Director General (DGHR) guidance.
  • In charge of procurement for SA-1 HR/REE office automation supplies such as toner for printers, United Postal Service supplies, and copier paper via GPS account.
  • Interfaces with copier contract personnel for maintenance or toner requests.
  • Maintains office calendar for 5th & 6th floor conference rooms.
  • Coordinator for Strategic Workforce Planning Group meetings: schedule meetings, prepare agendas, prepare notes from meetings and coordinate clearance and dissemination.
  • Assistant to Deputy Office Director with coordination, editing, and disseminating the HR/REE input for the HR Weekly Meetings.
  • Oversight and management of HR/REE SharePoint site.
  • Tracking and maintenance of HR/REE policy and other HR related documents in SharePoint.
  • Updates and maintains tracking spreadsheets such as the office phone list.
  • As needed, participates in special and ad-hoc projects of a widely diverse administrative nature as directed by the HR/REE Office Director and Deputy Office Director.
  • Performs other job related duties as assigned.

Supervisory/Management Authority:

This position does not have mgmt. authority or supervisory capacity

Education and/or Experience:

One (1) years of experience in secretarial/administrative support positions in a government environment.



• Outstanding editing and note taking skills.

• Ability to function in a fast pace environment with excellent customer service.

• Ability to adapt and respond to differing instructions and programs.

• Must be a self-starter and be able to work effectively with minimum supervision.

• Proficient in MS Office( Word, Excel and Access Database) and SharePoint( highly recommended).

• Ability to organize logistics for high level visits and events.

• Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal skills.

• Candidates must have a SECRET security clearance at time of appointment.


  • Work will be performed in a climate controlled office environment.


This position is performed primarily in a secured federal office setting.

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 cybersecurity 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.

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We maintain an Affirmative Action Plan for the purpose of 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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