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Logistics Specialist III (ID# 14571)

Logistics Specialist III – Arlington, VA, (ID# 14571)

Cherokee Nation Strategic Programs (CNSP) is a versatile, 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 Logistics Specialist I.  This individual will serve as and support the Countermeasures Directorate, and/or its subordinate offices for the Dept. of State (DOS).

This position may require overseas and/or domestic travel.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide oral and written advice on specific issues regarding Standard Operating Procedures (SOP), Contract file documents, Memorandums, and weekly logistics reports pertaining to the procurement handling, programming and inventory/accountability of over equipment deployed worldwide
  • Track all DOS Purchase Requests and contracts submitted.
  • Responsible for providing information on annual, quarterly, and monthly inventory, equipment and controlled loaned Dept. of Defense (DoD) /OGA (classified) and DS assets, and the movement of armored vehicles, equipment and systems for use at National test facilities
  • Occasional travel CONUS & OCONUS

Supervisory/Management Authority:

  • This position will not have supervisory or management authority

Education and/or Experience:

  • A minimum of an Associate’s degree in Business Administration, logistics , or other related areas of study
  • Seven (7) years’ experience in logistics management in a federal or military setting is required
  • Department of State experience preferred but not required

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: 

  • Excellent Communication skills; both oral and written
  • Ability to work independently and maintain professional working relationships with a wide variety of government and contractor staff
  • Organized and have attention to detail and possess the ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Proven ability to directly support overseas logistic positions 
  • For PSP positions only: 
    • Ability to use S-ILMS and ILMS in support of PSP logistics requirements.  Order fulfillment, tracking, and communication with posts.  Ability to coordinate classified pouch shipments as directed.
  • For ST only: 
  • Knowledge of Maximo; Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS) software preferred, but not required
  • For DEAV only: 
    • Ability to get certification for Hazmat using DOD and DOT requirements.
  • For ST positions only:
    • Ability to coordinate training for overseas Field Service Representatives and Logisticians on the use of CMMS mobile and production equipment, as well as the configuration of all tactical communications systems prior to shipment
  • Must be a US Citizen
  • Active U.S. Passport
  • Travel as required CONUS & OCONUS
  • Must hold an ACTIVE Top Secret level security clearance
  • Successfully pass a drug screen and federal background check

Work Environment:

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