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Administrative Professional – Arlington, VA ( ID # 14824)

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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We are in need of an Administrative Professional to support our client.

This is an outstanding opportunity to work for the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) in the Pentagon City area. The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) requires administrative support services for the Human Resources Division's Workers' Compensation Office (HRES).

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Monitor incoming DEA Workers' Compensation Outlook email account and referring action items to professional staff.
  • Maintain electronic database of incoming claim forms in Microsoft Access format and other workers' compensation records in both electronic and paper files.
  • Answer incoming calls, responding to non-technical inquiries regarding the Workers' Compensation Program (OWCP), taking messages, and transferring calls and searching the Department of Labor's Agency Query System to answer routine workers' compensation questions from claimants.
  • Type correspondence, letters, memoranda, and other workers' compensation related documents and forms generated by the professional staff; photocopying, faxing, and scanning records to disk; and preparing envelopes and packages to mail.
  • Enter new claims in Department of Veterans' Affairs Workers' Compensation Management Information Electronic Data Interface (EDI).
  • Set up case file folders for each claim received, and filing OWCP and other related compensation documents in appropriate case files (e.g., CA-l, CA·2, CA-6, CA·7, CA·l7, CA-20, medical documents and reports, and billing information).
  • Maintain a directory of division, office, and laboratory workers' compensation points of contact.
  • Assist the professional staff in protecting employee confidentiality of OWCP information.
  • Prepare records for archives by creating inventory sheets, boxing, and shipping documents.

Supervisory/Management Authority:

  • This position will not have supervisory or management authority

Education and/or Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or H.S. Diploma with 5 years administrative experience
  • Three to five years of administrative assistance experience in a Dept. of Justice, Dept. of Defense or other related federal setting.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: 

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
  • High attention to detail and possess the ability to multi-task
  • Excellent communication skills; both oral and written.
  • Able to comprehend and implement processes and procedures in accordance with the training provided by DEA.
  • Possess demonstrated experience or ability in analyzing, synthesizing, and disseminating intelligence information.
  • Be dependable, reliable and accountable
  • Have the ability to successfully pass a drug screen and federal background check

Work Environment:

  • This position is performed 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 “” 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 “” This email box is not for resumes or follow up on job applications