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Archeological Technician III, El Paso, TX, US ID#15711

***Public Trust Clearance required***

Cherokee Nation Management & Consulting (CNMC) is a versatile small business that provides advisory & assistance services in research, experimental development, technology implementation, and program management. CNMC has expertise in a wide-range of technical disciplines including engineering, environmental, information and asset management, along with a variety of physical and life sciences. The company is an integral part of the Technology Division’s portfolio of companies. Wholly owned by the Cherokee Nation, CNMC is part of the Cherokee Nation Businesses family of companies.

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Fort Bliss Army Reservation is an active training facility located in the extreme western part of the State of Texas at El Paso and the south-central area of the State of New Mexico. The reservation occupies approximately 1.2 million acres covering two states and three counties. Our client, the Environmental Division of its Directorate of Public Works, is responsible for the oversight of the installation's natural and cultural resources ensuring compliance with environmental policy, programs and legislation, managing the Region Environmental Program in support of the Army's environmental strategy for pollution prevention, compliance, restoration and conservation.

We are seeking a qualified individual to work closely with the Environmental Division of the Directorate of Public Works, Cultural Resource Program at the Fort Bliss Army Installation in El Paso, TX to provide archeological program support as outlined below. 


Includes the following:

  • Design and complete archeological projects across the Fort Bliss installation, to include archeological survey and site evaluations and archeological monitoring.
  • Complete a recording of each project site and make NRHP eligibility recommendations for all sites, including any necessary subsurface testing, following the Fort Bliss Significance Standards.
  • Complete integration of GIS data, development and display of hard-copy maps, diagnosis and resolution of data discrepancies and quality control checks on GIS data.
  • Prepare any collected artifacts for curation following Fort Bliss standards.
  • Prepare and submit fully completed state site forms and any state-required attachments.
  • Prepare and publish a professional technical report describing, among other requirements, the results of that work in paper and electronic formats.
  • Work with the Fort Bliss DPW-Environmental Division, Conservation Branch archeologists to ensure compliance with the National Historic Preservation Act, the Fort Bliss Programmatic Agreement, and other pertinent laws, regulations and guidance. 
  • Perform other job related duties as required


  • Supervision of one archeological crew member.


  • Master's degree in Archeology
  • At least two years of recent archeological experience in the southwest (Southern California, Nevada, Utah, Colorado, Arizona, New Mexico, West Texas).


  • Knowledge of the National Historic Preservation Act a plus, as is familiarity with Fort Bliss archeological standards, including the TRU survey system and the Research and Significance Standards (2009). 
  • Good computer skills, including knowledge of ArcGIS, MS Office, and a variety of GPS units.
  • Proven ability to work independently and complete projects on time with sufficient documentation.
  • Good writing skills.


  • The duties of this position are performed 50% in a climate controlled office environment and 50% in the field.  No travel is anticipated.


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

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.

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