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Computer Operator III (ID#15142)

Fort Knox, KY

Established in 2011, Cherokee Nation 3S (CN3S) provides support, services, and solutions to federal and commercial customers. CN3S guarantees a customer-first attitude, extra effort and willingness to ensure complete customer satisfaction. Its personalized approach gives clients the attention they deserve and the quality they expect.

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Position Description

The Computer Operator III shall possess knowledge in all functional areas associated with providing Military Personnel service support, be familiar with government policies and procedures, possess good analytical, and time management skills, and be an independent thinker.


Duties (Required)

  • Knowledge of computing systems operations terminology; proper office methods and practices; personal computing operations and hardware; operational requirements of networked personal computer systems; personal computing applications including Word, Excel, and others; Windows/DOS operating systems; modern computer techniques, methodologies, principles, and practices. Be flexible and receptive to change.
  • Operation of multi-processing computers and a variety of peripheral and communication equipment in the production of necessary reports, records and other documents; quality control of data and reports; job control setup and scheduling; office operations; and organizing, maintaining, processing and distributing reports. Has the ability to: acquire necessary knowledge to operate electronic computer systems in a large data communications environment; operate and maintain networked personal computer systems; follow manuals and read complicated instructions; understand and carry out oral and written instructions; use appropriate and correct English, spelling, grammar and punctuation; perform arithmetic calculations with speed and accuracy; type at a rate required for successful job performance; operate a variety of standard office equipment; work independently; communicate effectively in written and oral form; establish and maintain effective work relationships with those contacted in the performance of required duties.
  • Operates and monitors computer systems and related equipment including; mainframes, mini computers, micro computers, personal computers, printers and other peripheral devices; controls the performance of multiprocessing systems in a large networked, data communications and telecommunications environment.
  • Capable of planning, organizing and coordinating daily schedules for all computerized batch processing and job control set up.
  • Verifies and distributes with accuracy and completeness, all computer reports and output requested by users and the Data Center staff.
  • Responsible for the error logging, customer engineering or internal staff notification of all system hardware, software and application system problems.
  • Establishes and maintains accurate data records and filing systems to be used in the production and updating of relevant operational records and reports.
  • Maintains computer systems and peripheral devices at scheduled times or as necessary; monitors the computer room for the proper security and environmental temperature, humidity, and power controls.
  • Utilizes personal computing hardware and software, word-processing, spreadsheet, and database applications to perform basic duties including documentation, reporting, scheduling and user support.
  • May be required to perform operations during critical demand periods, emergency situations, or scheduled vacations.
  • Creates or modifies job streams to improve computer operations.
  • Ability to organize and prioritize jobs to be processed.
  • Works cooperatively with various areas of Information Technology, for example: applications, systems, helpdesk, and other areas.
  • Operates software diagnostic tools.
  • Observes machines operations and makes adjustments as necessary.
  • Operational knowledge and experience using MS Access prefferred


Specific Skills and Requirements


  • Candidate shall be able to maintain a NACI clearance.
  • Shall have experience work experience; knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access and Outlook.
  • Must have customer service; proficient written and oral communication skills; all standard office equipment (including printers, copiers, scanners, telephones); comfortable talking on the phone and in person; possess confident and engaging presenting skills (if required to conduct briefings); data input; and preparing and checking standardized reports, memos, correspondence, presentations, and filing.
  • Receives, schedules, and makes proper disposition of telephone calls coming into the office.
  • Makes administrative arrangements for conferences and meetings, apprises participants of necessary details, and ensures that all references and background documents are available.
  • Performs other job related duties as assigned


Education and Experience (Required)

  • Prefer an Associate of Arts Degree in a computer-related technology or equivalent experience
  • Five (5) years of experience, is preferred
  • Shall have the ability to proficiently communicate in the English language

May be required to possess a notary and provide notary services

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.