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GIS Specialist-Journeyman – Tyndall AFB, Panama City, Florida, (ID# 15363)

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 looking for a GIS Specialist-Journeyman to support the Program Management Office (PMO) at Tyndall AFB in rebuilding the base after Hurricane Michael by turning the new $3B master plan into a portfolio of ready-to-award-construction project packages.


  • We are looking for a professional with GIS experience to coordinate activities with other organizational elements, educate and train others regarding the use and potential use of GIS tools for mission accomplishment.
  • This role will support the Air Forces’ MILCON and Facility Sustainment Restoration and Modernization (FSRM) programs in support of the Tyndall AFB rebuild effort.  The candidate selected for this position will perform a broad range of GIS functions for a variety of design and construction projects as part of the rebuild effort.
  • Use GIS skill sets as appropriate to further the mission of the Tyndall PMO.
  • Participate in the creation, maintenance, and gathering of GIS datasets related to natural resource and built infrastructure.
  • Utilize various GIS techniques, image processing, and graphics software systems to produce completed map products and figures.
  • Creating or reformatting data into standard geospatial formats using geoprocessing tools.
  • Prepare Metadata, Data archives, Data Series Reports, and Data Releases.
  • Performs other job related duties as assigned.


Supervisory/Management Authority:

  • This position will not have any supervisory or management authority.

Education and/or Experience:

  • Candidates must be U.S. Citizens and have an active and current DOD security clearance (NACI).
  • All selected applicants will be subject to a U.S. Federal Government security background investigation to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information and favorably pass a pre-employment drug screen.
  • As a minimum a Bachelors’ degree or Masters’ degree (preferred) from an accredited discipline university in Physical or Life Sciences, or other related field is required.
  • Three (3) to ten (10) years of GIS experience.
  • Experience with the US Air Force facilities and construction programs is highly desired.
  • Proficiency with using the US Air Force GeoBase system.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Utilizing and applying computer software including Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, and PowerPoint).


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Working with the ArcGIS software suite is required.
  • Performing QA/QC on data sets.
  • Familiarity with SDSFIE and AFI 32-10112.


Work Environment:

  • This position is primarily performed in a secured federal and/or military installation office setting, a controlled office environment as well as working outside in a construction site field 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!

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