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Role Player Support, Ft. Bliss, El Paso, TX (ID# 15782)

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 Part-Time Role Players that are personnel integrated into military scenarios using real military weapons, equipment and vehicles in a multitude of situations such as hostile forces, ambushes, sniper, friendly forces, police, terrorist, and etc. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • OPFOR personnel will at times be engaged in physical contact as required for training scenarios, where Role players will at times be engaged in physical contact as required for training scenarios. 
  • Role players may be required, dependent upon position within the exercise scenario, to operate Government owned or rented vehicles (HMMWV, Pick-up trucks, Vans, Stake-bed/light duty trucks). 
  • Other duties will consist of personnel integrated into military scenarios using real military weapons, equipment and vehicles in a multitude of situations such as hostile forces, ambushes, sniper, friendly forces, police, terrorist, and etc.
  • Shall arrive at specific locations as determined by the government and coordinated by the full-time role players.
  • Shall act as cultural, foreign language speaking and detainee role players as assigned by the Lead Role Player.

Supervisory/Management Authority:

  • This position will not have supervisory or management authority


Education and/or Experience:

  • Candidates must have the ability to obtain a NACI clearance.
  • Candidates will be subject to a US federal background investigation meeting the requirements for access to classified information and favorably pass a drug screen.
  • Candidates must have a valid US driver’s license.
  • Shall have moderate/adequate experience (2 or more years) performing this type of work within or for the Department of Defense or specific military services.
  • Moderate/adequate language and cultural skills and knowledge are required, with preferred native background from USCENTCOM Area of Responsibility (AOR). 
  • More extensive language/cultural ability can be substituted for experience. 
  • Operational experience in Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF), Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF) or other combat operational environments as an interpreter or other function is also preferred.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: 

  • Shall have adequate knowledge of Afghanistan and Iraqi cultures, social norms and at least a general understanding of others within the USCENTCOM AOR.


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 field environment.
  • All Role Players shall work outside in all types of weather (e.g., heat, cold, rain, snow).  These positions require long periods of standing and walking.  

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!

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

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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.