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Real Property Management Specialist III Arlington, VA, (ID# 14608)

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 a Real Property Management Specialist III to work at the Department of State in the Countermeasures Directorate (C), of the Bureau of Diplomatic Security. The position requires extensive professional experience in all DOS domestic/overseas real property processes and procedures

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Candidate must be a US Citizen
  • Incumbent must hold an active and current SECRET security clearance to start; however, in addition they must also be able to obtain a Top Secret Clearance. There will be no sponsorship of any type of US federal government security clearances.
  • Must be able to pass a successful drug test and a federal government background investigation.
  • This position may require extensive overseas and/or domestic travel with at least a minimum of 25% of the time.
  • Incumbent must have a valid US Passport with 1 year or more left prior to its expiration date.
  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of DS property to include the items used and installed by field offices;
  • Ability to work independently and maintain professional working relationships with a wide variety of government and contractor staff
  • Proven ability to directly support overseas logisticians on the use of the Department of States system of record; Integrated Logistics Management System (ILMS), the Secure-Integrated Logistics Management system (S-ILMS), Mobile Asset advantage and as directed the use of core CMMS (IBM Maximo) and mobile CMMS
  • Provide oral and written advice on specific issues regarding Standard Operating Procedures (SOP), Contracts, Memorandums, and periodic logistics reports pertaining to the procurement handling, programing and inventory/accountability of all DS equipment deployed worldwide;
  • Responsible for annual inventory reconciliation of all geographic regions of DS property using the Integrated Logistics Management System (ILMS), the Secure-Integrated Logistics Management system (S-ILMS), Mobile Asset advantage and as directed the use of core CMMS (IBM Maximo) and mobile CMMS;
  • Ensure that DS field personnel are adhering to all relevant Foreign Affairs Manual and Foreign Affairs Handbook (FAM/FAH) regulations regarding property management;



Supervisory/Management Authority:

  • This position will not have supervisory or management authority

Education and/or Experience:

  • Minimum of an Associate’s degree in Business, or other related areas of study such as Certified Professional Property Manager (CPPM) certification
  • Minimum of six (6) years professional experience in logistics management.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: 

  • Thorough knowledge of DOS shipping regulations and process
  • IBM Maximo program
  • Thorough knowledge of DOS Foreign Affairs Manual and Foreign Affairs Handbook (FAM/FAH) regulations regarding property management
  • Proficiency in English with grammatically correct written and verbal communication skills

Work Environment:

  • This position is primarily performed in a secured federal office setting, a controlled office environment.
  • This position will additionally require domestic/international travel; therefore, the incumbent will be in airport terminals/facilities where standing for extended periods in these and through security checkpoints can occur.

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

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