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Senior Writer/ Classification Analyst, Washington DC, US ID#16207

Cherokee Nation Mission Solutions (CNMS) is committed to delivering innovative solutions to solve its clients’ toughest problems, whether it be in the next state or around the world. CNMS utilizes the most qualified teams to support each client’s mission, providing responsive, strategic and innovative paths forward. CNMS makes it a priority to build personal, business relationships with each client and to consistently go above and beyond their expectations.


Provide HR support services to include gathering information and documenting a comparison and evaluation of the duties and responsibilities against criteria in pertinent OPM classification standards.


  • Review the organization's functional statements and staffing pattern, the current position descriptions for the incumbent and supervisor.
  • Conduct onsite informational interview(s) with the supervisor and employee.
  • Prepare a written evaluation report summarizing the interview findings, evaluating the position's duties and responsibilities against appropriate and applicable Office of Personnel Management (OPM) classification standards, and documenting the rationale for the recommended title, series, and grade level.
  • If the interviews surface any position management issues or perceived weaknesses in the position, provide recommendations or options for restructuring the work or otherwise addressing the issues raised.
  • Develop and prepare new or amended position descriptions, job analysis, crediting plans or other necessary documents such as OF8s, FLSA determinations and memorandum as required for submittal to the human resources office.
  • The contractor will as required meet with human resources personal, supervisory and management officials at all levels to discuss and explain position classification or position management recommendations. In addition when requested on-site training and mentoring will be provided.
  • The contractor as requested will assist human resource with special projects related to position classification and position management. As required provides facilitation support to ensure that study teams stay on track and within schedule. Participates in identifying new approaches to accomplish EUR-IO/EX/HR operations, and supports the development of reports, projections, cost estimates, justifications, and associated briefings for management.
  • Develops information from various sources to produce highly specialized reports, analyses and recommendations to facilitate EUR-IO/EX/HR decision-making on the broad portfolio of HR and management issues that falls under its purview.
  • Plays a leading role in developing operating guidance or procedures, program modifications or enhancements, or similar actions, and coordinates them within the EUR/EX/HR Bureau and with client Bureaus throughout the Department.


  • The work requires comprehensive knowledge of EUR-IO/EX/HR goals, objectives, services, and programs, as well as the individual needs of client bureaus.
  • The work also requires expert knowledge of position classification and position management principles and policies; comprehensive knowledge of other functional areas of HR such as staffing and employees relations in order to deal with a wide variety of issues; meet customer requirements; recommend alternatives to EUR-IO/EX/HR and/or client bureau management.
  • The ability to provide operational support in a variety of functions. In addition strong writing, editing, analytical and team facilitation skills, and the ability to interact with management officials at all levels of EUR-IO/EX/HR and client bureaus.


 Controlled climate office 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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