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General Clerk II, Washington DC, US ID #19067


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.

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  • Receptionist/Program Assistant. Serving as the Support Services Assistant in the East Asian and Pacific Affairs (EAP) bureau, this is a high-level general services professional with a high degree of organization, resourcefulness, tact, and customer service/interpersonal skills.



Includes the following:

  • The receptionist/program assistant is responsible for administrative duties in managing the daily activities of the office.
  • Receives and screens visitors and telephone calls; determines the nature of the visit/call; and determines which can be handled personally and which need to be referred to the supervisor or other staff members as required.
  • Provides initial background or informational material for the supervisor as needed.
  • Arranges for meetings and conferences including location and time; informs all participants of arrangements and provides background information to them as required.
  • Sets up conference room for meetings or other events, as requested. May be asked to take notes and report action taken to appropriate staff members, then follows up to assure necessary action is completed.
  • Makes arrangements for travel of the supervisor, and other staff members, as directed including scheduling of appointments, securing travel and hotel reservations, passports, visas and travel advances.
  • Upon their return, prepares travel vouches from diaries and notes. Establishes and maintains files.
  • Periodically inventories and orders office supplies.
  • Types letters, reports, office instructions, etc. from rough draft, verbal instructions or general outline prepared by the supervisor.
  • Responsible for the correct punctuation, spelling, grammar and format of the completed work.
  • Responsible for sorting and distributing mail, newspapers, and cables or other classified items as required.
  • Deliver material to other Department Front Offices as needed.
  • Responsible for checking individual offices for end-of-day sweep for security purposes and for carrying out other duties related to safeguarding classified items in the Front Office.



  • High School diploma or equivalent required.
  • One year of govenment support position with administrative/receptionist experience required.
  • Excellent customer service and multi-tasking skills
  • Self-motivated with the ability to work independently.
  • High caliber written and verbal communication skills.
  • Proficient in time and resource management.
  • Knowledge of computer software such as Adobe, Microsoft Office (PowerPoint, Outlook, Word, Excel, Access, Publisher).
  • Active SECRET Clearance



  • SECRET Security Clearance.
  • Demonstrated fluency of English speaking and writing.
  • Experience and ease with use of computer software suites such as Microsoft
  • Ensure tasks are completed in the timeframe specified.
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a suitable security clearance and DoS badge.



Work will be performed in a climate-controlled office environment.


About Cherokee Federal
Cherokee Federal – a division of Cherokee Nation Businesses – is a team of tribally owned federal contracting companies focused on building solutions, solving complex challenges, and serving the nation’s mission around the globe for more than 60 federal clients. Our team of companies manages nearly 1,000 projects of all sizes across the construction, consulting, engineering and manufacturing, health, and technology portfolios.

Since 2012, the Cherokee Federal team of companies has won more than $5 billion in government contracts. Our 3,000+ employees work in 26 countries, 50 states and 2 U.S. territories.

Why choose Cherokee Federal? Visit our website and learn about the great reasons to join 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;   and

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