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Posted: 04/03/2017

Cherokee Nation Businesses
Talent Requisition

Cherokee Nation Businesses is the economic engine of the Cherokee Nation, the largest Indian Nation in the United States. Cherokee Nation and its businesses employ 11,000 people. CNB owns companies in the gaming, hospitality, information technology, health care, personnel services, distribution, manufacturing, telecommunications, environmental services and security and defense industries. The mission of Cherokee Nation Businesses is to grow the economy of Cherokee Nation through diversification and create jobs for Cherokee citizens in Oklahoma and other states. All of CNB’s profits are either reinvested into job creation or social services for tribal citizens. CNB and its subsidiaries posted $925 million in revenue last year. CNB's portfolio of companies offers its partners and clients all the advantages of a tribal-owned, 8(a), SBA- and HUBZone-certified firm. The unlimited opportunities for sole sourcing make it the minority supplier of choice. Federal agencies are able to initiate work with 8(a) firms through established contract vehicles instead of traditional open-market methods, saving time and money. As sole-source providers, CNB companies are able to offer faster delivery times and best-value pricing to help improve bottom-line results.

Historical Preservation Architect (Part-time or Full-time)
Professional Opportunity
Fort Bliss, El Paso, TX

Historical Architect Program Compliance Support
Fort Bliss, El Paso, TX

Ft. Bliss, home of the 1st Armored Division, is the Armys largest mobilization platform, has the largest training area (larger than the state of Rhode Island), and is host to the Armys largest modernization efforts. The Environmental Division of its Directorate of Public Works is responsible for the oversight of the installation's natural and cultural resources ensuring compliance with environmental policy, programs and legislation, managing the Region Environmental Program in support of the Army's environmental strategy for pollution prevention, compliance, restoration and conservation.

We are seeking a qualified individual to provide services to monitor approximately 1250 work orders and 41,000 service orders per year that include observation and monitoring construction activities that have the potential to affect Fort Bliss historic properties.


Report problematic historical preservation compliance violations to the Fort Bliss Historical Architect
Provide architectural compliance solutions that may include preparation of architectural drawings (40 drawings per year at approximately five hours per drawing)
Use computer based drafting programs
Perform project reviews that may include landscape issues
Assist with other Historical Resources Team projects/assignment such as letter and report writing
Assist in the field with assessments and conservation projects
Assist with compliance activities associated with Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966, as amended


Bachelors or Masters degree in Architecture, Historical Architecture, History (with a concentration in military history) or a degree in a related field appropriate for the tasks assigned
Experience may be substituted in part for education; specifically six (6) years of related field experience under the supervision of a professional who meets the requirements for a Principal Investigator-Historical Architect (PI-HA) may be substituted for a bachelors degree
No less than two (2) years experience in historic properties field work
Knowledge of and experience with the Secretary of Interior Standards for the Treatment of Historic Properties
Ability and proficiency to use Microsoft (MS) Office® software to prepare and modify reports, documents and data tracking
Ability to communicate complex regulatory concepts and requirements to personnel lacking a technical background in simple, succinct, and comprehensible language
Ability to obtain Fort Bliss driver-training cards and operate a motor vehicle
Have or obtain a Common Access Card (CAC) for base entry

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

OPen until
Until Filled

How to apply
Apply to Job # 10954 online at www.cherokee-cnmc.com
Phil Falzone
Phone: 978.425.1024

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