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Posted: 11/07/2019

Cherokee Nation Businesses

Cherokee Nation Management & Consulting (CNMC) is a versatile small business that provides advisory & assistance services in research, experimental development, technology implementation, and program management. CNMC has expertise in a wide-range of technical disciplines including engineering, environmental, information and asset management, along with a variety of physical and life sciences. The company is an integral part of the Technology Division’s portfolio of companies. Wholly owned by the Cherokee Nation, CNMC is part of the Cherokee Nation Businesses family of companies. For more company information, visit our site at

Historic Preservation Specialist / Historical Architect, El Paso, TX,
Professional Opportunity
El Paso, TX
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We are seeking a qualified individual to work closely with the Environmental Division of the Directorate of Public Works at the Fort Bliss Army Installation in El Paso, TX to provide cultural resource support as outlined below.


The Historic Preservation Specialist will support the Historic Architecture Program by accomplishing tasks mandated by the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966 and associated federal regulations at Fort Bliss, Texas.  Tasks involve:supporting the Historic Architect and Architectural Historian with various duties:

  • Monitor undertakings affecting over 400 historic resources
  • Analyze and research original plans, specifications, and the buildings themselves to better inform new projects
  • Where necessary, produce drawings to aid in project development.

The Historic Preservation Specialist is expected to focus on clerical and field tasks associated with each task.




  1. Masters Degree in Historic Preservation, Architectural History, or related field. A concentration in military history is preferred.
  2. Bachelors Degree in Historic Preservation, Architectural History, or related field, and two years professional experience in a related field.  Please see the following section for specific knowledge, skills, and abilities best suited for this position.


  • Shall have a thorough understanding of the Secretary of Interiors Standards for the Treatment of Historic Properties.
  • Must be well-informed on current best practices of materials conservation.
  • Must possess the ability to conduct archival research.
  • Must be knowledgeable in the predominant building styles, methods, and materials used in the United States during the 19th and 20th centuries.
  • Must be able to communicate clearly and succinctly in English, and able to read and write effectively in English.
  • Must be able to quickly produce drawings and sketches to clearly articulate recommendations for individual projects.
  • Be proficient in the use of Microsoft® Office suite of software in particular MS Word®, MS Excel®, MS OneNote®, and MS Access®.
  • Must be capable of working independently or as a team as circumstances dictate.
  • Must possess and maintain a valid drivers license.


Office work exclusively with no travel outside the local area 

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

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!

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 youd 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

If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application process, or are limited in the ability or unable to access or use this online application process and need an alternative method for applying, you may email for assistance. This email address is for accommodation requests only and cannot be used to inquire about the application process or status.

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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.

How to apply
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Wyndi Skillrud
Phone: 3039964229
165 S Union Blvd #700
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