Personnel Security Specialist at Cherokee Nation Businesses, LLC

Posted in General Business 3 days ago.

Type: Full-Time
Location: Washington, Washington DC

Job Description:


Personnel Security Specialist will provide in-processing with HSPD-12 as well prepare evaluations of investigations against national level criteria for investigative sufficiency and for suitability/security adjudication at U.S. Treasury in Washington DC.


  • Possess comprehensive understanding of Homeland Security Presidential Directive 12 (HSPD-12)
  • Processing (e-Qip), Joint Personnel Adjudication System (JPAS)
  • Possess strong customer service and expertise of personnel security administration support, to include but not limited to, applicable manuals, regulations, policies, and instructions; OPM clearance procedures
  • Be able to conduct timely investigations and evaluate results for compliance with prescribed standards and criteria, ensuring sufficiency of coverage of often complex investigative information
  • Prepare evaluations of investigations against national level criteria for investigative sufficiency and for suitability/security adjudication
  • Assist in making interim security clearance, final security clearance, and public trust certification determinations in accordance with established investigative and adjudicate standards
  • Be able to research current clearance information in order to initiate subjects due for their Periodic Reinvestigation into the e-QIP system
  • Capable to provide training to individuals or groups to meet personnel security requirements


This position will not have supervisory authority.


  • Bachelor's Degree desired
  • OPM Essentials of Suitability Adjudication
  • Desired certifications

    • Personnel Security Adjudication certifications (ex: DoD, ODNI)
    • Due Process Adjudication certifications (ex: DoD, CDSE, ODNI)
    • Security Fundamentals Professional Certification (SFPC)


  • Must have an Active Top Secret Clearance
  • Bachelor's Degree desired
  • Minimum 3 years due process & writing experience


The duties of this position are primarily performed in a climate controlled office environment.


Cherokee Federal is a division of Cherokee Nation Businesses, the economic engine of Cherokee Nation, the largest Native American tribe in the U.S. As a trusted partner, the Cherokee Federal team of companies manages nearly 2,000 projects of all sizes across the construction, engineering and manufacturing and mission solutions portfolios - ranging from advanced data analytics and telehealth to cybersecurity, cloud and logistics.

Since 2012, our team of companies has won $6 billion in government contracts and completed more than 5,300 federal missions. Our 3,600+ employees work in 20+ countries, 50 states and 2 U.S. territories.

Why Cherokee Federal? Visit to learn why you should 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

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 e-mail 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: 2021 Request to View Affirmative Action Plan to the Compliance Administrator at . This inbox is not for resumes or follow up on job applications.



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