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Housing Assistant, Baghdad, Iraq #17866

Cherokee Federal Kirksville ,KY
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Job Description: Housing Authority, Baghdad, Iraq #17866A MODERATE RISK PUBLIC TRUST CLEARANCE **Local Candidates Only***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.For more company information, visit our site atwww.http://cherokeenationbusinesses.com/federalSolutionshttps://cherokee-federal.com/SUMMARYCherokee Nation Mission Solutions is seeking a qualified candidate to serve as a Housing Assistant supporting the General Service Office (GSO) at the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad, Iraq. Under the supervision of the Housing Supervisor, this person is responsible for assisting with management of the U.S. Embassy’s residential housing program. This individual will serve as point of contact on all housing matters between GSO, Facilities Management, and resident occupants and ensures that all residences conform to Department of State standards. Conducts inspections of available housing to ensure condition and suitability before arrival and departure of occupants, and processes appropriate furnishing and/or equipment needed. Handles make-ready preparations, inspections, and coordinates with other offices involved in the process (Facilities, Warehouse, etc). Backs up the Housing Supervisor in his/her absence.ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES- Oversees the preparation of residences for new tenants, including coordination of the issuance and placement of furniture, appliances, and welcome kits in residences.- Conducts a thorough walk-through to ensure appliances and telephones are hooked-up and working properly. Coordinates final cleaning of residences before occupancy.- Responds to follow-up questions about housing issues and coordinates any additional make-ready work.- Identifies furniture, furnishings, appliances and equipment in need of cleaning, repairing, renovation, or replacing. Monitors welcome kit maintenance, set-up, usage and return. Maintains inventory control of welcome kits and determines on annual basis replacement and procurement items.- Monitors status of repairs and solicits feedback from occupants regarding acceptability and suitability of completed work.- Works with the Housing Clerk to organize kits, discard unusable items and other replacement items as needed.- Makes sure that quantity, type and quality of items included in the kit are adequate.- Assists with conduct of annual inventory taking and performs inventory spot checks. Conducts preliminary inventory and follows-up to ensure that all maintenance work is done properly.- Coordinates work to be done with the Facilities Maintenance Office, warehouse employees, etc., up to the final inspection, for all USG owned residences before occupancy.- Inspects all residential property after pack-out but before departure of the occupant and reports on condition of property and furnishings.- Conducts final inventory of furniture and appliances, and assesses damages, if any. Coordinates the removal of all USG furnishings and appliances. Oversees the return of property to original condition as requested before turnover.- Site supervision of maintenance staff assigned to each job, and other related duties as required.- Directly supervise the work of four housing contractors that sit at the housing desk. Customer Service - Serves as a point of contact for all USG employees in Baghdad, responding verbally, or in writing, on general housing issues and questions.- Corresponds with recently assigned employees to determine housing preferences and considers this information to recommend appropriate assignments.- Briefs incoming employees and family members on post housing policies and occupant responsibilities.- Provides secretarial and administrative supports to the Inter-Agency Housing Board and GSO. Reports and Database Management - Drafts written reports, work orders and general correspondence in the performance of duties.- Prepares spreadsheets and inventory reports as needed. Maintains office files and keeps the staff departure and arrival lists current.- Updating and control of all residence logs and keys. Note: This position description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by incumbent. Incumbent will be required to perform other duties as assigned by the agency. SUPERVISORY/MANAGEMENT AUTHORITYThis position will not have supervisory authority. EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCECompletion of secondary school, or equivalent certification, is required.Minimum three (3) years of experience in customer service, logistics management, real estate, or office administration is required. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES- Must be able to possess a firm understanding of US Department of State housing and leasing standards, Mission post policies, regulatory guidance, and general Department rules regarding overseas USG safety rules.- IT software skills including MS Word, Excel and Power Point. Capable of mediating conflicting interests of American Embassy residents and facilities maintenance staff. Numerical skills to handle housing inventories. Must have the ability to assess and recommend solutions for maintenance problems at residences and effectively facilitate make-ready projects. LANGUAGE(S): English Level III (Good working knowledge) reading, writing, and speaking is required. CLEARANCE LEVEL- Already possess a Moderate Risk Public Trust (MRPT), or be able to obtain a favorable MRPT certification prior to being hired is required for the position; - Must maintain eligibility at the required certification level for the duration of the contract- Medical: Favorable passage of a drug screen and physical examination- Driving license from home of record - Successfully complete and pass the medical and dental examinations as required by CNB and our customer for deployment to Iraq. Must maintain physical and dental requirements for duration of deployment WORKING AND LIVING CONDITIONS:This position may be located in a war zone, in an environment with harsh and dangerous working and living conditions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee may regularly be exposed to extreme and austere desert-like environment. Temperatures can reach 120- 130 degrees Fahrenheit/50- 55 degrees Celsius during the summer months. Employees must be willing and able to perform regular job requirements in this austere, extreme environment, as well as willing and able to deploy to Iraq for extended periods. Work schedules are a minimum of 6 days per week and 8 hours per day, while some jobs have higher daily and weekly minimums. Employees must be willing and able to perform physical activities including, but not limited to, heavy lifting and moving of items, parts, assemblies, and equipment up to the safety regulation maximum; climbing in and out of equipment; crawling; and working outdoors. This includes being able to lift and carry 40 pounds of personal protective equipment for extended periods of time and being capable of running and ‘duck & cover’ during emergencies without putting oneself or others at risk. About Cherokee FederalCherokee 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. cherokee-federal.com ComplianceApplicants 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; https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf and https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/ofccp_eeo_supplement_final_jrf_qa_508c.pdfIf 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 CNB.Compliance@cn-bus.com for assistance. This email address is for accommodation requests only and cannot be used to inquire about the application process or status.For Pay Transparency Non Discrimination provision, please copy and paste the following link: Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision; https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/pdf/pay-transp_%20English_formattedESQA508c.pdf We maintain an Affirmative Action Plan for proactively seeking employment and advancement for qualified protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Upon request, we will schedule time to

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

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.

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