Environmental Analyst II (Environmental Congressional Support)

 (via Indeed)
Cherokee Nation Businesses
Arlington, VA, United States
Position Type: 
Experience Level: 
Mid-Level (5-7 Years)
Degree Required: 
Bachelor's (Or Equivalent)


Please note: this job post has expired! To the best of our knowledge, this job is no longer available and this page remains here for archival purposes only.

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 www.cherokee-cnmc.com


The Environmental Analyst II will support the ESOH Environmental Quality Program of the Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army for Environment, Safety and Occupational Health (DASA-ESOH). The Environmental Analyst II will provide analysis assistance of environmental and conservations regulatory issues, and legislative affairs which affect the Army ESOH programs.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Includes the following:

  • Assist DASA (ESOH) Director for Environmental Quality in development of briefing materials related to the Army environmental quality program.
  • Provide support to the DASA (ESOH) Environmental Quality Program including data collection, analyses, briefing preparation, working sessions, meeting attendance and coordination.
  • Provide analysis assistance of environmental and conservations regulatory issues, and legislative affairs which affect the Army ESOH programs.
  • Assist in the preparation of policy and strategic guidance to either the DASA (ESOH) and/or the OASA (IE&E) based upon evaluating and assessing installation, command, and headquarters environmental requirements.
  • Provide management support to either the DASA (ESOH) and/or the OASA (IE&E) including coordination of efforts with other contractors, Army Commands and other Government agencies and international entities.
  • Coordinate studies and actions in support of environmental quality and other solutions for environmental requirements on military bases.
  • Support the DASA (ESOH) Environmental Quality Program including support for compliance and conservation program document development, data review, status reporting, meeting support, briefing preparation, strategic environmental plans review and input, coordination of Environmental Quality Program, and strategic policy and legislative actions.
  • Provide DASA (ESOH) and/or the OASA (IE&E) with assistance on environmental quality strategic communications. This assistance includes but is not limited to assistance in the development of strategic environmental campaign plans and coordination and development of Army strategic policy, and social media.
  • Assist DASA (ESOH) and Legislative Affairs Office on actions including but not limited to review of pending legislation and impacts to the DASA (ESOH) and review of funding appropriated to DASA (ESOH) activities, legislative inquiries/actions effecting DASA (ESOH) and subsequent responses.
  • Help in coordinating Legislative Affairs Office visits, preparation for testimony pertaining to the ESOH program, and assistance in providing appeals/anomalies on Legislative actions in support of all DASA (ESOH) missions.
  • Performs other job-related duties as required.

Supervisory/Management Authority:

This position does not have management authority or supervisory capacity.

Education and/or Experience:

  • BS or BA in Environmental Science, Environmental Engineering or a closely related field is mandatory.
  • Six (6) to ten (10) years’ experience in environmental analysis required.
  • A minimum of four (4) years’ demonstrated (proven) experience with Federal or DOD legislative, conservation, or compliance programs required.
  • Experience in legislative affairs as related to environmental policy preferred.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Proficiency with MS Office Suite and other database management experience.
  • Excellent critical thinking and communication skills both oral and written.
  • The ability to pass a drug screen and federal background check (NACI) is required.



  • Work will be performed primarily in a climate controlled office environment.

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

ABOUT CHEROKEE NATION: Building, Solving, Serving

Cherokee Nation is the largest federally recognized tribe in the United States. The tribal government works to build an economic footprint that makes local and regional economies flourish. One of the drivers of Cherokee Nation’s prosperity and stability is Cherokee Nation Businesses (CNB), the independent holding company that builds the tribe’s diverse economic portfolio.

For the past 50 years, CNB has operated companies serving a wide variety of industries. Whether it’s hospitality and gaming or providing strategic services to the federal government, CNB blends its heritage of ingenuity with modern business experience to build strategic business solutions, solve complex challenges and serve clients around the world.

In 2017, CNB generated more than $1 billion in revenue and has more 6,500 employees across the globe. Each year, 100 percent of its profits are reinvested in strengthening local communities and growing the economy through commerce and job creation.

CNB is headquartered in Tulsa, Okla. and has regional offices in the following locations;

  • Columbia, Maryland
  • Crystal City, Virginia
  • Denver, Colorado
  • Dover, Delaware
  • Ft. Collins, Colorado
  • Huntsville, Alabama
  • San Antonio, Texas
  • Shirley, Massachusetts
  • Tampa, Florida

Federal contracting has become a core competency of CNB over the past six years. CNB has 30 active companies who market to the federal government focusing on six service lines; technology, health sciences, consulting, environmental and construction, engineering and manufacturing and distribution and logistics.

Since 2012, these companies have won more than $3.15 billion in federal contracting dollars and have served more than 60 federal agencies.

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:



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.

For Pay Transparency Non Discrimination provision, please copy and paste the following link: https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/pdf/pay-transp_formattedESQA508c.pdf

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.