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Chenega Corporation General Clerk III in Tennessee



Company Job Title: General Clerk III (Area 4 Admin)

Chenega Job Title: General Clerk III

SCA WD Labor Category: General Clerk III

Clearance: NACI

Location: Knoxville, TN

Reports To: Program Manager

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt, Full Time

Prepared Date: 09-06-2019

Approved Date: 09-06-2019


Executive Order 13495, The Non Displacement of Qualified Workers Under Service Contracts provide first right of refusal to incumbents on contracts. If the position is accepted by the incumbent on the job, other application/resume of non-incumbents will not be reviewed.


  • Chenega Enterprise Systems & Solutions, LLC is looking for a General Clerk III to Provide administrative, programmatic support for the field and area offices throughout the state of Tennessee, USDA NRCS to assist State Mgt. and Strategy Office.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assisting the District Conservationist and other office staff with activities that support

  • NRCS financial assistance programs through the Farm Bill.

  • Providing assistance related to collecting and assembling cost data and processingpayment application requests. Reviewing a wide variety of invoices, vouchers, and othermiscellaneous paperwork associated with NRCS Programs

  • Compiles supporting documents to substantiate payment requests, ensures that paymentrequests comply with provisions of long term contracting and are within obligatedspending limits prior to submission of payment package. Assisting with documents andcorrespondence related to contract administration, including contract implementation,status reviews, contract modification and potential cancellations or terminations.

  • Services will require utilizing a variety of computer hardware and software applicationsand small office machines. Working knowledge of the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) software such as Protracts, Conservation

  • Desktop, Document Management System, Performance Results System, and Excel.

  • Additionally, will establish and maintain participant files in Document

  • Management System and Protracts.

  • Review accuracy of documentation, compliance with regulations, andjustification of vouchers, invoices, claims, statements and other requests for payment ofgoods and services; processes program payment information; prepares for District

  • Conservationist’s signature and forwards completed document to Program Assistant for


  • Responsible for establishing and maintaining contracting files andproducer records according to NRCS policy. This includes receiving and assemblingprogram applications and collecting producer eligibility information. Responsible forcompiling contract administrative documentation.

  • Assisting with general clerical and logistical items in the office as needed, including butnot limited to: gathering documents related to data calls and financial and programmaticaudits; preparing reports based on requests for statistical or information materialregarding NRCS programs; obtaining information from tracking software, files, andthrough knowledge of technical staff; and updating data and electronic copies ofdocuments into agency specific electronic software programs, such as Document

  • Management System.

  • Assisting with vehicle maintenance coordination

  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications : (To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.)

  • Minimum of a high school diploma.

  • 3-5 years of clerical experience

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Proficient in word processing;

  • Proficient in the use of computer hardware and software applications, such as Microsoft

  • Windows, Word, Excel, Access, Outlook, PowerPoint and Adobe Acrobat Professional;

  • Knowledgeable and experienced in operating small office machines, such as calculators,fax machines, scanning devices, postage meters, and copy machines;

  • Knowledgeable and experienced in general office procedures, such as preparing reports,spreadsheets, and filing. Familiarity with certified mail and return-receipt mailprocedures;

  • Ability to learn and utilize agency specific software and web-based applications;

  • Good oral and written communication skills

  • Capable of working independently

  • Customer service experience with the public

  • Possess basic telephone skills.

Physical Demands: (The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)

  • While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.

Work Environment: (The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.)

  • The employee will normally work in a temperature-controlled office environment, with frequent exposure to electronic office equipment.

  • During visits to areas of operations, may be exposed to extreme cold or hot weather conditions. Is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and loud noise.

Chenega Corporation and family of companies is an EOE.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled

Native preference under PL 93-638.

We participate in the E-Verify Employment Verification Program.

Primary Location: United States-Tennessee

Organization: Chenega Enterprise Systems %26 Solutions
Strategic Business Unit: Professional Services
Security Requirements: Public Trust/NACI
Job Schedule: Hourly Non-Exempt
Recruiter: Melanie Anderson
Req ID: 1900003626