Department: Legislative Branch
Agency: Library of Congress
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Washington, DC, US
CONSIDERATION UNDER THIS VACANCY IS LIMITED TO STAFF OF THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS. TEMPORARY NOT-TO-EXCEED (NTE) AND INDEFINITE (NTE) STATUS CANDIDATES ARE ELIGIBLE TO APPLY. (EMPLOYEES MUST MAINTAIN THEIR ELIGIBILITY AT THE TIME OF SELECTION).
The Library of Congress serves the Congress in fulfilling its duties and preserves and promotes knowledge and creativity for the benefit of the American people. It is the nation's oldest federal cultural institution and the world's largest library, with more than 151 million items in its physical collections (including books, manuscripts, prints, photos, film, video, and sound recordings) and almost 20 million items online. Located primarily on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., the Library is the home of the U.S. Copyright Office, the Congressional Research Service (CRS), the Law Library of Congress, and the National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped.
By law, employment at most U.S. Government agencies, including the Library of Congress, is limited to U.S. citizens. However, non-citizens may be hired, provided that other legal requirements are met and the Library determines there are no qualified citizens available for the position.
The incumbent works under the direction of the Head, Collections Care Section, performs repairs, and constructs housing and protective enclosures for the Library's collections to assure long-term access to collections, the Library regularly labels, binds, repairs and provides custom protective enclosures for new acquisitions, at risk materials, and fragile and damaged media in all formats. This position is located in the Collections Care Section, Binding and Collections Care Division, Preservation Directorate, Library Services.
The position description number for this position is 62254.
The salary range indicated reflects the locality pay adjustments for the Washington, D.C., Metropolitan area.
The incumbent of this position will work a flextime work schedule.
This is a non-supervisory, bargaining unit position.
Relocation expenses will not be authorized for the person(s) selected under this vacancy announcement.