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    This position is located in Cultural Resources, Partnerships, and Science Directorate, in the Museum Management Division. Please visit find a park for additional park information.

    This is a Full-Time TERM position. Appointment to this position will not convey permanent status in the Federal service and will be for a period not to exceed one year, with possible extensions up to a total of four years without further competition.

    Noncompetitive/Special Hiring Authorities - Those eligible to be considered based on a Special or Noncompetitive Hiring Authority (i.e., VRA, 30% or more Disabled Veterans, Schedule A, Returning Peace Corps Volunteers, VISTA Alumni, Certain, Military Spouses, Public Lands Corps Alumni, Pathways interns who are eligible for noncompetitive conversion, etc.) may apply for this position.

    Travel, transportation, and relocation expenses will not be paid. All travel, transportation, and relocation expenses associated with reporting for duty in this position will be the sole responsibility of the selected employee.

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    • Catalogs and indexes a large variety of materials.
    • Examines for content, and identifies and selects significant concepts and characteristics to be recorded for use in automated retrieval.
    • Uses the NPS automated cataloging system and procedures to catalog and manage archival collections. Enters data into systems.
    • Ensures proper maintenance, storage, control, and record management of materials.
    • Determines proper plans for arranging/ rearranging materials within space limitations, detects missing or misfiled materials; follow-up to locate or replace.
    • Provides proper storage for historic documents.
    • Monitors climate control systems and prepared proper folders, sleeves, boxes, and other physical housing in order to assure maximum preservation, organizational integrity, and accessibility for use.
    • Assists in the preparation of preservation plans for collections, and assists with basic preservation treatments, such as a humidification, flattening, and cleaning plans and maps; preparing manuscripts for microfilm; and/ or surveying photographic negatives.
    • Makes archival and manuscript collections, included audio-visual and electronic records, available for study and reference, included scheduling visitor appointments, monitoring visitor examination of historic documents, answering questions, providing research assistance, and directing visors to other resources, including other research facilities in the area.
    • Prepares special studies, compiles reports, and performs specialized research as necessary to further the proper management of historic document collections, or to further the body of area history.
    • Performs a variety of clerical functions in support of the organization. This may include, for example, handling office records, and correspondence, managing computer equipment, ordering supplies, and handling duplication requests.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status


    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    United States Citizens

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    1420 Archivist

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