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    Summary

    These positions are located inHarpers Ferry Center, in the Museum Conservation Services and Collections Program at Harpers Ferry Center. This program works in close collaboration with parks to conserve museum collections in support of the National Park Service mission. This position conserves artifacts that represent our cultural heritage and have significant monetary as well as historical value. Please visit find a park for additional park information.

    This is a Career/Career-Conditional Full-Time appointment.


    This position is concurrently open under Announcement Number WO-1614-HFC-18-10184730 for merit promotion eligibles.


    Travel, transportation, and relocation expenses will be paid if the selectee lives outside of the local commuting area and is otherwise eligible for reimbursement of relocation expenses in accordance with the Federal Travel Regulation.

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    Responsibilities


    As a Conservator you will:

    • Perform the full range of professionally accepted conservation work.
    • Assesses cultural conservation concerns in a variety of settings and involving a variety of museum materials, e.g., paper, books, photographs, textiles, wooden objects, metal object, ethnographic materials, organic artifacts, armaments, mechanical artifacts, decorative art objects, etc.
    • Make preservation decisions that preserve and maximize the useful lifespan of museum objects.
    • Communicates technical and topical issues.
    • Carrying out complex assignments by protecting museum materials and ensuring their proper storage, handling, conservation, and exhibition.




    Travel Required

    25% or less - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    12

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/498030000. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.