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    The primary purpose of this position is to perform professional archival work involved in appraising, arranging, describing, preserving, publishing and providing reference service from a collection of over 1,500,000 historic BPA documents, photographs, films and videos, some dating back to 1937, and appraised at a value of $5,261,000.

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    This announcement is also being advertised under Merit Promotion as announcement DOE-BPA-18-12906-MP. If you intend to apply under a Special Hiring Authority (e.g. Schedule A, VRA, VEOA, etc.), please apply under the Merit Promotion announcement as well.

    As an Archivist, you will:

    • Analyze and evaluate historic BPA documents to determine their continuing value, and make decisions regarding their accession or ultimate disposition. 
    • Decide on the most appropriate arrangement of archival records that will (a) provide a fixed and known location for every collection or accession so that it can be found when needed, and (b) bring related materials together in a logical order so they can be used without prior knowledge of the existence of a particular
      accession or collection.
    • Safeguard the archival collections from deterioration, damage, destruction, or from impairment of their value through disarrangement or alteration.
    • Create and present programs on various aspects of BPA history: for BPA work groups, new BPA employee orientation, museums, resource centers, retired employee organizations, customers, industry conferences, BPA Visitor Center tours, BPA anniversary history talk, and others.
    • Publish archival holdings either comprehensively or selectively in printed volumes, on DVD, or via the web.
    • Provide specific information from or about records in response to explicit inquiries.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Occasional travel may be required.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

    1420 Archivist

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/509104200. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.