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    Summary

    The incumbent serves as a museum technician located at a museum facility in a National Park Service organization. The purpose of the position is to perform uncomplicated tasks in one or more of the functional areas of the museum specialty.

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    Responsibilities

    As a Museum Technician you will:

    • Unpacks objects and processes them; performs limited cleaning; identifies preservation needs and recommends additional actions. Repacks objects with care, assuring complete labeling that preserves data associated with the objects.
    • Identifies and labels objects by matching documentation field labels, notes, etc. with the objects. Prepares objects for storage or display. Inventories, documents, and stores items. Seeks assistance for situations not covered by instructions or guidelines.
    • Places objects in storage, maintaining the organization already established by the supervisor.
    • Catalogs objects. Enters cataloging data into the designated NPS catalog program using established NPS procedures.
    • Prepares, maintains, and organizes manual and automated curatorial records including accession records, catalog records, and donation forms; maintains and organizes other records, such as inventories and object lists. Files records in accession folders and affixes catalog numbers to objects. Maintains and updates cataloging and database.
    • Performs routine research for catalog records, exhibits, and other purposes as assigned.
    • Implements museum maintenance and housekeeping schedules. Performs routine cleaning of objects as directed and according to established standards. Assists in scheduled cleaning of museum collections storage.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    5

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/534187200. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.