This position is located in Yellowstone National Park, in the Yellowstone Center for Resources Division.Learn more about this agency
TERM positions do not convey permanent status in the Federal service and will be for a period not to exceed thirteen months, with possible extensions up to a total of four years without further competition.
Open to the first 50applicants or until 06/14/2019 whichever comes first. All applications submitted by 11:59 (EST) on the closing day will receive consideration.
The incumbent serves as an Archives Technician in the Yellowstone National Park Archives, a division of the park's museum program housed in the Yellowstone Heritage and Research Center. The Archives is a multifaceted professional repository, which is an Affiliated Archives of the National Archives and Records Administration and houses one of the largest collections in the National Park Service. The incumbent coordinates a funded project to digitize and make available to the public historic maps, architectural drawings, and other oversized materials. Determines digitization priorities and scans fragile archival materials to technical standards using professional best practices. Conducts archival appraisal on recent accessions to remove non-archival material, incorporates addenda and updates hierarchies and arrangement, conducts condition assessment and performs basic preservation actions. Writes descriptions, develops metadata, and catalogs materials in the National Park Service Interior Collection Management System (ICMS) and local bibliographic utilities. Assists researchers in locating and using collection materials and responds to distance reference inquiries. Participates in outreach activities to highlight project and promote awareness of and use of collection materials.
This position will be duty stationed at Gardiner, Montana at the north entrance to Yellowstone National Park . Gardiner is located 5 miles north of Yellowstone National Park headquarters at Mammoth Hot Springs, Wyoming. Elevation at Gardiner is 5,314 feet. Temperatures vary from an average of 85 degrees Fahrenheit in summer to sub-zero at times in winter. A school is available, with kindergarten through 12, in Gardiner. Many community facilities such as a drugstore, a grocery store, day care, motels, and restaurants are available in Gardiner. A medical clinic is available in Mammoth. All other services are available within 55 to 75 miles from Gardiner. Government housing may be available.
Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.
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