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    Summary

    This position is part of the National Archives and Records Administration, Preservation Programs Division. As a CONSERVATOR TECHNICIAN, you will be performing conservation treatment of moderate to high complexity on archival records that are unique and of moderate to high value.

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    Responsibilities

    As a CONSERVATOR TECHNICIAN, you will:

    • Work under the direction of a supervisory or senior conservator, perform a variety of conservation treatments, including dry cleaning, mending with Japanese paper or heat-set tissue, guarding, lining, humidification and flattening, washing, encapsulation, and the creation of custom housings.
    • Perform treatment on groups of archival records and develop safe and efficient mechanisms for handling multiple items.
    • Examine and test all archival records assigned to determine stability of media, pH of paper, solubility of adhesives, etc., and discuss unusual or difficult problems with the supervisory conservator, both during testing and subsequent treatment.

    Travel Required

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

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    7

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