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Museum Technician (Anthropology)

Employer
Department Of The Interior
Location
Willcox, Arizona
Closing date
Jun 3, 2024

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Position Type
Other
Hours
Full Time
Specialty
Museum Studies
Organization Type
Business
This position is located in the Inter Mountain Region at Chiricahua National Monument.

Career-Seasonal appointments are permanent positions and include the same benefits as Career appointments, but do not provide work on a year-round basis. You will work from approximately January 1st through March 9th, and March 24th through December 31st. You will be in a non-pay status from approximately March 10th through March 23rd.Major duties include, but are not limited to the following:
  • Identify, sort and classify museum objects and enter them into a National Park Service catalog program.
  • Prepare, maintain, and organize museum records in accordance with National Park Service standards.
  • Handle, clean, store and label objects in the permanent collection of multiple park units.
  • Implement museum monitoring protocols to maintain museum objects appropriately.
  • Provide routine cleaning and monitoring of artifacts in accordance with standard operating procedures.
  • Conduct inventories of museum collections and accessions and assist with annual museum reporting.
  • Maintain collection records and loan agreements.
  • Prepare information for museum records research requests.
  • Complete research on museum objects.
  • Assists with the design, installation, repair, and rehabilitation of exhibits.

All qualifications must be met by the closing date of this announcement-05/30/2024-unless otherwise stated in this vacancy announcement.

Credit will be given for all appropriate qualifying experience. To receive credit for experience, your resume MUST clearly indicate the nature of the duties and responsibilities for each position, starting and ending dates of employment (month/year), and the resume must reflect full and/or part-time or total number of hours worked (i.e., work 40+ hours a week, rather than indicating full-time). If part-time, the hours must be annotated to be able to pro-rate the amount of qualified specialized experience.

To qualify for this position at the GS-07 grade level, you must possess at least one of the following minimum qualifications by close of the announcement:

EXPERIENCE: At least one full year of specialized experience comparable in scope and responsibility to the GS-05 grade level in the Federal service (obtained in either the public or private sectors). This experience includes activities such as: collections management, registration, cataloging, research, preservation, restoration, or conservation of collections of museum material, or other experience related to the position to be filled. You must include hours per week worked.
  • OR-

EDUCATION: Successful completion of at least one year of graduate level education (18 semester hours, 27 quarter hours or equivalent) with coursework related to the duties of the position. Related fields of study include art, history, museum studies, scientific subjects, or other courses related to the position to be filled. You must include transcripts.
  • OR-

Successful completion of a combination of education and experience as described above. To combine education and experience, first take first take the number of graduate level semester hours (or equivalent) earned towards your graduate degree and divide by 18 semester hours (or equivalent). Then take the number of months of full-time experience and divide by 12 months. Add the percentages together. The total must equal at least 100 percent to qualify. For example, 6 months of specialized experience (50% of the specialized experience listed above) and one-half year of graduate level education in coursework related to the field (9 semester hours or 14 quarter hours equaling 50% of the education listed above) would qualify an applicant for this position. You must include transcripts.

Volunteer Experience: Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

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