Topic ID #34536 - posted 1/21/2015 12:20 AM

Museum Aid, GS-03 - few vacancies, Acadia National Park, ME

Jennifer Palmer

Job Title:Museum Aid
Department:Department Of The Interior
Agency:National Park Service
Job Announcement Number:NE SHRO-TJG-1305174-15-41
SALARY RANGE:    $12.19 to $12.19 / Per Hour
OPEN PERIOD:    Wednesday, January 21, 2015 to Tuesday, February 3, 2015
SERIES & GRADE:    GS-1016-03
POSITION INFORMATION:    Full Time - Temporary NTE 1039 Hours
DUTY LOCATIONS:    Few vacancies in the following location:
Bar Harbor, ME View Map
WHO MAY APPLY:    Open to All Qualified US Citizens
SECURITY CLEARANCE:    Q - Nonsensitive
Experience your America and build a fulfilling career by joining the National Park Service, as we prepare for a second century of Stewardship and Engagement.  Become a part of our mission to connect with our past and create important connections to the future by building a rich and lasting legacy for the next generation of park visitors, supporters and advocates, click Acadia National Park's Website.
WHO MAY BE CONSIDERED: Open to all qualified U.S. citizens. You do not have to be a current or former government employee to be considered for this position.

Position is temporary, not to exceed 6 months (1039 hours), with a full-time work schedule.

Not Required
U.S. Citizenship Required
Appointment subject to background investigation and favorable adjudication.
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MAJOR DUTIES:  The museum aid assists the museum curator with day-to-day museum management functions for Acadia National Park.  The incumbent performs basic tasks in one or more of the functional areas of the museum program:  collections management, research, exhibits, and education. Assists with accessioning museum objects and archival documents into the park’s museum collection. Performs routine computer data entry into the Interior Collections Management System to record accession and catalog information for collections. Assists with annual inventories of objects and reporting to the Museum Management Program. Assists with environmental monitoring and integrated pest management tasks in museum storage and exhibit areas. Assists with packing and storage of museum objects according to professional museum standards.  

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The work is mostly sedentary but will require walking among buildings at the site and occasional lifting. The Museum Aid may be required to carry tools, equipment, and/or supplies from building to building. He or she may be asked to drive a government vehicle.
WORK ENVIRONMENT: Work will take place in both clean, climate-controlled indoor settings. Some work my take place outdoors. Adverse weather conditions may be encountered. Some tasks may require the use of chemicals to clean or preserve museum objects. Appropriate protective equipment will be provided.
AREA INFORMATION: Acadia National Park in Bar Harbor, Maine, serves as the duty station. Acadia National Park is located 50 miles southeast of Bangor, Maine, and 240 miles northeast of Boston, Massachusetts. Acadia National Park protects a landscape of rare scenic beauty. Acadia’s mountains are the highest rocky headlands on the Atlantic shore of the United States, and the vistas from these mountaintops encompass forested woodlands, shimmering lakes, quiet marshes, bold rocky shores, and coastal islands. Surrounding the park on all sides, the ocean strongly influences the park’s character. Visitation exceeds two million visitors annually, with the highest visitation occurring in July and August.                    

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