Topic ID #35089 - posted 2/25/2015 2:12 AM

Museum Technician, GS-1016-05 - 2 vacancies, Death Valley National Park, CA



Jennifer Palmer

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Job Title:Museum Technician
Department:Department Of The Interior
Agency:National Park Service
Job Announcement Number:MMDEVA-15-72D-1316112
SALARY RANGE:    $31,944.00 to $31,944.00 / Per Year
OPEN PERIOD:    Wednesday, February 25, 2015 to Tuesday, March 3, 2015
SERIES & GRADE:    GS-1016-05
POSITION INFORMATION:    Full Time - Temporary NTE 1039 hours
DUTY LOCATIONS:    2 vacancies in the following location:
Death Valley, CA View Map
WHO MAY APPLY:    United States Citizens
SECURITY CLEARANCE:    Not Applicable
SUPERVISORY STATUS:    No
JOB SUMMARY:
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.
This is a TEMPORARY SEASONAL POSITION that will generally last at least 3 months but no longer than 6 months (or 1039 working hours) within one service year.
 “In employing individuals to perform any construction, maintenance, interpretation, or other service in the park, the Secretary (Selecting Official) shall, in so far as practical, give first preference to qualified members of the Tribe”: (Timbisha Shoshone Homeland Act, Nov 2000). To receive current preference eligibility, members of the Timbisha Shoshone Tribe must submit a copy (not the original) of the letter certifying their tribal membership.
This position is located within the National Park Service, Pacific West Region, Death Valley National Park, Resources Management, Branch of Curation, in Death Valley, CA. 
TRAVEL REQUIRED
Not Required
RELOCATION AUTHORIZED
No
KEY REQUIREMENTS
OBTAIN A FAVORABLY ADJUDICATED BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION PRIOR TO START
MUST HOLD A VALID STATE DRIVERS LICENSE
NATIONAL PARK SERVICE UNIFORM (TO INCLUDE AN ALLOWANCE)
DUTIES:
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As Museum Technician, you will perform primarily routine functions including: identifying, inventorying, and cataloging museum objects; processing and maintaining museum records; and using a personal computer for database entry.  You will also be responsible for historic housekeeping, integrated pest management, and environmental monitoring of historic structures and museum collections.  You will perform maintenance, care, handling, and storage of museum objects and identification of object deterioration.  You will also communicate with co-workers, volunteers, museum professionals, the general public, researchers, and other professionals regarding access and use of the museum collection, library, and archives.
 
PHYSICAL DEMANDS/ WORK ENVIRONMENT:  The work is partially sedentary with prolonged standing, walking, and bending often required.  Heavy items (e.g., boxes and collection items up to 50 pounds) must be lifted or moved on a frequent basis.  Most of the work is performed in a museum environment of exhibit and storage areas, workroom/laboratory, and offices.  Occasional work with materials which are dusty or stored with protective chemicals may require the use of dust masks, gloves, or other protective devices.  You may occasionally perform field work in adverse weather conditions.

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