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MUSEUM SPECIALIST (HISTORY) – Richmond, Virginia
Immediate Office of the Chief of Naval Operations, Department of the Navy
Job ID: 161914Start Date: 10/18/2019End Date: 10/22/2019
This position has a selective placement factor that will be used to screen-out ineligible applicants. This screen-out is: Do you have one-year of demonstrated experience performing tasks associated with processing and managing museum collections including inventorying, cataloging into a collection management database, photographing, labeling, and rehousing artifacts and researching provenance utilizing accession files, technical, and scholarly sources? GS-09 Level: Your resume must demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade level (GS-07) or pay band in the federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector performing most or all of the following duties: 1) Identifying, documenting, and cataloging artifact collections of historical significance for display and storage; 2) Utilizing various computer programs and databases to prepare a wide variety of reports and inventories utilized by the museum; 3) Managing a museum’s collection in compliance with directives and standards set by the American Alliance of Museums; and 4) Determining the immediate and long-term care requirements for artifacts, including cleaning, assembly, preservation, and storage. GS-07 Level: Your resume must demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade level (GS-05) or pay band in the federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector performing most or all of the following duties: 1) Assisting with the collecting, processing, cleaning, sorting, packing, and shipping of a museum’s collections; 2) Entering collections information into automated databases to maintain accurate inventory and reporting; 3) Reviewing collections inventory records for consistency and accuracy with existing records; and 4) Providing routine maintenance and cleaning of a museum’s storage spaces and exhibits. Additional qualification information can be found from the following Office of Personnel Management website: http://www.opm.gov/qualifications/Standards/group-stds/gs-admin.asp.
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