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Museum Technician (History)

Museum Technician (History)

This is a term position (more than 1 year) with an initial appointment expecting to last at least 13 months but may be extended up to a total of four years, or more based on any changes to regulations governing the number of years term appointments may last, without further competition. Term positions do not convey permanent status in the Federal service. The National Park Service retains the right to extend the duration of this appointment after selection and/or appointment, based on changes to the regulation governing the number of years term appointments may last. This change, which may be made at the agency's sole discretion and without further competition, shall not be construed or interpreted as the granting of a right to a selectee or employee to such an extension. No extension to a term appointment shall be granted to a selectee/employee to an amount of time that exceeds the maximum number of years authorized under any present or current regulation, unless such regulation expressly allows such action.

Major duties include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Unpacks, repacks, and performs routine cleaning of objects, identifying preservation needs, and recommending additional actions.
  • Implements museum environmental monitoring program to include gathering data, maintaining the monitoring equipment, and preparing permanent data records.
  • Identifies, labels, and prepares objects for storage or display.
  • Catalogs objects and enters cataloging data into the designated National Park Service catalog program using established procedures.
  • Assists with the research, installation, repair, and rehabilitation of exhibits.

See vacancy posting for full requirements.