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Archives Technician, Multiple Locations, National Park Service


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

  • Catalogs and indexes archival collections within NPS Museum Collection and Records Management guidelines.
  • Assists the records manager and the curator in the identification of official records.
  • Provides proper storage for historic documents, and monitors climate control systems and prepares proper folders, sleeves, boxes, and other physical housing in order to assure maximum preservation, organizational integrity, and accessibility for use.
  • Ensures proper maintenance, storage, control, and record management of materials.
  • Makes archival and manuscript collections, including audio-visual and electronic records, available for study and reference, and performs research necessary to classify, authenticate, value, and describe historic documents in the collection.

You may be required to work overtime or weekends at the following locations:

  • Carlsbad Caverns National Park (weekends).
  • Lake Mead National Recreation Area (overtime).

You may be required to travel overnight away from home at the following locations. You must obtain a government charge card for travel purposes.

  • Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area: Up to 1 night per month.
  • Lake Mead National Recreation Area: Up to 5 nights per month.

You will be required to operate a government (or private) motor vehicle as part of your official duties at the following location:

  • Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area

A valid driver’s license is required. You will be required to submit a Motor Vehicle Operator’s License and Driving Record. If selected, you must also submit (within a State sealed envelope or submitted directly by the State authorities), and at your own expense, all certified driving records from all States that disclose all valid driver’s licenses, whether current or past, possessed by you.

You will be required to wear a uniform and comply with the National Park Service uniform standards at the following location. A uniform allowance will be provided.

  • Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area

Annual salary ranges by location:

  • Carlsbad Caverns National Park – Carlsbad, NM. Annual salary range $46,696 – $60,703.
  • Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area – Bushkill, PA. Annual salary range $54,576 – $70,948.
  • Lake Mead National Recreation Area – Boulder City, NV. Annual salary range $47,601 – $61,881.
  • San Francisco Maritime National Historic Park – San Francisco, CA. Annual salary range $57,778 – $75,111.
  • Springfield Armory National Historic Site – Springfield, MA. Annual salary range $52, 471 – $68,212.
  • Valley Forge National Historic Park – King of Prussia, PA. Annual salary range $51,241 – $66,612.

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