Archives Technician

Washington D.C.
Jun 13, 2017
Jun 21, 2017
Full Time

As an Archives Technician at the Archival Operations office in Washington D. C. or College Park you will perform non-professional, quasi-professional, and technical work that supports access to the archival holdings and physical and intellectual control over records.

Whether you are new to the Federal Government or an experienced professional seeking a career change, you can make history at the National Archives. Our dedicated staff works across a variety of career fields to safeguard the records of the Federal Government - more than 10 billion of them.

Visit our Employee Gallery at to see the kinds of dynamic projects our staff are undertaking. If you want a career where you can see the difference your work makes, then join the National Archives!

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  • Not Required

  • No

  • U.S. Citizenship
  • Background Investigation or Security Clearance
  • More than 1 job may be filled if additional vacancies occur within 90 days
  • Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959
  • Relocation expenses will not be paid
  • GS-06 - Candidates must have had one (1) year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-05 level of Federal service that has included activities such as performing reference service, arrangement, description, accessioning, preservation/holding maintenance/reformatting of archival records, and utilizing computer technology applications.

    Education may be substituted for experience. GS-06: One-half year of graduate level education from an accredited educational institution in a related field such as History, Archives and Records Management, or Library and Information Science.

    Combination of Experience and Education: a combination of experience and graduate level education to meet the total requirements for this position (note: when added together, the total of education and experience must equal 100%).

    Please refer to the Office of Personnel Management's, Operating Manual:  Qualifications Standards for General Schedule Positions for further information

    Qualifications by Closing Date: You must meet all qualification requirements by the closing date of the announcement. Please note that qualification claims will be subject to verification.

    Not Applicable

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