Conservator

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
Apr 24, 2019
Closes
May 02, 2019
Function
Administrative
Hours
Full Time
RELOCATION AUTHORIZED:
Relocation expenses reimbursed No


KEY REQUIREMENTS:
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  • Pass Pre-employment Background Investigation
  • Complete a Probationary Period
  • Maintain a Bank Account for Direct Deposit/Electronic Transfer
  • Qualification requirements must be met within 30 days of the job announcement closing date.

    Experience: You qualify for this position if you have one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the 9 grade level in the Federal Service or comparable pay band system.  For this position Specialized experience is defined as conducting artifact conservation and preservation tasks, to include:  artifact condition examination, conservation treatment, preventative conservation, use of a collections information system data base; and preparation of object condition reports. 

    Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

    Part-time and/or unpaid experience related to this position will be considered to determine the total number of years and months of experience. Be sure to note the number of paid or unpaid hours worked each week.

    Or Education: Master's or equivalent graduate degree OR Two full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree

    OR

    LL.B. or J.D., if related


    Or a Combination: Education and experience may be combined to meet the basic qualifications; for example, a half year of experience and a half year of education in the field may be qualifying.

    Special Instructions for Foreign Education: If you are qualifying by education and/or you have education completed in a foreign college/university described above, it is your responsibility to provide transcripts and proof of U.S. accreditation for foreign study. For instructions on where to fax these documents, see the "Required Documents" section of this announcement.

    Please see Benefits at www.sihr.si.edu for a complete description.

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    You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

    Your application will be evaluated first for the basic qualifications described above. The applications that meet the basic qualifications will be evaluated further against the following criteria:

    1. Ability to prepare concise and grammatically correct object condition reports.
    2. Skill in the application of current conservation treatment practices and preventive conservation methods.
    3. Ability to convey conservation principles and experiences in written reports.
    4. Skill in the operation and interpretation of environmental monitoring equipment.

    Important Note:

    Your resume and supporting documentation will be compared to your responses to the occupational questionnaire or other assessment tool for consistency. If a determination is made that you have rated yourself higher than is supported by your resume, you will be assigned a rating commensurate to your described experience. Your resume should provide detailed information regarding how your education and experience relate to this position, including the major duties and qualifications criteria listed.


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    Drug test required No


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