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T. Ashley McGrew
05-14-2013, 06:01 PM

As a Museum Technician (History) with the George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum, located at 2943 SMU Boulevard, in Dallas, Texas, you will perform a variety of technical museum duties in the areas of processing, research, reference service, and preservation.

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 www.archives.gov/careers (http://www.archives.gov/careers) 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!

For more information on the George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum, visit http://www.georgewbushlibrary.smu.edu/ (http://www.georgewbushlibrary.smu.edu/).

Who May Apply: All U.S. Citizens.

Note: This position is being advertised concurrently under Merit Promotion procedures. Applicants under special hiring authorities (e.g., Disabilities Program, Peace Corps, Veterans Recruitment Appointment, Former overseas employee, Former National Guard Technician, etc.) who wish to be considered must apply under Merit Promotion procedures, Job Announcement number JD885696SB.


U.S. Citizenship
Background and/or Security Investigation
Relocation Expenses Will Not Be Paid
Sufficiently fit to perform physical labor

DUTIES:Back to top (https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/TopofPage)
- Properly handles museum artifacts and materials; conducts inventories of the collection; and catalogs the museum artifacts within established guidelines, including indexing, cross referencing, etc. Prepares and installs artifacts for exhibits.

- Manages museum information to include maintaining records and records locations of all objects entering the museum, in storage, or on exhibit. Assists in the transfer or disposal of artifacts.

- Evaluates the condition of artifacts and performs basic preservation work. Identifies preservation needs and performs minor conservation treatments. Monitors the environments in storage and gallery areas.

- Performs basic reference service, assists researchers, and provides information about museum holdings.

Physical Demands/Working Environment: Work is performed in an office setting and storage areas. You must be physically able to perform the duties of this position which include walking, reaching, bending, lifting, and carrying items weighing up to fifty pounds. In some instances the work may be performed in museum galleries.