Topic ID #37753 - posted 12/8/2016 1:49 AM

Museum Technician, GS-07 - Moccasin, AZ

Jennifer Palmer

Museum Technician
Agency Contact Information
1 vacancy in the following location:
 Moccasin, AZ
Work Schedule is Full Time - Temporary NTE 1039 hours
Opened Monday 12/5/2016
(3 day(s) ago)
 Closes Wednesday 12/14/2016
(6 day(s) away)
Salary Range
$19.18 to $19.18 / Per Hour
Series & Grade
Supervisory Status
Who May Apply
United States Citizens
Control Number
Job Announcement Number
Job Overview
Experience your America and build a fulfilling career by joining the National Park Service, as we prepare for a second century of Stewardship and Engagement.  Become a part of our mission to connect with our past and create important connections to the future by building a rich and lasting legacy for the next generation of park visitors, supporters and advocates. For more information about the National Park Service, click NPS web site.
WHO MAY BE CONSIDERED: Open to all qualified U.S. citizens. You do not have to be a current or former government employee to be considered for this position.
This recruitment will be used to fill (1) seasonal appointment at Pipe Spring National Monument. This appointment is not to exceed 1039 hours in a twelve month period, although it may be terminated sooner or extended depending on management needs.
The enter-on-duty date is approximately 4/2/17.
Government housing may be available.
For additional information concerning this job contact the supervisor/selecting official, ((see listing))
AREA INFORMATION: Pipe Spring National Monument is located on the remote "Arizona Strip," north of the Grand Canyon and south of the Arizona-Utah border, within the Kaibab Indian Reservation. The Monument is just under 5000 feet in elevation. The area is within and surrounded by numerous hiking, camping, and scenic opportunities, at proximate sites such as Grand Canyon National Park, Glen Canyon National Recreation Area, Zion National Park, Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument, and the Kaibab National Forest. Fredonia, Arizona, is located 14 miles to the east, Kanab, Utah is located 21 miles to the northeast, Hurricane and St. George, Utah are located 42 and 60 miles, respectively to the west, and together, all offer a full range of shopping, schools, and services. Summer temperatures are warm with highs in the 80 through 95 degree range and winter temperatures are generally mild with highs in the 30's through 60's.
The incumbent will work in the Cultural Resources division at Pipe Spring National Monument. This is a dynamic, professional museum that manages the museum collections and provides technical assistance on an advisory basis to the Kaibab Band of Paiute Indians. Our mission is to preserve the diverse cultural and natural resources of the park, sharing them with the American people in celebration of our collective heritage. Our vision is to be central to all aspects of park stewardship, supporting informed resource management decisions and inspiring research, education, and understanding. The Pipe Spring Museum manages collections totaling over one-hundred and forty thousand cultural and natural science collections. The incumbent is responsible for making collections accessible on-line. The incumbent will research copyright status, review museum catalog records for accuracy, update discrepancies, and make collections available on the web. Uses the Interior Collections Management System (ICMS) for cataloging and collection management functions utilizing established NPS procedures. Serves as a team leader on the digitization project and at times, as a team member on other curatorial projects. Incumbent also implements Integrated Pest Management, museum maintenance, environmental monitoring, and housekeeping schedules. Performs routine cleaning of objects and museum collections storage as directed and according to established standards. At times this position may be required to assist other park divisions in completing tasks or projects.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS:  The work is partially sedentary with prolonged standing, walking, and bending often required. Heavy items (e.g., boxes and collection items up to 50 pounds) must be lifted or moved on a frequent basis. Must be able to climb ladders.
WORK ENVIRONMENT:  Most of the work is performed in a museum environment of exhibit and storage areas, workroom/laboratory, and offices. Regular work is required in cool to cold storage facilities. Occasional work with materials which are dusty or stored with protective chemicals may require the use of dust masks, gloves, or other protective devices.
Travel Required
Not Required
Relocation Authorized
Job Requirements

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