permanent ( open to all ) Library Technician - (Vacancy #: VAR000320)

  • Opening Date: March 8, 2018
  • Closing Date: March 22, 2018
  • OPM Control Number: 493343000
  • Vacancy Number: VAR000320
  • LC Organization Unit: Library Services
  • Grade: 05
  • Series: 1411
  • Minimum Salary: $37,113.00
  • Maximum Salary: $48,249.00
  • Availability: Open to All
The Library Technician services materials from all of the Division's collections including the rarities vault. The technician is responsible for the daily file and retrieval of collections materials. The technician answers inquiries regarding all of the division's collections, processing projects and procedures, and the status of materials in processing. The technician resolves problems related to materials that are difficult to locate. In addition to a thorough knowledge of the division's collections and processing procedures, the technician also has a comprehensive knowledge of phase conservation procedures and techniques performed in the division. The incumbent assists specialists and reference staff in aiding patrons, locating and preparing materials for exhibit and preparing finding aids. The technician notifies specialists, reference and cataloging team members of new and significant acquisitions and assists senior catalogers by performing preliminary cataloging of specific items and collections. The incumbent assists in the training of new technicians and temporary staff assigned to the Collections Management Team. This position is located in the Geography and Map Division, Collections Management Team, Library Services.
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