permanent ( Open to All ) Materials Handler (Vacancy#VAR001916)

  • Opening Date: April 29, 2022
  • Closing Date: May 16, 2022
  • OPM Control Number: 651846400
  • Vacancy Number: VAR001916
  • LC Organization Unit: Discovery and Preservation Services
  • Grade: WG-06
  • Series: 6907
  • Minimum Salary: $23.44 per hour
  • Maximum Salary: $27.34 per hour
  • Availability: Open to All

This position is located in the Collections Maintenance and Off-Site Storage Section of the Collections Management (CALM) Division. The Materials Handler is responsible for working in a wide array of Library collections related activities. These include: addressing the proper location of collections materials both on-site and off-site; shelf reading to ensure collections are in proper sequence; shifting; maintenance of the collection~, including such tasks as cleaning; security of the collections; and providing service on specific segments such as those stored off-site. Collections include books as well as materials in nonbook format, such as manuscripts, prints and photographs, recorded sound, moving image, and maps. Many of these items are rare, valuable and fragile and must be handled with extreme care. Incumbent may be responsible for activities related to collections moves, such as erecting and dismantling shelving, and operating both manual and power equipment such as forklifts and pallet jacks. Incumbent also may be assigned to transport materials from one building to another using a van or car.

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