permanent ( Open to All ) Preservation Science Specialist (Vacancy#:VAR002114)

  • Opening Date: November 4, 2022
  • Closing Date: December 2, 2022
  • OPM Control Number: 687425500
  • Vacancy Number: VAR002114
  • LC Organization Unit: Discovery and Preservation Services
  • Grade: GS-09
  • Series: 1410
  • Minimum Salary: $61,947.00
  • Maximum Salary: $80,532.00
  • Availability: Open to All

The Preservation Science Specialist is located in the Preservation Research and Testing Division (PRTD) within the Preservation Directorate and reports to the Division Chief, PRTD. The Directorate is responsible for the long-term, uninterrupted access to the Library's collections through a variety of preservation programs. The Preservation Directorate accomplishes the preservation of the Library’s collections including the rare, valuable, special format, and general research collections through a variety of processes. PRTD supports and enhances the efficacy of these processes through activities in three programmatic areas: analytical services, research projects, and the quality assurance program. Analytical service activities include analyses for assessment and characterization of media, substrates, and treatments.

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