Pay Range
$56,233 - $106,012 Per Year
Schedule
Full-Time
Job Grade
GS-1420-9/12
Offering
Permanent
Apply By: 2018-02-14
Published: 3 months ago


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Job Summary


Looking for a great place to work?

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is one of the best!

In 2016, USACE ranked number two of government large-agency subcomponents!

As rated by their employees, USACE supervisors strongly support employee development and opportunities to demonstrate leadership skills, while also maintaining an optimal work/life balance.

The Corps offers a team-inspiring and collaborative work environment; providing challenging and rewarding careers across a variety of disciplines.

Civilian employees serve a vital role in supporting the Army mission.

They provide the skills that are not readily available in the military, but crucial to support military operations.

The Army integrates the talents and skills of its military and civilian members to form a Total Army.

About the Position: This is a permanent position with Headquarters, US Army Corps of Engineers, Office of History located at 7701 Telegraph Road, Alexandria, Virginia 22315.

Management may select at any of the grade levels announced.

This recruitment provides promotion opportunity to the target grade of the position without further competition when selectee is eligible and recommended by management.

Who May Apply: US Citizens



Qualifications


In order to qualify, you must meet the education and experience requirements described below.

Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student; social).

You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience; if qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your application.

Additional information about transcripts is in this document.

Basic Education Requirements for Archivist: Bachelor's degree in archival science or bachelor's degree with a major that includes 18 semester hours in archival science, history and/or in political science or government, and 12 semester hours in one or any combination of the following: archival science, history, American civilization, economics, political science, public administration, or government.

OR Combination of education and experience - at least 30 semester hours that included courses as shown in A above, plus appropriate experience or additional education.

In addition to meeting the basic requirement above, to qualify for this position you must also meet the qualification requirements listed below: Experience required: Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student; social).

You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

Experience required at GS-09: Specialized Experience: One year of specialized experience which includes; 1) applying national archival standards, methodologies, and best practices to all the activities of archival processing including arrangement, description, and preservation of archival collections; 2) identifying, analyzing, and arranging bodies of records; 3) creating and maintaining accessible, retrievable archives and databases; and 4) assisting in setting up, arranging and maintaining, cataloging, and exhibiting collection materials.

This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the second lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-07).

OR Education: Master's or equivalent graduate degree or 2 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree in a field which demonstrates the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to perform the work of the position, such as archival science, history, American civilization, economics, political science, public administration, or government.

OR Combination of Education and Experience: A combination of education and experience may be used to qualify for this position as long as the computed percentage of the requirements is at least 100%.

To compute the percentage of the requirements, divide your total months of experience by 12.

Then divide the total number of completed graduate semester hours (or equivalent) beyond the first year (total graduate semester hours minus 18) by 18.

Add the two percentages.

Experience required at GS-11: Specialized Experience: One year of specialized experience which includes; 1) participating in locating and acquiring new archival materials; 2) preparing a complete inventory for the records of an organization; work group, or programmatic area; 3) creating and developing archival finding aids according to national standards and best practices; 4) appraising historical documents and archival materials to determine historical value; 5) conducting ongoing maintenance of existing archival collections; and, 6) conducting comprehensive assessments of archival collections.

This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the second lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-09).

OR Education: Master's or equivalent graduate degree in a field which demonstrates the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work of the position, such as: archival science, history, American civilization, economics, political science, public administration, or government.

OR Combination of Education and Experience: A combination of education and experience may be used to qualify for this position as long as the computed percentage of the requirements is at least 100%.

To compute the percentage of the requirements, divide your total months of experience by 12.

Then divide the total number of completed graduate semester hours (or equivalent) beyond the second year (total graduate semester hours minus 36) by 18.

Add the two percentages.

Experience required at GS-12: Specialized Experience: One year of specialized experience which includes; 1) directing and leading the effort to diversify, locate, and acquire new archival materials; 2) conducting thorough inventory of an organization's existing archival materials; 3) assessing and evaluating collections to determine their historical value and relationship to other material in the Research Collection; 4) managing, coordinating, and arranging the collection of new archival materials to facilitate access and enhance preservation; and, 5) serving as the organization's official representative on archival matters.

This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the second lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-11).

OR Education: Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree in a field which demonstrates the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work of the position, such as: archival science, history, American civilization, economics, political science, public administration, or government.

OR Combination of Education and Experience: A combination of education and experience may be used to qualify for this position as long as the computed percentage of the requirements is at least 100%.

To compute the percentage of the requirements, divide your total months of experience by 12.

Then divide the total number of completed graduate semester hours (or equivalent) beyond the second year (total graduate semester hours minus 36) by 18.

Add the two percentages.

You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency in the following areas: History and ArchaeologyInformation ManagementOral CommunicationProblem SolvingWriting



Pay Plan
General Schedule (Ch. 51, 5 U.S.C.).
Travel Requirement
Occasional Travel
Security Clearance
Secret
Who May Apply
US Citizens
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