Museum Technician (Anthropology), GS-1016-07/07 – Billings, MT

Job Title: Museum Technician (Anthropology)
Department: Department Of The Interior
Agency: Bureau of Land Management
Sub Agency: BLM – BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT
Job Announcement Number: MT-DEU-2010-0078

SALARY RANGE:
$38,790.00 – $50,431.00 /year
OPEN PERIOD:
Monday, August 09, 2010 to Friday, August 13, 2010
SERIES & GRADE:
GS-1016-07/07
POSITION INFORMATION:
This is a full-time position. This is a temporary position not to exceed 1 year, which may be extended 1 additional year.
PROMOTION POTENTIAL:
07
DUTY LOCATIONS:
1 vacancy – Billings, MT
WHO MAY BE CONSIDERED:
All U.S. Citizens – No previous Federal Service is required.

JOB SUMMARY:
Explore a new career with the BLM – where our people are our greatest natural resource. For additional information about the BLM, please visit Our website.

BLM is seeking a dynamic and energetic individual to join the team to serve as a Museum Technician for the Montana State Office, Division of Resources, Branch of Land Resources, Billings Curation Center, located in Billings, MT. Information about Billings area can be found at http://www.billingschamber.com/.

The BLM manages more land – approximately 253 million acres – than any other Federal agency. This land, known as the National System of Public Lands, is primarily located in 12 Western states, including Alaska. The Bureau, with a budget of about $1 billion, also administers 700 million acres of sub-surface mineral estates throughout the nation. The BLM’s multiple-use mission is to sustain the health and productivity of the public lands for the use and enjoyment of present and future generations.

KEY REQUIREMENTS:
* U.S. Citizenship is required.
* Security Clearance/Background Investigation is required.
* Be sure to read the “How to Apply” & “Required Documents” Sections
* You cannot hold an active real estate license; nor can you
* have an interest or hold stocks in firms with interest in Federal Land.
* Direct Deposit Required.

Additional Duty Location Info:

The purpose of this position is to accomplish technical duties in support of a cultural resource program. The incumbent is responsible for performing a variety of duties including, but not limited to the following:
-Planning and rearranging storage space, designing storage cabinets or cases; developing or improving record systems; revising operating procedures; and devising improved preservation methods.
-Identifying and sorts specimens, documents and artifacts.
-Researching and reviewing reference material to aid in identification of artifacts recovered during accessioning and documenting results of research.
-Processing collections from Archaeological investigations through the entire accession process.
-Complying, summarizing and interpreting data obtained during inventories.
-Revising bibliographies, maintaining special records or indices, and searching sources for special information.
-Assisting the Curator with the design and production of various heritage education projects and may conduct tours of the collection.

Apply through this link.

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