ARCHIVIST


Vacancy ID: 791164   Announcement Number: NW21420-11-791164K1480514-D   USAJOBS Control Number: 331740600

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The Vacancy Identification Number is:  791164
1. Title of Job

ARCHIVIST
2. Biographic Data

3. E-Mail Address

4. Work Information

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5. Employment Availability

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6. Citizenship

Are you a citizen of the United States?
7. Background Information

Have you received any Voluntary Separation Incentive Payment (VSIP) from the Federal Government within the last 5 years?


8. Other Information

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9. Languages

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10. Lowest Grade

09
11

11. Miscellaneous Information

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12. Special Knowledge

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13. Test Location

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14. Veteran Preference Claim

List any campaign badges and/or expeditionary medals received.  Examples:  Southwest Asia Service Medal Purple Heart, etc (limited to 300 characters)
15. Dates of Active Duty - Military Service

If currently active duty in the U.S. Military, provide anticipated date of separation/retirement or start of terminal leave (mm/dd/yyyy).


Type of Discharge and/or anticipated Type of Discharge:

If retired from the military provide your rank and the date of retirement:


If retired because of a service connected disability, transferred to the permanent disability retirement list, or currently receiving compensation for a service connected disability, indicate the percentage of the disability:


Date of your last VA letter or other Armed Forces Disability Letter (mm/dd/yyyy):


16. Availability Date

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17. Service Computation Date

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18. Other Date Information

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19. Job Preference

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20. Occupational Specialties

001 Archivist

21. Geographic Availability

110400001 Washington Navy Yard, DC

22. Transition Assistance Plan

23. Job Related Experience

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24. Personal Background Information

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25. Occupational/Assessment Questions:

1. From the descriptions below, please select one response that best describes how you meet the basic education requirement for the GS-1420, Archivist. (PLEASE NOTE: You must submit a copy of your college transcripts or professional registration to verify your claim).

A. I have a Bachelor's degree in archival science.
B. I have a bachelor's degree with a major that includes 18 semester hours in archival science, history, political science and/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.
C. I have a combination of education and experience - at least 30 semester hours that included courses as shown in B above, plus appropriate experience or additional education. Experience must be Professional experience in archival science, or in a directly related field of work, such as history, that involved the collection, appraisal, analysis, or synthesis of information having historical or archival values.
D. I do not meet any of the basic education and/or experience requirements as stated above.

2. GS-09: Please select one response that best describes how you meet the minimum qualifications for a GS-1420-09 ARCHIVIST. (PLEASE NOTE: If you are substituting education for experience, please verify your claim by attaching a copy of your college transcripts or providing on your resume an itemized list of courses that includes transcript-equivalent information (i.e., course title, semester/quarter hours, grades, and degree earned).

A. I have one year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade (GS-07) in the Federal service performing professional archival functions by researching historical information and arranging documents in functional categories.
B. I have a master's or equivalent graduate degree.
C. I have successfully completed two years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a master's degree.
D. I have a combination of education and experience as described above that equates to one year of experience.
E. I do not have any of the experience or education as described above.

3. GS-11: Please select one response that best describes how you meet the minimum qualifications for a GS-1420-11 ARCHIVIST. (PLEASE NOTE: If you are substituting education for experience, please verify your claim by attaching a copy of your college transcripts or providing on your resume an itemized list of courses that includes transcript-equivalent information (i.e., course title, semester/quarter hours, grades, and degree earned).

A. I have one year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade (GS-09) in the Federal service performing professional archival functions by researching historical information, analyzing records, arranging documents in functional categories and appraising archival records for possible disposal.
B. I have a Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree directly related to archival science.
C. I have successfully completed three years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a Ph.D. degree in archival science.
D. I have a combination of education and experience as described above that equates to one year of experience.
E. I do not have any of the experience or education as described above

For each task in the following group, choose the statement from the list below that best describes your experience and/or training. Please select only one letter for each item.

A- I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
B- I have had education or training in performing the task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
C- I have performed this task on the job. My work on this task was monitored closely by a supervisor or senior employee to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
D- I have performed this task as a regular part of a job. I have performed it independently and normally without review by a supervisor or senior employee.
E- I am considered an expert in performing this task. I have supervised performance of this task or am normally the person who is consulted by other workers to assist them in doing this task because of my expertise.

4. Evaluate archive records to determine their continuing value.

5. Develop recommendations regarding the retention of records based on their informational values.

6. Appraise the potential archival value of records recommended for disposal.

7. Determine the suitability of records for digital preservation.

8. Safeguard records from deterioration of their value through disarrangement or alteration.

9. Ensure the preservation of original formats of permanent records during electronic or digital processing.

10. Determine the relative value of records by researching the mission of the original organization and how it functioned.

11. Determine the extent to which the records involved may contain unique and significant information.

12. Research and provide information regarding artifacts in response to inquiries.

13. Write appraisal reports that describe identifying attributes of historical records.

14. Develop written "finding aids" to inform users of the existence and availability of records.

15. Prepare written recommendations regarding the preservation or disposition of the records.

16. Your ratings in this Occupational Questionnaire are subject to evaluation and verification based on the documents and references you submit.  Deliberate attempts to falsify or inflate your responses may be grounds for not referring you.

Please take this opportunity to review your rating to ensure the accuracy of your answers and that they are supported by your resume.  Failure to agree to the statement below will disqualify you from further consideration for the position.

A. Yes, I verify that all of my responses to this questionnaire are true and accurate. I accept that if my supporting documentation does not support one or more of my responses to the questionnaire that my application may be rated lower and/or I may be removed from further consideration.
B. No. I do not accept this agreement and/or I no longer wish to be considered for this position.