Lava Beds National Monument, CA: PT Archives Technician (term), National Park Service
U.S. National Park Service
Lava Beds National Monument

This position is located in Lava Beds National Monument, in the Division of
(XXXXX), and supports the (XXXXX) program. The primary purpose of this
position is to assist in the organization and maintenance of the collections,
and to administer the park's oral history and public history research

Who May Be Considered: Applications will be accepted from All U.S. Citizens

This is a Term Appointment, part-time, and is expected to last for 13 months.
This position may be extended at management's discretion, for a total of 4
years from the initial appointment.

Area Information: Lava Beds and the Tule Lake Unit of the
WWII Valor in the Pacific National Monuments are located in northeastern
California. Nearby communities are Klamath Falls, OR (50
miles) and Tulelake, CA (25 miles). Schools, churches,
grocery stores, fuel and lodging can be found in both
communities. Lava Beds highlights the dynamic history of
the Modoc Indian War of 1872 and features a spectacular rugged landscape
punctuated by stunning cinder and spatter cones, lava flows, lava tube caves
and pit craters, favorite destinations for visitors to
explore. The Tule Lake Unit tells the intriguing civil
rights story of the incarceration of Japanese Americans during WWII, at 3
separate units within the monument. Shared government
housing may be available. Employees should be ready for all
weather conditions throughout the year. Visit our websites
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Administers the park's oral history program and public history program.

Pursues, collects, studies, and prepares for accession into the museum oral
history interviews and public history research and documents pertinent to the
parks resources and themes.

Ensures proper maintenance and storage, control, and record management of
materials. Detects missing or misfiled materials; follows-
up to locate or replace.

Unpacks new collections; arranges for freezing or isolation of the
collections; performs cleaning; and rehouses the collection and labels all
boxes and folders.

Prepares proper folders, sleeves, boxes, and other physical housing in order
to assure maximum preservation, organizational integrity, and accessibility
for use.

Responds to public requests for information.

May assist the supervisor with program management duties such as development
of schedules, cost estimates, and proposals and/or grants to justify funding
requests and accomplish goals. May administer and track
project funds and prepare accomplishment reports as needed.

Performs a variety of clerical functions in support of the
organization. This may include, for example, handling
office records and correspondence, managing computer equipment, ordering
supplies, and handling duplication requests.

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