Tuesday , April 23 2024

Jobs in Archives – Motion Picture Preservation Technician

Website The National Archives and Records Administration (NARA)

Job Description:

The incumbent serves as a Motion Picture Preservation Technician in the Motion Picture Preservation Lab of the Moving Image and Sound Preservation Labs Branch (RXM), National Archives and Records Administration. The Technician will perform duties associated with inspection of original elements and digitizing original archival motion picture holdings, managing said digital surrogates and derivatives, creating technical/administrative metadata, and producing physical media copies.

Job Responsibilities:

As a Motion Picture Preservation Technician, you will:

  • Inspect incoming and permanent motion picture holdings as well as additional inspection projects as requested by the archival unit, Presidential Libraries, and/ or Regional Archives.
  • Digitize original archival motion picture records using computer hardware and software technology.
  • Produce video and audio files

Job Requirements:

The experience may have been gained in either the public, private sector or volunteer service. One year of experience refers to full-time work; part-time work is considered on a prorated basis. To ensure full credit for your work experience, please indicate dates of employment by month/day/year, and indicate number of hours worked per week on your resume.

  • A one year probationary period may be required.
  • Must successfully complete a background investigation.
  • Complete a Declaration for Federal Employment to determine your suitability for Federal employment, at the time requested by the agency.
  • If you are a male applicant born after December 31, 1959, certify that you have registered with the Selective Service System or are exempt from having to do so.
  • Go through a Personal Identity Verification (PIV) process that requires two forms of identification from the Form i-9. Federal law requires verification of the identity and employment eligibility of all new hires in the U.S.

Job Details:

Company: The National Archives and Records Administration (NARA)

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: College Park, MD, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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