SALARY RANGE: $31,315.00 to $40,706.00 / Per Year
OPEN PERIOD: Wednesday, December 05, 2012 to Saturday, December 15, 2012
SERIES & GRADE: GS-1016-05
POSITION INFORMATION: Part Time 32 hours – Permanent
DUTY LOCATIONS: 1 vacancy in the following location:

Philadelphia Metro Area, PA United States

WHO MAY APPLY: United States Citizens


Experience your America and build a fulfilling career by joining the National Park Service. Become a part of our mission to unite our past, our cultures and our special places, to establish important connections to the present and build a rich and lasting legacy for future generations. For more information about the National Park Service, click National Park Service.




WHO MAY BE CONSIDERED: Open to all qualified U.S. citizens.


  • U.S. Citizenship Required
  • Appointment subject to background investigation and favorable adjudication.
  • Valid state driver’s license required.
  • NPS uniform required.



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The museum technician performs museum preservation tasks; identifies preservation needs and recommends additional actions.  Places objects in storage, maintaining the organization already established by the supervisor.  Implements museum maintenance schedules and assists in museum preservation tasks in museum collection storage.  Implements museum environmental monitoring program.  This includes gathering data, maintaining the monitoring equipment, and preparing permanent data records.  Assists with the installation, repair, and rehabilitation of exhibits.  Performs support tasks like inventory and ordering supplies; manages computer equipment, including hardware, software, and databases.


Area Information: Part of the National Park Service, Independence National Historical Park includes Independence Hall, the Liberty Bell, and other historic buildings that played a major role in the early development of our nation. With over 5 million visitors from around the world each year, we need motivated people who enjoy heavy public contact to explain, protect, preserve, and maintain the important events that happened here and the resources that represent them.

If you’re looking for a challenging, fast-paced work environment in the heart of the city, Independence National Historical Park may be the right place for you!





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All qualifications must be met by the closing date of this announcement, Saturday, December 15, 2012.  Qualifying experience may be obtained in the private or public sectors.  

QUALIFICATIONS:  To be eligible for this position, you must possess the qualifying specialized experience and/or education as described in the occupational/assessment questionnaire and as outlined below.

A. One year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-4 level in the Federal service to include collections management, registration, cataloging, research, preservation, restoration, or conservation of collections of museum material; OR

B. Completed a four year course of study leading to a bachelor’s degree with major study or at least 24 semester hours in any combination of courses such as art, history, museum studies, or scientific subjects; OR

C. Combination of education and experience – specialized experience as described in A above and education as described in B above, which when combined totals 100%.


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