Supervisory Conservator

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US National Archives and Record Administration (NARA)
Job location: 
St Louis
Contract type: 
Application deadline: 
Monday, 20 July, 2020

Open & Closing Date: 06/16/2020 to 07/20/2020
Pay scale & grade: GS 13
Salary: $92,568 to $120,342709 per year

The St. Louis Preservation Branch of the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA), Preservation Programs is seeking to appoint a Supervisory Conservator working with National Archives facilities around the country and the National Personnel Records Center (NPRC) in St. Louis to ensure that permanent records, including paper documents, microfilm, and photographs, are appropriately treated, stored, accessible or otherwise preserved. They are responsible for treating records burned in the 1973 fire at a NARA St. Louis facility. The Supervisory Conservator will serve as a conservation expert and will be responsible for planning, overseeing and providing recurring and ad hoc conservation services for St. Louis and other regional facilities, including analyzing, reviewing and making long-term procedural and strategic recommendations to the Preservation Program Officer regarding Branch conservation and preservation protocols. The Supervisory Conservator reports to the Preservation Program Officer and works with that supervisor and the Senior Supervisory Preservation Specialist to develop, coordinate and implement annual work plans and provide input on reformatting of textual and non-textual records to meet long-term strategic goals. The Supervisory Conservator also develops treatment-based performance standards and assists in developing other project-based standards, and conducts or participates in the examination and treatment of documents within the holdings of NPRC or regional archival facilities. Information regarding the St. Louis Preservation Branch can be found at

To apply, please visit: (Job Announcement 20-NARA-300-P) for the general public or for federal employees who meet merit promotion guidelines.

Questions about the position may be directed to Questions about how to apply and the hiring process must be directed to: Job Application Status/Support 304-480-8990/

This is a Federal position; candidates must be U.S. citizens or U.S. nationals. Applications must be submitted on-line through USAJOBS and will be accepted June 16, 2020 to July 20, 2020.