Archives Technician – Washington, D.C.

Job Title: Archives Technician
Agency: National Archives and Records Administration
Job Announcement Number: JD1500226SWD
Salary Range: $34,759.00 to $50,374.00 / Per Year
Open Period: Thursday, September 24, 2015 to Wednesday, October 7, 2015
Series and Grade: GS-1421-05/06
Duty Locations: Washington DC

The National Archives have an opening for an Archives Technician preparing for the opening of the Barack H. Obama Presidential Library and Museum located in Chicago, IL. Full vacancy announcement available at USAJOBS:


In this position, you will perform archival duties involving reference, arrangement, description, evaluation, preservation, and rehabilitation, of classified and unclassified historical materials in the Office of Presidential Libraries in Washington, DC, preparing for the opening of the Barack H. Obama Presidential Library and Museum located in Chicago, IL.

The incumbent of this position will work in Washington, DC until the temporary Barack H. Obama Presidential Library and Museum in Chicago, IL is ready to be occupied. At that time the incumbent will be reassigned to Chicago, IL.

Relocation expenses will not be paid for the initial position in Washington, DC, however, some relocation expenses for the reassignment from Washington, DC to Chicago, IL will be paid.

Note: This position is being advertised concurrently under Merit Promotion (NARA Employees Only) procedures. Current NARA employees who wish to be considered must apply under Merit Promotion procedures, Job Announcement number JD1500225SWM. Open: 09/24/2015 Close: 10/07/2015.

Whether you are new to the Federal Government or an experienced professional seeking a career change, you can make history at the National Archives. Our dedicated staff works across a variety of career fields to safeguard the records of the Federal Government – more than 10 billion of them.

Visit our Employee Gallery at to see the kinds of dynamic projects our staff are undertaking. If you want a career where you can see the difference your work makes, then join the National Archives!

For more information visit:

Sharon Woelfel
Phone: (314)801-0876