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Subject: Positions at National Gallery of Art

Positions at National Gallery of Art

From: Michael Skalka <mska>
Date: Thursday, June 27, 2002
Painting Technician
Object Technician
Conservation Division
National Gallery of Art

The National Gallery of Art is seeking two technicians, one for the
Object Conservation Department and one for the Painting Conservation
Department for a full-time, permanent, federal position.
Responsibilities may include the operation of x-radiograph and
infrared reflectography equipment, investigation of computerized
mosaicing and digitization of images, technical drawing, monitoring
and ordering supplies, organization, maintenance, and updating of
technical files and art historical research related to works of art
being treated by staff conservators. The work involves some filing,
typing, and computer database manipulation.

Candidates must have a bachelor's degree with a background in art
history, studio art and/or science (especially chemistry or
physics), be familiar with desktop computers and possess good
analytical and research abilities. The technicians will work
independently in support of conservators.

Compensation is based on the background and experience level of the
candidates. The salary will be in the range of GS-5 to GS-7 ($25,347
or $31,397) depending upon experience.

This position has been posted at

You may apply by submitting a Resume or an "Optional Application for
Federal Employment" OF-612) for this upcoming announcement.  Resumes
must include the following information (in addition to specific
information requested in the vacancy announcement): announcement
number, veteran's preference, and social security number.
Applications should include all experience, education, training,
self-development, awards, commendations, outside activities, or
other information relevant to the announced vacancy.

Candidates have additional options other than submitting their
applications by mail, express services or hand carrying them to the
personnel office of the National Gallery of Art. You may submit them
by electronic mail to: staffing [at] nga__gov or by Fax: to 202-408-8531.

Federal status candidates who wish to be rated under both merit
promotion and competitive certification procedures must submit two
complete applications. If only one application is received, it will
be considered under the merit promotion program.

The National Gallery of Art is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Michael Skalka
Conservation Administrator

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