Fairfax County Job Openings - Detailed Description for Job #13-0270


Fairfax County Application Center, 12000 Government Center Pkwy., #270, Fairfax, VA 22035

ARCHIVES TECHNICIAN


Fairfax County Public Library

Job # 13-0270

$37,527 to $50,036  (Grade S16)
 
Description:

Performs administrative support for the Archives and Records Management Department of the Fairfax County Public Library. Develops, implements and maintains a system for the identification, collection and protection of both permanent and long-term county electronic documents and records. Works with agencies to identify and implement best practices involving electronic records, to ensure proper retention and documentation for destruction. Provides records management training and on-site consultation. Provides reports and statistical data in various formats, as needed. Locates the proper accession, determines the status, and re-files records to their proper location in a timely manner. Provides general operational information. Serves as backup to clerical staff as needed to assist walk-in customers, certifying copies made from general district court records and re-filing of records. Duties are performed under the direction of the Assistant County Archivist.

 

Minimum
Qualifications:

Any combination of education, experience and training equivalent to high school graduation or a G.E.D. issued by a state department of education, supplemented by college-level course work in American history, American studies, library science, or a related field; plus two years of experience in cataloging and managing public records, preferably in a "records center" environment.

 

Special
Requirements:

Ability required to lift up to 50-pound boxes (plan size) and 20-30 pound record center boxes. Must be able to drive a passenger vehicle. Must be able to move pallets containing boxes using pallet jack, forklift, or personnel lift at heights of 18 feet; and able to lift and toss boxes of above weights into compactor and truck or place on shelves.

 

Preferred
Qualifications:

Ability to prepare reports. Able to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing; and the ability to speak in front of groups of people in a professional setting. Able to find aids, guides, and other reference tools. Able to establish and maintain good working relationships with county personnel, professional researchers, and the public. Basic knowledge of procedures and legal requirements for the utilization of public records. Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office Suite computer software. Familiarity with scanning and digital conversion technologies.

 

To Apply:

Submit your resume on-line through the AIMS system.

If this is the first time you have used AIMS, you will need to create an account.

Fairfax County is an Equal Opportunity Employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, creed, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veterans' status or disabled veterans' status. Reasonable accommodations are available to persons with disabilities during application and/or interview processes per the Americans with Disabilities Act. Contact 703-324-4900 for assistance; TTY 703-222-7314. Minorities and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply. EEO/AA/TTY.

 

Closing Date:

3/15/2013

 

Date Posted:

3/2/2013

 

Benefits:

Most positions advertised here are merit system positions funded for full benefits such as health insurance, retirement, life insurance and paid leave. Follow the link for details on Fairfax County's comprehensive benefits program for merit system employees. If a position is not funded for benefits that information will generally be included in the job announcement.

 

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