Open & closing dates
02/22/2018 to 03/08/2018
$45,972 to $59,762 per year
This position is located in the Collection Processing Unit (CPU), Collection Department, Collection and Curatorial Affairs Directorate, National Air and Space Museum (NASM), Smithsonian Institution. The purpose of this position is to assist with moving the collection from the Paul E. Garber Facility to the Steven F. Udvar Hazy Center by handling, packing, storing, shipping, maintaining, and preserving artifacts from the National Collection.
Performs tasks of a technical nature in support of collections management. Designs and constructs, containers, cradles, dollies, and other supports necessary to ensure safe handling, movement, relocation, and storage of artifacts. Works with a crew of museum technicians and specialist that are responsible for the packing, handling, moving, transporting, storing, and monitoring of aeronautical and space artifacts. Routinely makes significant use of the museum’s computerized Collections Information System. Performs all types of artifact handling operations, requiring the operation of trucks, hoists, forklifts and similar equipment.