10 Temporary (Less Than 2 Years) Full-Time Jobs With Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission


Department: 30

Historical & Museum Commission

Hm Div Curatorial Prgms
Job Code/Title:

Museum Curator History 1 (10 Positions)
Position Number: 0438121
County: Dauphin
Work Location: The State Museum of Pennsylvania 300 North Street Harrisburg, PA 17120
Type of Job: Civil Service
Bargaining Unit: C4
Seniority Unit: Eastern Regions
Type Position: Limited Term / Full Time
Hourly Wage: $20.07 – $30.50
Pay Schedule / Range: ST / ST06
Posting Length: 15 days
Posting Dates: 1/13/2014 – 1/27/2014
Contact Number: (717)772-2839 or slatin@pa.gov

WORK HOURS: 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM, Monday through Friday

PLEASE NOTE: These are limited term positions, lasting less than two (2) years.

PLEASE ALSO NOTE: This posting is for ten (10) positions: #50438121, #50438122, #50438123, #50438124, #50438250, #50438251, #50438252, #50438253, #50438254, and #50438255. Positions #50438121, #50438122, #50438123, and #50438124 are reposted positions; candidates who previously applied to those four positions posted 12/03/13-12/17/13 will be considered for these positions as well.

Description of Duties:
Assists with design, installation, and dismantling of exhibits and related duties as assigned; catalogues new acquisitions and assists with collection inventories; updates collection records and enters collection data in CuadraSTAR database; assists with loans and answering questions about collection from the public and/or other institutions. Orders exhibit and collection care supplies. Helps with supervising and directing interns and volunteers. Incumbent is responsible to be familiar with PHMC general safety rules and safety rules specific to this position; for working in a safe manner and following all PHMC safety rules; to immediately report all workplace incidents to their supervisor; and to immediately correct any safety hazards in the work area or report same to supervisor.

Essential Functions:

* Follow standard physical inventory procedures * Identify and solve problems relating to inventory and other collection records * Use a computer and PHMC database programs * Lift and carry up to 20 pounds * Climb ladders and steps * Bend to retrieve artifacts * Catalogue artifacts and works of art * Communicate effectively both orally and in writing * Perform basic mathematics calculations

Last Date Job Applications Will Be Accepted: Monday, January 27, 2014

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