Digital Imaging Clerk

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Created: January 5, 2013


Job Title: Digital Imaging Clerk
Department: Other Agencies and Independent Organizations
Agency: National Archives and Records Administration
Job Announcement Number: JD816679GL
SALARY RANGE: $26,053.00 to $33,869.00 / Per Year
OPEN PERIOD: Thursday, January 03, 2013 to Wednesday, January 09, 2013
SERIES & GRADE: GS-1001-03
DUTY LOCATIONS: 1 vacancy in the following location:
Atlanta, GA United States
WHO MAY APPLY: United States Citizens

In this position, you will perform specific, standard tasks associated with digitizing a wide variety of materials at the Jimmy Carter Library and Museum.

This position is located at the Jimmy Carter Presidential Library and Museum in Atlanta, GA.

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.

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U.S. Citizenship
Background Investigation or Security Clearance
Relocation Expenses Will Not Be Paid
More than 1 job may be filled if additional vacancies occur within 90 days

Typical duties include:
  • Reviewing digitally scanned documents into electronic formats, classifying and identifying form numbers and types using established form lists and basic software programs.
  • Preparing textual materials to be digitally scanned into electronic formats, removing staples, flattening, correcting bent corners of document, disassembling materials as necessary, maintaining original arrangement and scanning scheme. Preparing bar code/separator sheets, making photocopy of document(s) to be scanned.
  • Digitally scanning on original, loose, textual records, bound volumes varying in size, drawings, maps, charts, and printed material. Operating digital scanning devise, performing ongoing verification checks of image quality.


GS-03 - Candidates must have at least six months of general experience that demonstrates responsible clerical, office or other work.

Education may be substituted for experience.  GS-3: One year of education above the high school level.

Combination of Experience and Education: You may also combine post-high school education and experience to meet the total experience requirements for the GS-3 level.

Physical Requirements: This work requires some physical exertion including periods of standing, lifting moderately heavy items, or bending and reaching. The work is generally sedentary with long periods of working at a computer, but physical exertion is required to move equipment, supplies, and large or awkward original materials. Good manual dexterity is required to handle fragile materials. Excellent natural or corrected vision without color deficiencies must be maintained.

Please refer to the Office of Personnel Management's, Operating Manual:   Qualifications Standards for General Schedule Positions for further information :

Qualifications by Closing Date: You must meet all qualification requirements by the closing date of the announcement. Please note that qualification claims will be subject to verification.


Once you complete and submit your application package, a review of your application will be made to ensure you meet the job requirements.  To determine if you are qualified for this job, a review of your resume and supporting documentation will be made and compared against your responses to the occupational questionnaire.  Your resume must specifically and clearly show your possession of the required specialized experience and your possession of the required competencies.  We will evaluate each applicant who meets the basic qualifications on the competencies/knowledge, skills and abilities related to the position.

The required KSA’s for this position are as follows:
·         Knowledge of and ability to identify a variety of government forms

·         Knowledge and skill of basic procedures and guidelines relating to document review and digital scanning of records..

·         Ability to operate digital scanning devices.

·         Knowledge and use of basic production level digital scanning software programs, e.g. Kofax, Ascent Capture, Indicius Document review, Indicius Completion.

For Competitive Applicants/All U.S. Citizens – Based on the information you provided in your application package, you will be assigned to one of three quality categories - Best Qualified, Well Qualified, or Qualified. Those applicants who are determined to be best qualified will be referred to the hiring manager for further consideration. Qualified veterans are placed ahead of non-veterans within each category. Qualified veterans with a service connected disability of 10% of more are place ahead of non-veterans in the best qualified category.
For Non Competitive Applicants (See the Other Information tab for more details on Schedule A Hiring/Appointment Authority) - If you meet the qualification requirements based on your online application, you will be referred to the selecting official for further review.

NOTE: If, after reviewing your resume and or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and/or your responses are not supported by your resume, your score will be adjusted. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating.


Published: Saturday, January 5, 2013 18:48 UTC

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