Conservation Job Opportunity with Naval History & Heritage Command, Richmond, Virginia


The Naval History and Heritage Command’s (NHHC) Conservation Branch is seeking a conservator. The selected candidate will work in the Conservation Branch’s laboratory at the Collection Management Facility (CMF) in Richmond, Virginia, and will work with four additional conservation staff, seven curatorial staff, and contractors in a dynamic environment to support the conservation needs of multiple Navy collections and 10 Navy museums around the country. The selected candidate will also provide conservation services in support of the development and opening of the new National Museum of the United States Navy.

The position is listed as a GS-1015-9/11 Staff Curator (Museum Management), but it is a position for qualified degreed conservators with experience working in a professional conservation laboratory setting. This full-time, permanent position will be open to all U.S. Citizens and has a salary range of $54,730.00 to $86,081.00 per year. The position will only be advertised for five (5) business days with an opening date of today: 19 October to 23 October (5 days). 

Application packages must include complete resumes with relevant experience, job titles, duties, and accomplishments. Resumes must show complete information for each job entry to support minimum qualifications. The following information should be provided in your resume, but it is acceptable to provide elsewhere in your application package: employer's name, starting and end dates (Mo/Yr), hours per week, and pay plan, series and grade level (e.g. GS-0201-09) for relevant federal experience.

TIP: A good way to ensure you include all essential information is to use the Resume Builder in USAJOBS to create your resume. Applicants must also complete an assessment questionnaire and provide all required supporting documentation.

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Yoonjo Lee

Sr. Conservator

Conservation Branch

Naval History and Heritage Command