Archival Support Officer - APS1


Job No: 495820
Work Type: Full Time, Part Time or Casual/ Intermittent
Location: Sydney

The Regional Manager Central section encompasses the operational work of the NSW and WA Offices of the National Archives. The section is responsible for managing the archival collections in both locations including taking records of significance into custody and ensuring appropriate storage. The section also facilitates access to the collection through physical lending, digitisation and onsite and offsite public enquiries.

The Archival Support Officer will work within established guidelines and procedures to undertake the physical handling of archival records in a variety of formats, accurately enter and retrieve data from electronic records systems and digitise paper records.

This recruitment process will establish a merit pool of suitable applicants to fill future non-ongoing APS1 vacancies on a full-time, part-time or casual intermittent basis as opportunities arise. Vacancies will be for a period of 12 months with possible extension. Future ongoing (permanent) positions may be offered subject to operational requirements. Merit pool will remain active for 12 months from the date of advertisement.


Eligibility: Applicants must be Australian citizens and be able to obtain and maintain a security clearance to Baseline.

How to apply: Applications must be submitted via our online e-recruitment system. Applicants must in 500 words or less outline the skills and relevant experience you would bring to this role. Please refer to the for this role.

RecruitAbility applies to this vacancy. Under the RecruitAbility scheme you will be invited to participate in further assessment activity for the vacancy if you choose to apply under the scheme; declare you have a disability; and meet the minimum requirements for the job.


Application close: 30 Nov 2020 11:55 PM AUS Eastern Daylight Time