New York, NY: Archive Manager, New York Dept of Environmental Protection

Business Title:    Archive Manager
Civil Service Title:    PUBLIC RECORDS OFFICER
Title Code No:       60216
Level: 00
Job Category:    Clerical & Administrative Support
Career Level:    Entry-Level
Proposed Salary Range:    $     20.35 – $     29.24 (Hourly)
Work Location:    420 East 38Th St.
Division/Work Unit:    Records Retention Administration

Job Description
The Department of Environmental Protection is the largest municipal water and wastewater utility in the nation with a history dating back over 175 years.

The selected candidate will join the Records and Archives Management unit, with primary responsibilities for activities that support the DEP Archive program and its important historical collections, including the development of the New York City water system. The Archive Manager will oversee the day-to-day operations of the physical archive including procurement of supplies/equipment and monitoring of the physical space; assist to develop and execute project plans for processing new records and records backlogs; perform research to support agency projects and outside researchers; digitize records; share in the recruitment, training and supervision of student workers; assist to plan and execute special projects as required; promote the preservation of agency and city records.

Minimum Qual Requirements
1. A Masters degree from an accredited college in Library Science, Archival Science, American History, Political Science, or a related area; or

2. A baccalaureate degree form an accredited college and one year full-time professional experience in archival, records management or library work; or

3. Education and/or experience equivalent to “1” or “2” above. However, all candidates must have the baccalaureate degree from an accredited college.

Preferred Skills
– Communicates effectively verbally and in writing.
– Excels in a project based team environment; gives and receives feedback.
– Self-motivated and flexible; strong organizational, analytical and problem-solving skills; works well collaboratively and independently.
– Computer literacy including experience using databases and spreadsheets to manage and analyze information.
– Experience processing archival/library/museum collections (accessioning, arranging, describing, inventorying).

Residency Requirement
New York City residency is generally required within 90 days of appointment. However, City Employees in certain titles who have worked for the City for 2 continuous years may also be eligible to reside in Nassau, Suffolk, Putnam, Westchester, Rockland, or Orange County. To determine if the residency requirement applies to you, please discuss with the agency representative at the time of interview.

To see the full job description, go to and search by Job ID 144958. You must apply through the NYC Careers website in order to be considered for this position.

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