CITY OF PHILADELPHIA PERSONNEL DEPARTMENT

2G03
ARCHIVIST II


GENERAL DEFINITION

This is archival work at the full-performance level identifying, classifying, and cataloging records and documents for retention in a municipal archive. Incumbents prepare descriptions and histories of record generating bodies as a necessary part of processing. The employees assist historians, academic and other researchers in addition to the general public by explaining the nature of information held and its application to their research. Work is performed under the general supervision of the City Archivist.

ALLOCATING FACTORS: (The following conditions must be met for a position to be allocated to this class.)

  1. Employees in this class must perform archival work at the full performance level, identifying, classifying, and cataloging municipal records and documents for retention in a municipal archive.
  2. Positions in this class must perform the work in the Records Department.


REQUIRED KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

KNOWLEDGE OF:

ABILITY TO:


MINIMUM ACCEPTABLE TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE

(The following statement represents the minimum training and experience standards which will be used to admit or reject applicants for tests. Applications submitted by candidates for this class will be reviewed based on training and experience requirements as approved on 12/97.)

Or any equivalent combination of education and experience determined to be acceptable by the Personnel Department.

NOTE:
Completion of a master's degree program in archival administration, library science, information science, or a related field, may be substituted for specific experience.

PHYSICAL AND MEDICAL REQUIREMENTS



PAY RANGE: EP19
Class Established: 1/1953
Spec. Revision: 3/1987

Latest Spec. Revision:
  CSC - 11/1997 ; Ad Board - 12/1997

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