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Transfer Officer - APS level 4 (Ongoing)

Job No: 495864
Work Type: Full Time or Part Time
Location: Canberra

The National Archives wishes to recruit an enthusiastic and diligent person for the role of Transfer Officer, National Transfer Team, Collection Operations Section. This section is part of the Collection Management Branch and is based in Mitchell, Australian Capital Territory (ACT). 

The Collection Management Branch is responsible for transferring, securing, digitising and storing highly significant government archival records from Australian Government agencies. This work supports the development of the national archival collection so it is preserved and remains accessible for future generations.

The Collection Operations Section is responsible for securing and managing the National Archives’ archival collection and its storage environment in the ACT. The section is also responsible for processing records of significance transferred into custody, billing agencies for storage services, managing projects, lending services, transfers, applying Machinery of Government changes and various national strategies, plans and programs.

The National Transfer Team carries out activities including: facilitation and processing agency transfer of highly significant analogue and digital records into custody, reviewing records already in the National Archives' custody to ensure that they merit permanent retention and maintaining the administrative history of the Australian Government and its agencies through the Commonwealth Recordkeeping System so the records can be related to their original context.



Eligibility: Applicants must be Australian citizens and be able to obtain and maintain a security clearance to Negative Vetting 1.

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 position description 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. For more information see:

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