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Public Records Aide (Full Time)

Description: The Department of Records & Information Services-Municipal Archives seeks a detail-oriented individual to join its team servicing patron requests for copies of historical vital records. Under supervision, the clerk will search indexes, both hard-copy and electronic, for certificate numbers; print certificate copies using microfilm and/or computer equipment, and perform related tasks such as retrieving and filing microfilm rolls, retrieving materials from boxes and shelves, printing mailing labels, entering data into spreadsheets or databases. The clerk may also answer telephone inquiries, and assist patrons researching in vital record and other Archives and Library collections. The position requires attention to detail and familiarity with numerical and alphabetical sequence. This position may require more than ordinary physical effort.

Salary $ 31,858.00 - $ 48,780.00 (Annual)
Type of Opportunity Full Time
Location New York, NY
Field of Study Any
Degree Wanted Associates Degree
Special Skills & Requirements 1. A four-year high school diploma or its educational equivalent approved by a State's Department of Education or a recognized accrediting organization and one year of full-time experience in the receiving, retrieving, distributing or disposing of records, archival or library materials; or 2. An associate degree or 60 semester credits from an accredited college; or 3. A satisfactory combination of education and/or experience equivalent to "1" or "2" above. However, all candidates must have a four-year high school diploma or its educational equivalent.
Company Name NYC Department of Records
Address: 31 Chambers St., New York, NY
About the Company: Established in 1977, the Department of Records and Information Services preserves and provides public access to historical and contemporary records and information about New York City government through the Municipal Archives, the Municipal Library, and the Visitor Center. The Municipal Records Management Division operates records storage facilities in two locations with a combined capacity of 700,000 cubic feet, and provides records management services to fifty City agencies, ten courts, and the five district attorneys’ offices. Records services include scheduling, off-site storage and retrieval, and overall guidance on management of records in all media. The Grants Administration Unit assists mayoral agencies in obtaining and managing grants from the New York State Archives’ Local Government Records Management Improvement Fund.
How To Apply: Please apply online at, use Job ID# 302933 to search for the job
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