Position Details

Preservation and Access Specialist

ID: NPSROMO-002-003 Location: Estes Park, CO Posted Date: 2/5/2024 Agency: NPS
Wage/Hr: $29.00 Hours/Week: 20     Minimum Age: 55

• This position supports Rocky Mountain National park and must be performed on-site. • The NPS Experienced Services Program is a unique partnership created to help solve the workforce issues facing government agencies. The program connects experienced workers (age 55+) to the NPS to provide scientific, technical, and administrative support. • NPS ESP positions are meant to provide temporary, project-based support. This position is currently funded for an estimate of 16 weeks. • A background security investigation may be required prior to the start date. Only those positions with 30+ hours per week are eligible for health insurance benefits; all positions will accrue sick leave. • The experienced workers participating in the Program are referred to as “Enrollees” and are not employees of the NPS or NEW Solutions. NEW Solutions is the ESP non-governmental organization responsible for administrative aspects of the program, and the Enrollees work under NPS direction to assist the Agency staff in carrying out their mission. NPS ESP Enrollees benefit from the opportunity to keep technical skills current; to access new training opportunities; to engage in gainful project-based positions; and to undertake meaningful tasks using their experience and talent to contribute to the environment, the national economy, and their own financial security.


Assist Rocky Mountain National Park in a variety of project planning, historic preservation, museum and cultural resource conservation, interpretive planning, cold storage rehabilitation, environmental compliance, and other areas necessary to complete projects related to support the museum and archives program.

  • Data entry for preservation and access – water rights, planning document inventory, slides comparison. 50%
  • Documentation projects such as: Create folder list of project documentation, including interpretation/educational boxes, and ecology boxes to be processed into archives, add tag labels to individual objects in history cabinets. Use template for exporting information for individual labels. 20%
  • Photograph archeological artifacts – digital images, rename, attach to catalog record. 10%
  • Rehouse objects in archival quality boxes and folders. 10%
  • Nitrate negative identification, removal from files, placement in archival quality storage. 10%


Minimum of 3 year(s) of experience in museum, automated office, or related field OR BA/BS Degree in Museum library information science

  • Experience required with Windows, MS Word, MS Excel, MS Access


  • NPS systems and processes
  • Physical requirements: Sitting at a computer for data entry, walking and lifting boxes weighing up to 15 lbs., reaching above head for objects stored on shelves.

For more information on this opportunity talk to one of our recruiters

NEW Solutions is committed to promoting equal opportunity and to an environment free from discrimination and harassment in any form administering Experienced Worker Programs under cooperative agreements with federal agencies. It is NEW Solutions’s policy to comply with all applicable laws that provide equal opportunity and to prohibit unlawful discrimination in enrolling participants in the federal programs.