The Saskatchewan Archives Board requires an Archival Imaging Technician to work in the Digital Records Program (DRP). Under the supervision of the DRP Manager, the successful applicant will play an essential role in preparing various media for imaging (both digital and microform) and assisting in related conservation and preservation duties. The typical competencies include: preparing records for imaging, labeling, positioning and targeting records properly and for easy research access, operate and maintain a planetary camera, high image-density digital camera, flat-bed scanner and microfilm equipment, being conversant in digital imaging software (i.e. Photoshop, Image Effects, etc.) flattening/checking analogue media for preparation for imaging as well as verifying dates and pagination, basic conservation duties, verifying quality of imaged records, filling orders for duplication of microfilm, and assisting other units with imaging related tasks.
Candidates are asked to clearly describe in their resume or cover letter how they gained the required knowledge and abilities. Selections or interviews will be made on the basis of this information.
Typically, the knowledge and abilities required for this position would be obtained through completion of Grade Twelve high school education, as well as experience working in a related job environment or the completion of specific technical training. Candidates must have a valid driver's license and be able to lift and carry, on a regular basis, boxes weighing up to 10 kgs, and, on an infrequent basis, boxes weighing up to 30 kgs.
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