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Archives Clerk, City of Burnaby Deadline: February 2, 2023

25 Jan 2023 2:27 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

Archives Clerk
City of Burnaby

Location: Burnaby
Compensation: $4,346 - 4,520 - 4,709 - 4,905 - 5,107/month  (2021 Rates)

The goal of the City of Burnaby and its employees is to consistently deliver first class service and services to our community. With this in mind, we hire people who share the same passion, those with the drive and determination to grow with and contribute to our already exceptional team. People like you!

Description and Duties    

This is technical work involving responsibility for appraising and describing records according to established archival standards. An incumbent of this class prepares a multi-level descriptive inventory of assigned records and related indices using database software and physically prepares documents for archival storage. Considerable independence of judgment and action is exercised in the application of established archival standards and procedures while complex technical problems are referred to a supervisor who reviews work performance in terms of conformance to established procedures and practices.

An incumbent describes records at the fonds, series and file level; removes staples, paperclips, glue residue and file folders in preparation of materials for storage; labels and stores records according to archival standards; appraises documents according to established retention schedules; identifies items to be purged; provides assistance to patrons and municipal staff in searching archives for specified documents and information. Performs related work as required.


Qualifications include completion of post-secondary archival training plus sound related experience; or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Considerable knowledge of the Rules for Archival Description and archival storage practices. Ability to appraise and describe archival records; prepare and maintain a variety of indices and files; search archival records for specified documents and information; use software applications related to the work performed (e.g, Archivematica, D/B Textworks or other related softwares). A valid Driver's License for the Province of British Columbia would be considered an asset.
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Application Deadline: February 2, 2023

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