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Archivists manage, process, store and disseminate information contained in an organization's archives. They acquire, store and research textual material, pictures, maps, architectural documents, electronic materials, films and videos, sound recordings and multimedia materials. Archivists are employed in archives, in the public and para-public sectors and in private sector organizations.
- Develop policies and procedures for managing current and semicurrent archives, in particular corporate cataloguing systems, records scheduling and disposal, and finding aids
- Design programs for managing, disseminating and storing archives of all types (documents, photographs, maps, audio-visual materials, manuscripts, etc.)
- Plan the computerized management of archives and the management of electronic archives
- Appraise and acquire archival materials to build and develop an archival collection for research purposes
- Authenticate documents and records and research the origins and significance of archival materials
- Organize noncurrent archives and develop cataloguing and retrieval systems to allow access to archival materials
- Assist people with their searches.
Outlook & Prospects for Archivists in Kootenay Region
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Local Employment Potential Information
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Local Labour Market News
Week of Apr 29 – May 03, 2013
- International Forest Products has purchased two Kootenay region timber tenures that will sustain production at the company’s Castlegar sawmill. According to the most recent figures available, the mill employs over 100 people.
Week of Apr 08 – Apr 12, 2013
- Development of Centermount Coal’s Bingay mine in the Elk Valley has been temporarily suspended, due to reduced global demand for iron ore. The project, employing 14 consultants, may resume in the summer of 2014.
Week of Feb 25 – Mar 01, 2013
Week of Nov 05 – Nov 09, 2012
- Canfor Corp. reopened the Radium Hot Springs sawmill on October 29th, 2012. Canfor expects an initial workforce of 136 employees at the Radium mill by the end of November, with 144 employed in 2013.
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