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CACI International Historian in Reston, Virginia

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What You’ll Get to Do:

CACI is seeking an Historian to join the Research Resources Team responsible for researching and verifying the participation of military and DOD personnel in U.S. atmospheric nuclear testing programs and related activities. The Historian will research military records through various archives, document the status of the case, and draft the final correspondence.

More About the Role:

  • Review case files to determine documentation required to accurately and fully respond to VA, DOJ, and civilian requests for information within program mandated response times.

  • Conduct primary and archival records research using a variety of tools to develop military veteran location and activity histories.

  • Draft and edit responses and technical documents to convey research findings in a clear and concise manner following program developed guidelines.

  • Accurately record and update historical and radiation dose information in program database using web-based software.

You’ll Bring These Qualifications:

  • B.A. degree in History or related Social Sciences field

  • 1+ years of Archival/library research experience

  • There is no clearance requirement to begin employment. However, as a requirement of continued employment in this position you will be required to obtain a Secret clearance.

  • Ability to effectively communicate in writing (sample desirable)

  • Ability to use on-line historical and genealogical tools

  • Knowledge of military organization and terminology

  • Data abstraction and analytical skills

  • Attentiveness to detail and accuracy

  • Ability to track and update case files and status in digital database environment

These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:

  • Ability to work both independently and within small team setting.

What We Can Offer You:

  • We’ve been named a Best Place to Work by the Washington Post.

  • Our employees value the flexibility at CACI that allows them to balance quality work and their personal lives.

  • We offer competitive benefits and learning and development opportunities.

  • We are mission-oriented and ever vigilant in aligning our solutions with the nation’s highest priorities.

  • For over 55 years, the principles of CACI’s unique, character-based culture have been the driving force behind our success.

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CACI employs a diverse range of talent to create an environment that fuels innovation and fosters continuous improvement and success. At CACI, you will have the opportunity to make an immediate impact by providing information solutions and services in support of national security missions and government transformation for Intelligence, Defense, and Federal Civilian customers. CACI is proud to provide dynamic careers for employees worldwide. CACI is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.