Museum Conservation Assistant

ACT Historic Places
Closing Date
Thu, 14th October 2021
Position Type
Part Time
$59,016 - $65,167 plus superannuation pro rata

Details: The Museum Conservation Assistant will work across ACT Historic Places properties and assist in caring for the items within the collections, and in the overall presentation of the properties for public access and engagement. As part of the Collections Management team, The Museum Conservation Assistant will assist in the conservation of the significant museum collections at Lanyon Homestead, Mugga Mugga Cottage and Calthorpes’ House including conservation cleaning, maintaining museum presentation, security, condition reporting, documentation and operational support for events and education. This is an exciting opportunity for a museums professional to work with some of Canberra’s most important places and collections.

Eligibility/Other Requirements:

  • Must possess a current driver’s licence.
  • Qualifications in Conservation or Cultural Heritage is preferable.
  • General computer literacy, including use of Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Outlook, Excel)
  • First Aid Certificate (or a willingness to obtain).

Note: This is a part-time permanent position available at 12:00 hours per week and the full-time salary noted above will be paid pro-rata.

How to Apply: Applicants are to address the Selection Criteria located in the Position Description and provide a current curriculum vitae.

Applications should be submitted via the Jobs ACT website


Contact Officer: Jennifer Elton on or 0434 609 702

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