We welcome applications for this role on an ongoing basis, for either short-term or permanent employment. Applications will be reviewed upon receipt.
We are seeking a highly organised Objects Conservator with archaeological conservation experience to join our Objects and Outdoor Heritage Team. This position is based at our lab in Abbotsford, Melbourne.
This role has a strong focus on archaeological conservation, project management of conservation projects, and broader objects conservation opportunities from time to time. The Objects Conservator works with a small Melbourne-based team of casual conservators, which varies in size according to project requirements.
Responsibilities include developing appropriate conservation methodologies in collaboration with team members, quoting and undertaking all technical aspects of conservation. The Objects Conservator is involved in project planning and implementation, budget management, subcontractor coordination, writing project reports, guiding other team members, and liaising with clients. They support the preparation of tenders and submissions, and advise on the management of WHS risks. In addition, they develop and maintain excellent relations with clients, and contribute to smooth team functioning.
The role requires the ability to maintain excellent communication with the Sydney-based team.
The ideal candidate will have:
What we offer:
In return for your hard work and professionalism, you will be entitled to a range of benefits including:
Salary will be commensurate with experience in the range of AUD $62,808 to $82,608 plus 9.5% superannuation.
Download a detailed position description:
Your application must include a detailed resume, two referee contacts from current or previous employers, and a covering letter outlining why you believe you are suited for this job. Please refer to the selection criteria on the final page of the position description.
For further information email Ruth Thompson, Operations Manager.
Applications will be reviewed upon receipt.