This full-time position is available for commencement now.  Applications close 15 December 2023, and will be reviewed upon submission.

International Conservation Services (ICS) is Australia’s largest private conservation practice.  We conserve a wide range of cultural and heritage objects and artefacts including paintings, furniture, textiles, paper, sculpture, archaeological artefacts and wall finishes in buildings.

We are seeking a highly organised and enthusiastic Receptionist and Administration Assistant to join our Business Operations Team. You will provide a wide range of reception and administrative services to support the professional, effective and efficient operation of ICS.  In this role you will be responsible for our reception duties as well as managing the common areas for all staff.  Your responsibilities will also include data entry, client service, drafting estimates for conservation treatments, as well as general office duties.

Additional ‘hands on’ duties include photography, art handling and art packaging.

This position is located at our conservation labs at Chatswood, Sydney.

Our ideal candidate will have:

  • Exceptional customer service skills
  • Excellent communication skills in English, both written and verbal
  • Strong administration skills, including recordkeeping, document production, team communications
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Intermediate computer skills including word processing, spread-sheet and database skills proficiency in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, web and database applications
  • A confident, resilient, warm and helpful nature
  • Ability to work in a team environment and also independently
  • Strong organisational and time management skills
  • Drivers Licence

What we offer:

In return for your hard work and dedication, you will be entitled to a range of benefits including:

  • Annual professional development allowance
  • Great working environment and people
  • Flexible working arrangements

Salary will be commensurate with experience in the range AUD$52,392 - $63,432 plus 11% superannuation.

download the position description and selection criteriaSubmit your application using the online application form.

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.

You must be an Australian citizen, permanent resident, or have the right to work unrestricted hours on an ongoing basis.

For further information contact Cecily Bickersteth by email:

Applications close 15 December 2023.

Business Operations Team
Entry level
AUD$52,392 - $63,432 plus 11% superannuation.
15 December 2023

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