Job Title: Museum Technician
Reports To: Head of Exhibitions
Salary : circa. £25,000 p.a.
Start Date : February 2022
Contract Type : Full time
Hours: Monday to Friday – and out of hours alarm call response as needed
Based at : Halton Museum Resource Centre, Wendover but will also be required to work at the Museum at 9 Church Street in Aylesbury.
Discover Bucks Museum in Aylesbury (formerly known as Bucks County Museum) is well known for the excellence and quality of our temporary exhibitions programmes and relies on the expertise of our talented staff to deliver this high standard for all our visitors and communities. This post is a key team member in delivering this service – the role is responsible for making exhibits, creating set works for exhibitions, putting up and taking down art works and other exhibits for temporary exhibitions and assisting with permanent exhibition change overs, packing and moving a wide range of objects from the archaeology, social history, geology, natural history and art collections to other locations locally or nationally, managing the Halton Resource Centre buildings and services liaising with Buckinghamshire Council Property Services team.
The outgoing Exhibitions Officer has been in post for many years and is now retiring in early April 2022. This is a great opportunity to work alongside the current postholder for a few weeks for a hand over of responsibilities and to learn the role. Training can be arranged for some aspects of the role but it is essential that you already have a high level of practical skills when you apply.
Send us your CV and 3 photos of your recent work as below to firstname.lastname@example.org
PLEASE SEND 3 PHOTOS OF ITEMS YOU HAVE MADE USING YOUR CARPENTRY OR METAL
WORKING SKILLS IN THE LAST 6 MONTHS
Deadline for applications: Monday 31 January 2022 at 9 am
Interviews and assessments : w/c 31 January 2022
Candidates need to be prepared to attend an assessment date for a day with a range of practical tasks and interview to select the successful candidate.
All applications by email only. No postal applications will be accepted.