Collection Care Technician

Imperial War Museum Duxford
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Friday, 2 March, 2018 - 09:00

Contract Type: Fixed term
Salary: :£19,815 per annum + 20% employer pension contribution
Closing date: 2 March 2018, 9:00 am GMT

Purpose of the job: To undertake corporate collections care activities at IWM Duxford under the direction, guidance and utilising the expertise of the Care Project Manager, Conservation Manager, Head of Large Object Conservation and Head of Care and Conservation. To be the conservation cleaning lead at IWM Duxford, responsible for the cleaning of objects on open display and the cleaning of storage areas. The role shall involve working at height (training shall be provided).

To produce risk assessments and method statements for activities.

To maintain electronic and paper based records of work done as appropriate to the activity listed in the job description.

The post-holder will be required to work at any of the Museum’s sites as directed.

Key duties

You will be expected to work independently as well as across different teams in order to contribute to and deliver the priorities of IWM - using your knowledge, skills, talent and potential to the best of your ability.

You will focus at all times on delivering excellent customer service, ensure value for money at all times while being professional, courteous and demonstrating the behaviours and attributes expected of all IWM employees. You will also adhere to all corporate standards, and use corporate systems as directed to ensure consistency of service, brand and operational standards.

You will undertake day to day activities to the best of your ability and to the required standards; and strive to learn and develop your skills and knowledge.

You will be expected to comply with corporate standards, and use corporate systems, processes and procedures– and undertake any necessary training as directed.

Support and facilitate public access to our collection, expertise and knowledge.

Develop, partake in and produce accessible material and activities aimed at engaging, informing, educating and enthusing our audiences and potential audiences in the collection and our subject matter, and mission.

To Apply: Apply via the online application form by following the link below.

The closing date for receipt of applications is Friday 9 am, 2 March 2018.
Interviews will be held on Wednesday 14 March 2018 at IWM Duxford.