The Sovereign Hill Museums Association is one of Australia’s leading independent not for profit museum organisations. Our purpose is to inspire an understanding of the significance of the central Victorian gold rushes in Australia’s national story.
The Engineering Department is responsible for constructing, maintaining all buildings and displays across Sovereign Hill, Sovereign Hill Hotel, Gold Museum and Narmbool. All works must be carried out with minimal disruption to the daily operation of the outdoor museum so as not to interfere with the visitors experiences.
Works are also carried to historical standards of heritage building construction standards as they pertain to our era and modern standards. The Engineering Maintenance team consists of approximately 13 staff and delivers services 5 days per week, and weekends if required.
In this full time position you will undertake a Certificate III in Carpentry whist assisting the building team with constructing and maintaining building and renovation works across all areas of Sovereign Hill. A combination of onsite and offsite training will be required to complete the apprenticeship.
TO BE SUCCESSFUL IN THIS ROLE YOU WILL:
- Have previous experience in Carpentry/labouring/maintenance etc., however it is not essential
- Possess a genuine interest in carpentry
- Be able and willing to undertake and complete an apprenticeship of 4 years
- Have an awareness of OHS when using tools and machinery
- Have good communication skills
- Have self-motivation and excellent time management skills
If this sounds like the career opportunity for you, please visit our website www.sovereignhill.com.au/careers for more information including a full position description and information on how to apply.
Applicants must be eligible to work in Australia and appointment is subject to satisfactory Police Record, Working with Children Check and Pre-Employment Medical Checks.