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Apprentice Carpenter – Sovereign Hill

Closing date:   August 18, 2022
Institution:   Sovereign Hill
Salary:   Not supplied yet.
Employment status:   Full-time
Location :   Ballarat
Contact name:   Kylie Cleary
Contact email:   kcleary@sovereignhill.com.au

The Sovereign Hill Museums Association is a not-for profit community-based museum organisation that collects, researches and interprets the heritage of the goldrushes and the Ballarat region. The organisation includes Sovereign Hill Outdoor Museum, the Gold Museum, Sovereign Hill Hotel, AURA and Narmbool.

Our purpose is connecting people through our history to adapt for a better future

Sovereign Hill Museums Association is seeking a Carpentry Apprentice to be based at outdoor museum

The Carpentry Apprentice is responsible for 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 you will need to have the following attributes:

  • Genuine interest in carpentry
  • Self-motivated with effective time management skills
  • Good communicator with a high level of attention to detail
  • The ability to work as part of a team in a fast paced and dynamic environment
  • Punctual and reliable with a willingness to commit to the completion of a carpentry qualification

The ability to undertake physically demanding manual work is essential, therefore a pre-employment medical check is required before commencement.

Successful applicant will be required to carry an employee Working with Children’s Check and undergo a Police Check.

First-year apprentice is classified as 75% of Sovereign Hill EBA Level 7 undertaking a 4 year course in accordance with legislation requirements. 

Sovereign Hill welcomes, encourages and endorses applications from diverse backgrounds and provides equal opportunities to all who wish to apply.

Please apply through the Sovereign Hill Careers webpage at https://sovereignhill.com.au/careers


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