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Do you have a passion for Western Australian history and modern museums? Are you creative and collaborative? This may be the job for you!

The Western Australian Museum is a vibrant centre of inspiration, learning and enjoyment for everyone. It preserves, documents and shares collections relating to the State’s natural and cultural heritage. It collaborates with people across Western Australia to share the stories and voices of diverse communities. It works alongside national and international organisations, contributing to global research, promoting life-long learning, and developing and hosting world-class exhibitions.

The WA Museum is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to creating an equitable and diverse working environment and providing opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disabilities, people from culturally diverse backgrounds and young people. The Museum values the importance of a work environment that is representative of the wider community and which supports a variety of perspectives.


We are seeking 1 (one) full-time permanent Assistant Curator, History – Specified Calling Level 1 as well as establishing a pool for Assistant Curator, History – Specified Calling Level 1.

This pool will run for a period of 18 months from the date after the review period closes. Applicants deemed suitable will be placed into a pool where appointments may be considered for similar vacancies for full-time, part-time, fixed-term, or permanency.

A current (within 6 months) National Police Clearance Certificate will be required prior to commencement of employment, as per the Department’s Police Record Screening Policy.

You must possess a degree in Australian History or a closely related field as well as primary research skills. An honours degree would be an advantage.

You must also possess a current ‘C’ Class driver’s licence or equivalent.


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Job Description

As the Assistant Curator, History you will be required to:

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