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Do you have a passion for collections care and experience in a museum or heritage environment? We are looking for 2 driven Collections Care Assistants to join a leading NSW Government Executive Agency. You will be part of a diverse, professional and dynamic team that supports MHNSW to achieve its goals.

What the opportunity is: 

What we do
MHNSW brings together the museums, historic houses and associated collections previously in the care of Sydney Living Museums with the vast collection of more than 13 million items held by the former NSW State Archives. This includes one of the world’s most complete and important collections documenting colonisation.

We have an exciting opportunity for you to join us at MHNSW.

What you’ll do with us
This role will provide Collections Care support to ensure the conservation, cleaning and presentation of collections, houses, sites and ancillary buildings.

For more information on the role contact Catherine Thomson, Head of Collections Care on 02 8239 2261.

Click here for the role description.

What you need to do to apply 
To apply you will need to submit the following:

Also, note:

Diversity and Flexible Working
We are expert keepers and tellers of history, and its many stories, peoples, and cultures.  We want to create a team and workplace that reflects this diversity as well as the diversity in the communities we serve. We know through experience that different ideas, perspectives and backgrounds create a stronger and more creative work environment that delivers better, more inclusive results and connects our people to our communities, to our history, and to each other.

Our vision is to support and empower First Nations people, communities and culture, and across the sites that we care for, we are committed to shifting perspectives, truth-telling and delivering honest reflections on history.

We understand that flexibility means different things to different people and are committed to offering flexible work arrangements where and when possible.

Our team can provide alternative formats to apply, make adjustments to the recruitment process and offer information about workplace adjustments and support networks.

If you have a disability and require more information or assistance please contact People & Culture on [email protected]

Thank you for your interest in this role. We look forward to receiving your application.

The essential requirements of the role:

What you need to tell us – Targeted questions:

  1. The Museums of History has a variety of properties, each with their own challenges.
    Describe a project where you faced an unexpected obstacle and the role you played in overcoming the issue to successfully deliver the project.
  2. The Collections Care team work across multiple sites. Maintaining effective communication is critical.
    Provide an example of a time when you overcame communication difficulties within a team.

For more information or to apply visit: JobsNSW.