Working under general direction, the Conservator, Objects is responsible for a range of hands-on conservation, preventive conservation, collection maintenance and exhibition projects involving NMA collection items and loan items from other institutions. This work will include:
- application of developed skills in interventive conservation treatment using established and new conservation techniques
- assisting in the development of treatment programs and being instrumental in the development of new approaches to the conservation of objects o liaising with curators, registration and photography staff
- condition assessment and reporting
- collaborative work between the Objects and other conservation teams, and between the Objects and other areas of the Museum
- providing advice to internal and external ‘clients’
- assisting in the design and construction of mounting systems and participating in mount assessments
- works with colleagues to ensure the smooth running of the team and contributes to the project and program management of the Objects team
- is committed to continuous professional development through professional reading, discussion with colleagues and pursuing training opportunities when they are available
- manages and tracks own time and ensures that he/she has sufficient supervision, instruction and equipment to enable them to perform his/her duties safely and in keeping to professional ethics
- complies with Work Health and Safety Act 2011 and APS Code of Conduct.
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