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Gwoonwardu Mia – Gascoyne Aboriginal Heritage and Cultural Centre

The Western Australian Museum’s vision is to be an excellent and vibrant Museum, valued and used by all Western Australians and admired and visited by the world.

Gwoonwardu Mia was established in Carnarvon to be a common meeting place for the five language groups of the Gascoyne Region, celebrate Aboriginal culture, be a significant tourism attraction and provide quality employment opportunities for Aboriginal people.   After an extended period of closure, from the 15 July 2019, the Western Australian Museum has undertaken to manage Gwoonwardu Mia and reopen the Cultural Centre.

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 which is representative of the wider community and which supports a variety of perspectives.

About the Role
The Engagement Assistant’s primary purpose is to provide quality customer service and positive interaction with the public.

This position is responsible for presenting/facilitating a range of visitor experiences to diverse audiences, including school groups, general public and special interest groups.

This role also provides a retail and merchandise service to visitors as well as supporting the Artist program.

What we Need
We are seeking to appoint a fixed tern, full time Engagement Assistant to commence for the re-opening of Gwoonwardu Mia in October 2019.

There will also be a Pool that will run for 24 months from the initial appointment.  This means applicants who are deemed suitable through the interview process, will be placed into this pool, where they may be considered for similar vacancies for full-time and part-time should the need arise.

For more information or to apply visit: JobsWA.