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Conservator, Collection Grade 3 – MAAS

Vacancy Details
Closing Date
30/06/2024 11:59 pm
Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences
$133,112. Package includes base salary ($112,559 - $118,489), plus employer's contribution to superannuation and annual leave loading
Employment status
Temporary full-time till 30 December 2027 with possibility to become ongoing
Sydney Region / Sydney - Inner West
Contact name
Dr Meredith Freeman
Contact email

Powerhouse Museum

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for an experienced & driven Conservator – Collection to join The Powerhouse Museum Team.

This role is for an experienced conservator to implement best practice to conserve and develop the Powerhouse multi-disciplinary collection to deliver excellent collection care and enable optimal access in exhibitions, research, digital, public and associated programs and by external stakeholders, ensuring optimal internal and external access to the collections.

About Powerhouse

Through the renewal and across its platforms, Powerhouse will redefine museums in the 21st century by renegotiating the terms of engagement with communities, radically returning to and reckoning with its legacy as a museum of industry and fortifying its vital role in the cultural and economic ecosystems of NSW, Australia and the world. In 2024, the Powerhouse, one of Australia’s oldest and most important cultural institutions, continues the delivery of its renewal program across its five platforms, Powerhouse Parramatta, Powerhouse Ultimo, Powerhouse Castle Hill, Sydney Observatory and Powerhouse Digital, our space to tell stories and provide new levels of access to the Powerhouse Collection of over 500,000 objects. To find out more, take a tour through

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This recruitment may be used to create a Talent Pool for similar future roles (ongoing or temporary) that may arise over the next 18 months.

We welcome and encourage applications from diverse backgrounds, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, LGBTI+, people with disability, people with caring responsibilities, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, veterans and those living in regional locations.