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Conservator Grade 1 – MAAS

Vacancy Details
Closing Date
02/06/2024 11:59 pm
Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences
$100,033. Package includes salary ($82,184 - $89,044), employer's contribution to superannuation and annual leave loading
Employment status
Full-time. Temporary, until 30 December 2027
Sydney Region / Sydney - Inner West
Contact name
Meredith Freeman
Contact email

Powerhouse Museum 

Join an exciting project at Powerhouse Museum as we embark on the delivery of Powerhouse Parramatta and Ultimo Renewal! We are seeking passionate Conservators to contribute to our Conservation team. Under the guidance of a Senior Conservator, you will have the opportunity to work on the preservation and maintenance of the Powerhouse collections, ensuring its optimal access through exhibition research, public programs, and by external stakeholders.

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 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.