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Senior Mountmaker – MAAS

Vacancy Details
Closing Date
11/08/2024 11:59 pm
Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences
$131,847. Package includes base salary ($106,025 - $117,363), plus employer's contribution to superannuation and annual leave loading
Employment status
Temporary Full-time Position until 30 December 2027
Sydney Region / Sydney - Inner West
Contact name
Penny Angrick
Contact email

Powerhouse Ultimo

The Senior Mountmaker plays a crucial role in ensuring the successful delivery of exhibitions, programs and events across all Powerhouse sites including Ultimo, Parramatta, Castle Hill and Sydney Observatory.

The role is responsible for all aspects of the mountmaking process, from planning, technical design, fabrication, installation and documentation of mounts produced for collection items as required. The role provides leadership, coordination, expertise and support to internal and external project teams, while managing, delivering and maintaining high standards, considering conservation practices, safety for the collection items, and WHS practices within the directed design guidelines.

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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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.