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The Senior Textiles Conservator contributes to the professional conservation, management, storage and preservation of items from the National Collection. The primary work of this lab includes supervision of on-going survey, treatment, preservation, hazard mitigation and maintenance programs for a range of textile and related objects including uniforms and accessories, flags, leather and saddlery, medals, plastics and rubbers. The lab may also be required to provide assistance to other labs as required. The senior conservator also devises, develops and implements new or improved conservation processes and techniques; documents work performed; supervises staff, contractors and volunteers; prepares items for exhibition, loan and access; and participates in Section and Memorial management activities.

Core Responsibilities

The Memorial is committed to workplace diversity and maintains an environment that values the contribution of people from different backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives. The Memorial welcomes applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, veterans, mature age people, people from diverse backgrounds and people with a disability. To be eligible for ongoing or non-ongoing employment, Australian Citizenship is required.

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