The Western Australian Museum is positioning itself through scientific and academic excellence, public programs and relevant exhibitions to keep pace with the rapidly changing face of Western Australia. The Museum has made a major contribution to the collection, conservation and research of the State’s natural and social history, maritime heritage and the cultural heritage of Indigenous communities in Western Australia.
The Western Australian Museum is part of the Culture and Arts Portfolio, brought together by the Department of Culture and the Arts (DCA). DCA is the State Government agency responsible for the Government’s support of management and development of arts and culture in Western Australia.
This is a full-time permanent vacancy. There will also be a Pool running for a period of 18 months from the initial appointment. Applicants deemed suitable will be placed into a pool from which full-time, part-time, fixed term or permanent appointments may be made.
A current (within 6 months) National Police Clearance Certificate and a Working with Children Clearance will be required prior to commencement of employment, as per the Department of Culture and the Arts Police Record Screening Policy.
This position is located in historic Fremantle, close to the bustling cafe strip, tourist sights and the modern new Maritime Museum.
The successful applicant will be responsible for coordinating volunteer staff at the Western Australian Museums’ Fremantle Sites: the Maritime Museum, Shipwreck Galleries and the submarine HMAS Ovens. The position is responsible for submarine guides, marine engineers and education volunteers, and includes the delivery of high quality visitor service and positive interaction with the public consistent with Museum standards. The Coordinator oversees the recruitment induction, training, rostering and administrative requirements of volunteer staff, responding to visitor enquiries and feedback, and liaison with various departmental museum staff.
Information on how to apply for this position.