Collections Care Conservator

Collections Care Conservator
Employer: Science Museum
Salary: £24,867 + benefits
Location: London

Do you have knowledge andexperience of Collections Care Conservation and would like to work with ouroutstanding national collections?

The Science Museum isseeking a flexible and enthusiastic Collections Care Conservator to deliver allaspects of the collections care and conservation activities at the Blythe Houseobject storage facility in Kensington Olympia. This will include environmentalmonitoring, Integrated Pest Management (IPM), condition reporting, materialstests and working alongside colleagues from different departments to ensure thebest storage and display environments for the collections.

You will provide Object Handlingtraining for colleagues working with the collection and actively participate indelivering objects and advice for permanent and temporary exhibitions, loansand acquisitions with collections hazard support as required.

You will have excellentinterpersonal skills and be confident communicating with a wide range ofpeople. You will have demonstrableskills in problem solving and prioritising and be able to demonstrate theability to plan and execute your own work programmes, provide statistics,compile summary reports and promote high collections care standards.

This role is offered on a 12month Fixed Term Contract basis.

You will beoffered excellent benefits, including 25 daysannual leave in addition to bank holidays, a contributory pension scheme, BUPAmedical and dental care, an annual season ticket loan and numerous staffdiscounts whilst developing your career in a world class museum group.

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