Exhibitions Technician

Join ACMI's Exhibitions Team & work flexibly as a casual Exhibitions Technician supporting ACMI’s exhibition installation & content change overs, preparation & installation of touring exhibitions & assisting with display maintenance.
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Department: Australian Centre for the Moving Image
Work Type: Casual/Temporary
Job Function: Arts and Sports
Classification: VPSG2
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/04-23
Closing Date: 29-Jan-2023
Salary Range: $55,439 - $71,194
Job Duration: Casual
Attachments: Exhibitions Technician.docx (Word, 56KB)
Job Specification

Exhibitions Technician.pdf (PDF, 112KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Melissa Gilmore (Exhibitions Manager)

Position Details

ACMI is Australia's national museum of screen culture. Based in Melbourne/*Naarm, it is a place for our communities to navigate the universe of film, TV, videogames and art with us. ACMI celebrates the wonder and power of the screen culture – fostering the next generation of makers, players and watchers. ACMI's vibrant calendar of exhibitions, screenings, commissions, festivals, and industry and education programs – both in-venue and online – explore the stories, technologies and creators that make our shared screen culture.

ACMI is seeking casual Exhibitions Technicians to support ACMI's exhibition installation and content change overs, preparation and installation of touring exhibitions and assisting with display maintenance. The role also involves supporting the Exhibitions Team with handling, packing and movement of artworks, administration, ordering materials and updating exhibition documentation.

Our ideal team member will have experience installing complex small to large scale exhibitions, preferably in a cultural organisation. With a demonstrated understanding of OH&S practices you'll be able to identify potential hazards, safely use equipment and move objects. You'll have a practical understanding of construction methods such as carpentry, painting and related technical tasks. A skilled relationship builder, your excellent communication skills enable you to be a team player and work collaboratively to meet strict project deadlines.

If successful you can expect to become part of a talented, committed and creative team of people with a passion for screen culture. This Grade 2.2 role is offered on a casual basis with a casual hourly rate of $40.63 plus super and allowances. A current Construction Induction White Card holder is required for this role.

To apply follow the online application process submit your resume and a cover letter detailing why you are interested in the role (no more than one page please).

Applications close: Sunday 29 January 2023 at 11:59pm.

Please note interviews will be held on Tuesday 7 February 2023.

ACMI is a child safe workplace and actively promotes the safety, wellbeing and inclusion of all children from all backgrounds. ACMI is an equal opportunity employer, committed to building an inclusive workplace that supports diverse thinking and innovation. ACMI encourages applications from First Nations People, people of culturally diverse backgrounds, people with disabilities, people from the LGBTIQA+ community and all sectors of the community. Please contact us at peopleandculture@acmi.net.au or 03 8663 2200 to discuss making adjustments to the recruitment process for your accessibility requirements. Applicants must be an Australian Citizen, Permanent Resident or hold a valid work permit or visa. Work eligibility will be checked as part of the recruitment process. 

*Naarm is the traditional Aboriginal name for Melbourne which encompasses the traditional lands of the Kulin Nation, a collective of five Aboriginal language groups, the Wurundjeri, Boon Wurrung, Wathaurrung, Taungurung and Dja Dja Wurrung. 

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