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Conservator (Sciences), Museum Victoria

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Work Type:    Ongoing - full time
Job Function:   
Classification:    VPSG3.1
Work Location:    Melbourne - CBD
Reference:    VG/MV/7018
Closing Date:    14-Dec-2012
Salary Range:    $63,629 - $70,445
Job Duration:    N/A
File Attachment:    MV7018 Conservator (Sciences).pdf (PDF, 190KB)
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Position Details
  • Based at the Melbourne Museum, Carlton Gardens

  • Full time; ongoing

  • $53,502 + 9% Superannuation

Museum Victoria’s Conservation team seeks a talented Conservator of Sciences Collections.  You will have the opportunity to contribute to major projects and activities which enable the preservation and public access to the Museum’s diverse cultural and science collections.


Museum Victoria cares for the State scientific and cultural collections, providing visitor access, activities and events at four distinct venues:  Melbourne Museum, Immigration Museum, Scienceworks, IMAX Cinema and world heritage listed Royal Exhibition Building. For more information about Museum Victoria, please visit


This position will give you the opportunity to contribute to the implementation of best practice programs and projects to preserve and develop the Museum’s collections, and enable their access in research and public programs, and by external stakeholders.

You will join a friendly, multi-disciplinary team engaged in preventive and remedial conservation of the Museum’s collections. Based at Melbourne Museum, you will also have the opportunity to work across other exciting Museum campuses in inner-urban Melbourne.

Notable skill sets required for this position include:

  • Experience as a conservator in a multi-disciplinary cultural institution with an interest in the preservation and conservation of natural science collections.


Ffor more information about this position, please contact Karina Palmer on (03) 8341 7183.

To apply, please send your Resume, Covering Letter and response to the Selection Criteria by selecting APPLY NOW below

Applications Close: 5 pm ,Friday 14 December 2012

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