Casual Museum Assistant
Georges River Council is a leading, people-focused organisation with approximately 600 staff members. Our people are working to make the Georges River area an accessible, green, diverse and innovative community and economy. We are dedicated to providing vibrant public places, sustaining and developing a thriving creative culture, helping protect our natural environment, and making our suburbs more liveable.
About the Team
As part of our dedicated and innovative Community & Culture Directorate, the Cultural Services unit are responsible for ensuring Council’s Cultural Strategy and its associated actions are delivered to the community. This includes the development, planning, organisation and staging of programs and events for the Musem & Gallery.
The team is filled with talented and passionate individuals who are committed to working together and with the business to achieve its goals and objectives. We take our values very seriously, and recognise our contributions benefit our people, and more broadly, the community. Our goal is to be the best at what we do and ensure Council is a great place to work.
About the Opportunity
In this role you will contribute to the Hurstville Museum & Gallery’s vision by providing an efficient, high quality and customer-focused service. You will also deliver and design public programs, assist with exhibition development and collection management tasks, and assist with the day-to-day running of the Museum & Gallery.
What we can offer you
- Casual Appointment
- Competitive hourly rate from $30.52 per hour plus 25% casual loading and 10% superannuation
- Exceptional opportunity to gain exposure within the Local Government sector
- Deliver innovative services that promote and support our community
Knowledge, Skills and Qualifications
- Appropriate tertiary qualifications, or obtaining qualifications, in Museum Studies, Arts Administration, Art History or related fields.
- Valid Working with Children Check.
- Responsible Service of Alcohol competency card (RSA).
- Highly developed oral and written communication and interpersonal skills.
- Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel.
- Demonstrated ability to undertake historical research.
- Experience in developing and delivering public programs and events.
- Experience in handling historical material.
- Proven ability to work independently and as part of a team.
- Strong commitment and proven ability to deliver a quality customer focused service.
- Must be fully vaccinated (minimum 2 doses) with an approved COVID-19 vaccine and provide Council with evidence of vaccination, or an accepted certified medical contraindication. Council reserves the right to confirm the validity of contraindications in accordance with NSW Health guidelines, and to direct a Worker to undertake an independent medical examination in relation to the issuance of a medical contraindication certificate.
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