Gallery Assistant


The Gallery Assistant is part of the Access and Learning Team greeting visitors to the Gallery as part of the front of house team. This role requires experience in dealing with the general public, guiding them to the Gallery amenities, scanning pre-sold exhibition tickets, and assisting visitors to various exhibitions in the Gallery.
This role would also require experience in cash handling/EFTPOS methods as a requirement of the role will also be selling exhibition tickets to the general public.
Training for this role will be provided by the Gallery.

Please note: There are several positions available and they are non-ongoing on a casual basis.
This position requires the successful candidate to obtain and maintain a WWVP (Working with Vulnerable People) card.

Specific tasks:

As part of the Access and Learning team:
• Greeting visitors on arrival at exhibition entry point
• Scanning pre-sold tickets to exhibitions
• Selling tickets for exhibitions through cash/EFTPOS methods
• Directing visitors to general Gallery amenities and other exhibits in the Gallery
• Re-stocking of materials in the family activity space;
• and other such duties as required by the Visitor Service Coordinators.

Applicant Information
If you require further information please contact Karen Vickery, Director, Access and Learning on 02 6102 7060 or karen.vickery@npg.gov.au

Tell us how your skills, knowledge and experience make you the best person for the job in no more than 1 A4 page (using the specific tasks as a guide).
As this is a casual vacancy, please state in your application your availability during weekdays and weekends. The NPG will roster half day shifts so please advise if this is suitable.
Applications are to be submitted to npghrservices@npg.gov.au along with current CV and application coversheet which can be found on our website www.portrait.gov.au

THIS POSITION IS BASED IN CANBERRA.

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