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Assistant Paper Conservator (one year contract with the possibility of extension for a further year) : Jobs, volunteering & work experience : About us : RMG

Assistant Paper Conservator (one year contract with the possibility of extension for a further year) : Jobs, volunteering & work experience : About us : RMG:

Assistant Paper Conservator (one year contract with the possibility of extension for a further year)

Job title:  Assistant Paper Conservator (one year contract with the possibility of extension for a further year)
Reporting to: Head of Paper, Painting and Frame Conservation Section
The National Maritime Museum is seeking a trained and enthusiastic Paper Conservator to join a team of three other Paper Conservators. The Paper, Painting and Frame Conservation Section is part of the Conservation & Preservation Department.
Job purpose:
The primary responsibility for the post holder will be to undertake routine and straight forward conservation treatments on a variety of paper based objects which may include manuscripts, letters, journals, ship plans, maps, charts, books and other similar materials.
Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Undertake conservation treatment of the Museum’s paper-based collections, within agreed work plans. Conservation treatment includes dry cleaning, removal of old repairs, paper repair, infilling and colour matching of missing areas.
  • Undertake basic treatment to prepare artefacts for digitalisation.
  • Undertake all treatments in line with Conservation Standards and code of ethics, using archival materials and appropriate techniques.
  • Make custom-made folders to house treated items. 
  • Ensure that all assessments and treatments are recorded using the Museum’s electronic database system MIMSY XG and photographic equipment. 
  • Work efficiently within a team to ensure projects are completed within a given time frame. 
  • Be aware of Health and Safety policy/Risk assessment and COSSH implications in particular when working with chemicals and machinery in the Studios.
Skills and experience
  • A recognised professional qualification in Paper Conservation
  • A high level of manual dexterity particularly with reference to the safe handling of historic paper collections.
  • Willingness to learn from and work alongside experienced Paper Conservators.
  • Good organisational skills, ability to plan and prioritise work.
  • Good computer skills.
  • Able to effectively communicate orally and in writing
  • Awareness of COSHH and Health & Safety issues at the work place.
Terms and conditions:
Core hours of work will be 41 per week, 09.00–17.00, Monday to Friday, with an additional hour to be worked as agreed upon with management.
Salary: £18,000–£22,000
Closing date: 27 January 2013
To apply please email a CV and covering letter to recruitment@rmg.co.uk or post to Human Resources, National Maritime Museum, Park Row, Greenwich, London, SE10 9NF
Please also take the time to complete an equal opportunities monitoring form.
We regret we are unable to reply to every applicant. If you do not hear from us within three weeks of the closing date please assume you have not been shortlisted.
The Museum holds the 'two ticks' disability symbol and will guarantee an interview to disabled candidates who meet the essential criteria.

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