Location:National Museums Collection Centre, Granton
Salary:£21,225 to £23,022
Contract type:Contract Permanent
Located in the Museum’s Collections Care team, this full time, permanent post plays a central role in the delivery of a comprehensive and unified programme of collections care across all National Museums Scotland sites.
Collection Technicians deliver efficient handling and movement of collections in support of the Museum’s programme of displays, exhibitions, loans and effective collection storage as well as object cleaning for collections on display and in store. The Museum’s diverse and extensive collection means technicians work with a huge variety of objects ranging from natural sciences specimens to ceramics to aircraft.
Collection Technicians possess strong technical skills and manual dexterity to ensure collections are moved, cleaned, stored and cared for safely and effectively; they are experienced in collections information standards and health & safety procedures; they possess effective planning and communication skills to facilitate good working relationships with colleagues from across the museum directorate.