CONSERVATOR (TECHNICIAN)

Closing Date: Thursday, 04 May 2023

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Department: Community Development
Branch: Arts, Culture and Heritage
Designation: Conservator (Technician)
Remuneration: R29 850.81pm (basic salary excluding benefits)
Location: Museum Africa 121 Lilian Nqoyi Street Newtown, JHB

Minimum Requirements:

  • Grade 12 plus Tertiary qualification Museum Conservation or Heritage studies (NQF level
    6);
  • 3 – 4 years’ experience, [preferably with experience in a variety of material as found in
    Museum and Galleries.

Primary Function
Preserve, conserve and restore the items in the museum’s collections by ensuring that
the items are protected for risks arising from poor storage, transport, adverse climatic,
exhibition conditions or biological attack, in consultation with the curatorial team and
preparing procedures and policy for this. Assess, clean, treat and conserve damaged
items and restore where appropriate and ethical and keep record of such treatment.
Provide support and advise to the curatorial team in preparation for exhibitions;
assessing loans out and received; assessing items for purchase. Provide input to the
budget for this area of operation.

Key Performance Areas:

  • Preserve, conserve and restore the items in the various museum’s collections in
    consultation with the curatorial team;
  • Provide support and advise to the curatorial team in preparation for exhibitions;
  • Provide support and advise to curatorial team for loans out and receive;
  • Provide support and advise for the curatorial team in assessing items for purchase;
  • Provide input to the budgeting process.

Leading Competencies:

  • Written and verbal and good communication skills;
  • Computer literacy including MS Office Applications;
  • Accountability;
  • High level of confidentiality and organizational skills;
  • Time management, working independently, under pressure and ability to prioritize;

Core Competencies:

  • Knowledge of museum standards and practice, museum collection and conservation;
  • Technical and experiential knowledge Conservation po restoration of museum objects;
  • Collaborative / Teamwork, Values and Integrity, Attention to detail and quality focused;
  • Customer and service Delivery management r (Batho Pele) ethics, Professionalism;
  • Impact and Influence according to City’s according to City’s protocols, Legislation and
    standards.

“All suitably qualified candidates are encouraged to apply and will be
considered. The City of Johannesburg applies the principles of employment
equity as per National legislation and policy guidelines and will consider
designated groups in line with these requirements. Preference will be given to
previously disadvantaged groups including those with disabilities.
Appointments will be made in accordance with the approved Employment
Equity Plan to promote its equitable representation in terms of race, gender and
disability.”

Please take note that only online applications will be considered. Please apply by
using the following link below:

Click here to apply

APPLY ONLINE VIA: http://www.joburg.org.za/

ENQUIRIES ONLY:
Contact Person: Karabo Khumalo
Tel No: 011 407 6553

CLOSING DATE: THURSDAY, 04 MAY 2023
Applicants are respectfully informed that, if no notification of appointment/response is
received within six (6) weeks of the closing date, they must accept that their application
was unsuccessful. By submitting your application for a position at the City of
Johannesburg, you are consenting that the personal information submitted as part of
your application may be used for the purposes of the Recruitment and Selection and
related process. In terms of the Talent Acquisition Policy of the City of Johannesburg,
you hereby consent to the following risk checks should your application be shortlisted:

  • Credit Record,
  • CV validation and
  • Employment record verification,
  • Criminal check,
  • and Identity validation

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