Registration Officer - BB1.2 (APS2/3)
The Australian War Memorial
The Australian War Memorial combines a shrine, a world-class museum, and an extensive archive. The Memorial's purpose is to commemorate the sacrifice of those Australians who have died in war or on operational service and those who have served our nation in times of conflict. Its mission is leading remembrance and understanding of Australia’s wartime experience.
Under general direction, the Registration Officer is involved in the storage, movement, packing, physical installation, documentation and stocktake of the National Collection. The work involves: the identification and physical movement of objects and artworks including the Memorial’s Large Technology Object collection; recording collection movements and amending data on the Memorial’s Collection Management System (MICA); coordinating weekly collection transport jobs; performing gallery changeovers and providing showcase and collection access; documenting new donations; and contributing to the development and implementation of related policies and procedures.
Note: A good level of physical fitness is required for the packing, retrieval and storage of items and exhibition installation work. A driver’s licence is essential and a fork lift licence highly desirable.
- Under general direction undertake a range of tasks related to the National Collection including:
- Prepare collection items for storage or despatch and physically locate material in storage
- Maintain the location module of the Memorial’s computerised Collection Management System (MICA)
- Assist with (APS 2) or lead (APS 3) the packing, rehousing, relocation and storage of collection items
- Assist with (APS 2) or lead (APS 3) the physical management of collection material for conservation, photography, access, accessioning, loan and exhibition
- Assist with (APS 2) or lead (APS 3) collection stocktakes
- Administrative tasks relating to the storage and movement of objects
- Assist with (APS 2) or lead (APS 3) the installation of artworks and objects for exhibitions, displays, loans and gallery changeovers
- Manual handling and movement of a wide range of museum collection objects and artworks
- Liaise with internal and external stakeholders in relation to collection management activities
- Assist with National Collection Donations program including accessioning incoming material, attending donor visits and working with curatorial areas to facilitate the selection of incoming donations.
- Ensure that Workplace Diversity and Work Health and Safety guidelines and practices have been implemented and are observed
Progression through the Broadband barrier will be based on the following:
- Leading one or more art installation activities;
- Leading one or more object installation activities;
- Leading one or more National Collection stocktakes;
- Participation in three or more LTO moves or installations;
- 12 months experience in the warehouse environment;
- Possession of a forklift licence;
- Completion of all induction sessions:
- Preventive Conservation;
- Workshop safety.
Memorial employees are expected to model the following behaviours:
Care about their work
Understand what is required
Learn all they can
Contribute fully each day
Be solution focused
Don’t give up
Help others, and ask for help
Make a corporate contribution
The Memorial is committed to workplace diversity and maintains an environment that values the contribution of people from different backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives. The Memorial welcomes applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, veterans, mature age people, people from diverse backgrounds and people with a disability. To be eligible for ongoing or non-ongoing employment, Australian Citizenship is required.
How to Apply
Please prepare the following documents before you start your application. There is no ability to save your application and revisit, it must be completed in one session.
- A response addressing the Selection Criteria (maximum 2 pages)
- Current Resume
Applications should be submitted in WORD (.doc or .docx) or .PDF. by 11:59 PM on Sunday, 25 July 2021.
For further information on the position, please call the Contact Officer: Gordon Klebba, 02 6243 4536, email@example.com
There is no ability to save your application and revisit, it must be completed in one session.
Applications should be submitted in WORD ( .doc or .docx) or .PDF. by 11:59 pm (AEST) on Sunday 25 July 2021. If you experience any problems with the application system please contact the Recruitment Team on 02 6243 4234 or email firstname.lastname@example.org