COLLECTIONS STORAGE ASSISTANT, TEMPORARY
Closing Date: February 25, 2019
Department: Recreation, Culture & Community Services (Glanmore National Historic Site)
File Number: SV19-3
Hours: Monday to Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; some weekend work required (May 6 - August 23, 2019)
Salary: $17.00 per hour
Under the direction and supervision of the Museum's Curator, and with the assistance of the Museum Collections Assistant, the Collection Storage Assistant will assist with the tasks involved in the completion of a major artifact relocation project. The Assistant will examine the collection of archival material from Belleville and Hastings County held in storage, generating a list of documents to be deaccessioned and transferred to the Community Archives of Belleville and Hastings County. The Assistant will also catalogue and assign permanent storage locations to those documents to be retained by the Museum. They will also participate in the daily operations of the Museum including visitor services, and become familiar with museum standards, policies and procedures.
- Experience in a museum environment and skill in collections and archival care and management would be an asset
- Experience working with children and the general public would also be a definite asset
- The successful candidate will preferably be a student of museum studies, archival studies, social sciences, history or a relevant discipline
The position is funded by Young Canada Works in Heritage Organizations and the candidate must be between the ages of 16 and 30. Candidates must be registered with Young Canada Works (www.youngcanadaworks.ca)
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The City of Belleville is an equal opportunity employer committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes and work environments. We will accommodate the needs of applicants under the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) throughout all stages of the recruitment and selection process. Please advise the Human Resources Division to ensure your accessibility needs are accommodated throughout this process.
Applicants will be required to provide at their own expense a satisfactory criminal reference check dated within the past six (6) months and if deemed a requirement of the position, a driver’s abstract to the Human Resources Department on or before the date of the interview but no later than the commencement of employment if selected.