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Subject: Position at Colonial Williamsburg

Position at Colonial Williamsburg

From: David Harvey <toptendave>
Date: Sunday, August 11, 1996
Colonial Williamsburg is seeking a conservation technician to work
in the metals conservation laboratory primarily on treatments for a
new silver study gallery in the DeWitt Wallace Decorative Arts
Gallery.  This is a full-time, regular position, 37.5 hours weekly,
with an hourly rate range from $8.08 to $11.30 per hour depending
upon experience and qualifications.  The position is funded through
12/31/97. (Position: 326005-406E)

The conservation technician will assist the manager of the metals
lab in the examination, treatment, and documentation of the metals
collections.  In addition the technician will perform other
laboratory tasks such as the preparations of polishes, solvents, and
other compounds as well as maintaining and operating laboratory
equipment.

The minimum qualifications for this position requires an elementary
knowledge of conservation and metals collections.  The motor
coordination and manual dexterity to apply conservation treatments.
Effective oral and written communication skills.  All of this
generally gained through any combination of education and experience
equivalent to a bachelor's degree in a related field and 1 year
experience as a conservation technician performing metals or objects
conservation.  Previous laboratory experience, knowledge of chemical
and physical aspects of materials relating to objects, craft or
studio arts skills and previous documentation experience are a plus.

Minorities are encouraged to apply.

All applications must include proof of eligibility to work in the
United States if you are not a citizen.  For application
information, contact 757-220-7000.  AA/EEO

David Harvey
Associate Conservator of Metals & Arms
Colonial Williamsburg foundation
P.O. Box 1776
Williamsburg, VA  23187-1776
757-2207039

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                  Conservation DistList Instance 10:18
                 Distributed: Tuesday, August 13, 1996
                       Message Id: cdl-10-18-021
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Received on Sunday, 11 August, 1996

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