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Subject: Position at Library and Information Service of Western Australia

Position at Library and Information Service of Western Australia

From: Stephanie Baily <sbaily>
Date: Wednesday, February 7, 2001
Conservator, Paper (L02203L4)
Preservation Services
Library and Information Service of Western Australia
Ministry for Culture and the Arts
Level 4-$40670 - $42983pa (MCA EBA) or
$40739-$43056pa (LISWA WPA)

Location: Perth Cultural Centre

Job Description: The successful applicant will be able to perform
conservation and preservation treatment on text-based materials,
including paper, textile and parchment on a range of library
materials; operate scientific and specialized equipment used in
chemical and visual analysis, electronic monitoring and the physical
repair of items; provide advice on preservation conditions and
conservation procedures, answer public enquires and for preservation
training activities; record all conservation treatments including
photographic record; maintains chemical supplies, conservation
materials and specialized conservation equipment.

Selection Criteria:  Essential: A degree in materials conservation
or equivalent experience in the field of paper conservation.
Demonstrated knowledge and skills in the conservation and
preservation of paper-based library materials.  Demonstrated ability
to set and maintain workflow patterns and throughput of work,
develop workable solutions, create and maintain treatment reports
and records. Demonstrated ability to be effective in verbal and
written expression, achieve results through consultation and team
ways of working, Demonstrated ability to investigate, analyse and
provide effective solutions to conservation problems, identify
sources, collect and process relevant information and apply new
technologies.

For further job related information:  Pat Griffiths, Manager,
Preservation Services +61 8 9427 3313.

Job application package:  A full description and application form
can be obtained at +61 8 9224 7447 (answering machine) or
<URL:http://www.liswa.wa.gov.au/jobs>

Send Applications to:

    Director, Human Resources
    PO Box 8349
    Perth Business Centre,     WA, 6849.

Closing Date - Friday 23 February 23, 2001, 4:30 pm

Late or proforma applications will not be accepted.


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               Distributed: Wednesday, February 14, 2001
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Received on Wednesday, 7 February, 2001

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