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Subject: Position at Public Record Office, Kew

Position at Public Record Office, Kew

From: Marianne Orchard <marianne.orchard>
Date: Monday, November 19, 2001
Book Conservator
Conservation Department
Public Record Office
Salary: Circa UKP16,000

As Book Conservator at the Public Record Office, you will be part of
team, carrying out book conservation on a range of archival bindings
from 13th century limp bindings to 19th century springbacks, letter
books and other binding styles. Technical duties involve:  book
conservation of archive and reference material at a level of
intervention appropriate to their historical value and amount of
use, general conservation treatments as required, general
refurbishment of books, box and file case making. You will have:

A recognised book conservation qualification or relevant experience

    Knowledge of current book conservation techniques and an
    understanding of a range of historical bookbinding structures.

    Knowledge of the chemical and physical causes of deterioration
    of archive materials, especially books and their treatment.

    A willingness to keep up to date with innovations in
    conservation and to develop your professional skills.

    The ability to work under pressure on demanding or mundane tasks
    to achieve targets.

    The ability to work as part of a team.

    Good communication and administrative skills, including computer
    literacy.

In return we offer an excellent package including a non-contributory
pension scheme, childcare voucher facilities and a generous leave
allowance. For an application form, please contact

    Capita RAS
    Innovation Court
    New Street
    Basingstoke, Hampshire RG21 7JB
    +44 1325 745170 (24 hours)
    Fax: +44 1256 383787
    <URL:http://www.capitaras.co.uk>

Please quote reference B6108. Closing a date for applications is 28
December 2001.  Interviews will be held in the New Year.

Marianne Orchard
Personnel Officer
Public Record Office
+44 208-392-5330 ext: 2326

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