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Subject: Position at Public Record Office, Kew

Position at Public Record Office, Kew

From: Christine Boom <christine.boom>
Date: Friday, May 17, 2002
Conservation Officer
Conservation Department
Public Record Office, Kew

The Public Record Office, the National Archive of the United Kingdom
and in particular of England and Wales, has a vacancy for a
Conservation Officer to work as part of a team of conservators and
technicians working on original archives from the 13th - 20th

The successful candidate will be required to apply full specialist
professional knowledge to achieve departmental objectives without
supervision.  Technical duties involve; the conservation of archive
material at a level of intervention appropriate to their historical
value and amount of use.  Other duties involve; self-management to
plan and organise own work targets, involvement with special
projects or committees and where appropriate to give guidance to
those seeking technical advice.

The successful applicant will have:

    *   a recognised conservation qualification and at least 2 years
        conservation experience

    *   a broad based knowledge of current conservation techniques
        and materials

    *   a willingness to keep up to date with innovations in
        conservation & to develop their 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 and a generous leave allowance.

For an application form (CVs not accepted) please contact

    Capita RAS
    Innovation Court
    New Street
    Hampshire RG21 7JB.
    +44 1325 745170 (24 hours)
    Fax: +44 1256 383787

Please quote reference B6542.  For further details contact

    Christine Boom
    Personnel Department, PRO
    +44 20 8876 3444 ext 2427
    christine.boom [at] pro__gov__uk

Closing date for applications is 14 June 2002

For more information about the PRO see <URL:>
The Public Record Office aims to be an equal opportunities employer

Christine Boom
Personnel Officer
Public Record Office
Surrey   TW9 4DU
+44 20 8876 3444 ext: 2427

                  Conservation DistList Instance 15:78
                   Distributed: Monday, May 20, 2002
                       Message Id: cdl-15-78-014
Received on Friday, 17 May, 2002

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