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Position at the National Trust

From: Catherine MacCarthy <catherine.maccarthy<-a>
Date: Thursday, July 7, 2005
Part-time Conservator
Killerton Office, Exeter, Devon
C. UKP24,385 - UKP28,076 pa pro rate
2.5 days pw

The National Trust believes passionately in conserving the historic
interest and natural beauty of our environment, whilst encouraging
people to enjoy and learn about it.   We are looking for a
Conservator to guide contents conservation in historic properties in

This position offers an exciting opportunity to participate in the
work of the Conservators' section.   You will join a team of
Conservators in the Trust's west territory, and will advise and
provide professional expertise on the preventive and remedial
conservation of collections and historic interiors for properties,
including Killerton, Knightshayes, Castle Drogo and Arlington.

You will also be involved in training of property staff in
housekeeping, overseeing technical standards in preventive
conservation and care of collections, identifying survey needs,
maintaining conservation records, advising on remedial conservation
priorities and the allocation of resources, and enabling sustainable
access to historic buildings and collections.

With a good first degree and/or a recognised conservation
qualification (PACR is highly desirable), you will have at least
three years' practical experience of working as a Conservator.
Communication, team working, organisational, planning and IT skills
are important, as well as the ability to promote the interests of
conservation and to train, motivate and develop staff at all levels.
A clean driving licence is also required.

Please find full details for this position and apply online at
<URL:> Alternatively to request an
application Form, you can email:
recruitmentenquiries<-a t->nationaltrust< . >org< . >uk

Or send an A4 SAE (60p) to

    The National Trust, HRSC
    Reference CO0154
    Heelis, Kemble Drive
    Wiltshire SN2 2NA

Closing date:  29 July 2005
Interview date:  23 August 2005 at Killerton, Devon.

Committed to equal opportunities
Registered Charity No. 205846

Catherine MacCarthy
Territory Conservator West
The National Trust

                  Conservation DistList Instance 19:5
                  Distributed: Saturday, July 9, 2005
                        Message Id: cdl-19-5-031
Received on Thursday, 7 July, 2005

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