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Subject: Position at State Records NSW

Position at State Records NSW

From: Elizabeth Hadlow <conservator>
Date: Wednesday, November 14, 2007
Temporary 12 month contract, maternity leave replacement
(full time or part time negotiable)
Western Sydney Records Centre, Kingswood

Total remuneration packed valued up to AU$78951 p.a. including
salary ($53847 - $71546 p.a.)

State Records NSW will shortly have a temporary vacancy for the
position of Conservator. This provides an opportunity for furthering
experience in macro preservation programs and diverse and
challenging interventive conservation treatments on a range of
paper, parchment and photographic formats. This position is for a 12
month period commencing January 2008, and is available on a
full-time or part-time basis. State Records NSW holds government
archives dating back to the inception of the colony of New South
Wales to the present day.

The position will work with the Senior Conservator to provide a high
level of preservation services for the State's archives. This
includes survey and assessment work, conservation treatment,
providing guidance for volunteers, and advice on the preservation
and care of records and archives held in Government agencies and
Regional Repositories.

Selection Criteria: Tertiary qualifications in conservation with
specialisation in paper conservation (or equivalent); some practical
knowledge and experience in paper conservation; Understanding of
macro-preservation strategies including climate control and pest
management. Awareness of laboratory safety and the operation of
conservation equipment; understanding of disaster preparedness and
planning issues; capacity to work independently and as part of a
team; sound communication skills, including the ability to convey
technical information clearly and succinctly; basic computer skills,
and familiarity with standard office software.

The remuneration package quoted includes annual salary, employer's
contributions to superannuation and annual leave loading.


    Elizabeth Hadlow
    +61 2 9673 1788
    conservator [at] records__nsw__gov__au

Notes: Expressions of interest can take the form of a resume and a
brief summary of the applicant's suitability for the position with
regard to the above selection criteria, and should be emailed to
hrofficer [at] records__nsw__gov__au or posted to the

    Human Resources Officer
    PO Box 516
    Kingswood NSW 2747

by c.o.b Monday 3 December 2007.

International applicants will need a valid visa enabling them to
work in Australia for the period of the contract.

                  Conservation DistList Instance 21:31
               Distributed: Wednesday, November 21, 2007
                       Message Id: cdl-21-31-033
Received on Wednesday, 14 November, 2007

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