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Positions at Bristol's Museums, Galleries and Archives

From: Frances Hinchcliffe <frances.hinchcliffe<-a>
Date: Tuesday, March 4, 2008
Social History / Industrial Conservator
Antiquities Conservator
Assistant Antiquities Conservator
Assistant Painting Conservator
Bristol's Museums, Galleries and Archives, UK

Qualified and experienced conservators are required to provide
specialist treatment and advice for Bristol's Museums, Galleries and

    Social History / Industrial Conservator, Bristol Grade 12
    UKP30,598 to UKP33,29 ref: 20529. Fixed-term contract to 31
    December 2010

    Antiquities Conservator, Bristol Grade 12
    UKP30,598 - UKP33,291 ref: 20531
    Fixed-term contract to 31 December 2010

    Assistant Antiquities Conservator, Bristol Grade 10
    UKP24,545 -UKP27,594 ref: 20530
    Fixed-term contract to 31 December 2010

    Assistant Painting Conservator, Bristol Grade 10
    UKP24,545 - UKP27,594 ref: 20528
    Fixed-term contract to 31 December 2010

The service's main project is the UKP25 million, HLF funded, Museum
of Bristol on the city's historic harbour side, opening in 2010.
Your workload will draw from collections across all departments of
the Museums, Galleries and Archives. You will work with other
members of the conservation team and Museum of Bristol project team.
You will be involved with condition checking, treatment programmes,
collection care, specification for mount-makers, etc, and will also
be responsible for conservation elements of exhibit installation.

You will enjoy working to tight deadlines and budgets and have
excellent organisation, communication and problem-solving skills.
Grade 12 conservators will be expected to manage others, including
interns and volunteers, and you may be called on to facilitate work
commissioned from free-lance conservators.  As conservator or
assistant conservator you will be part of a lively,
multi-disciplinary conservation department, which values colleagues
with a co-operative and positive outlook.

Bristol's Museums, Galleries and Archives supports PACR
accreditation and expects applicants to be accredited or working
towards accreditation.

Bristol is a dynamic, ambitious and multi-cultural European city,
acknowledged as a centre of cultural excellence.  Bristol City
Council is transforming its cultural facilities with investment in
its Museums, Galleries and Archives Service thanks partly to the
Renaissance in the Regions initiative and through major lottery
funded projects.

For an informal discussion about these posts please contact Frances
Hinchcliffe, Conservation Manager, by e-mail
frances.hinchcliffe<-a t->bristol< . >gov< . >uk or telephone +44 117 922 3615.

Closing date: Monday 7 April 2008.

Interviews will be held late April to mid May 2008.

Application forms and further information can be found at:
<URL:>.  Our preferred method of
application is online, if you are unable to apply online, please
call +44 117 922 4499.

Please note that we cannot accept CVs. Applicants must be either EU
nationals or hold a current permit that will enable them to work in
the UK.

At Bristol City Council, we value having a workforce as diverse as
the city we serve. We therefore welcome, develop and promote people
from all sections of the community.

Frances Hinchcliffe
Conservation Manager
Bristol's Museums, Galleries and Archives
City Museum and Art Gallery
Queen's Road
Bristol BS8 1RL
+44 117 9223615
Fax: +44 117 9223616

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