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Position at Historic Royal Palaces

From: Jo Wilson <jo.wilson<-at->
Date: Monday, October 21, 2013
Preventive Conservator
Historic Royal Palaces

Full time
11 months fixed term

Based at Hampton Court Palace

Once upon a time it was royalty who admired the magnificent objects
within the five historic royal palaces. Today, it is visitors who
come to discover the fascinating stories behind these unique
exhibits. To save these priceless artefacts for future generations
we need someone to join our team of highly skilled preventive

The key responsibilities of this role will comprise of carrying out
hands-on collection care and safeguarding routines, including
cleaning the collection and protecting it during commercial events
and building works.  In addition, you will be a member of the team
responsible for environmental monitoring and analysis, pest control
management, condition auditing and exhibition work.  This role also
includes explaining our conservation work to the public.

Successful candidates will have a recognised Conservation
qualification or equivalent, wishing to build on knowledge of
preventive conservation by gaining practical experience working in a
delicate heritage environment. Both independently and as a strong
team player you will be motivated to achieve goals by working
closely with your colleagues in a reactive environment.

Historic Royal Palaces encourages PACR accreditation

This position will be based at Hampton Court Palace; however there
may be a requirement to work from other palaces.  Additionally,
hours of work may include evenings and weekends.  The ability to
work at heights is essential.

Closing date: 4 November 2013

Pay range: UKP23,748 pro rata

Interviews will take place week commencing 11 November, 2013

Find out more and apply by visiting


Historic Royal Palaces is an equal opportunities employer and truly
values a diverse workforce.  Applications are welcome from
candidates regardless of their background.

Jo Wilson
Business Supervisor
Conservation and Collection Care

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