Overview

Government of Alberta Coordinator, Transportation & Collections Storage (Museum Technician) Full Time in Wetaskiwin, AB

Government of Alberta

Branch Wetaskiwin AB CA

Position:
Coordinator, Transportation & Collections Storage (Museum Technician)
Location:
Wetaskiwin, AB

You will assist with the logistics of transporting artifacts on and off site, installing & dismantling feature exhibitions, while also assisting with general…

Scope

Open competition

Closing Date

August, 18, 2015

Classification

Information and Creative Technical Services 2

Ministry

Alberta Culture and Tourism

Role

Are you a handy

man? The Reynolds Alberta Museum has the perfect job for you. Located forty minutes south of Edmonton, the Reynolds-Alberta Museum in Wetaskiwin is a world class museum that has garnered international recognition and accolades for its displays and its excellent collection of vintage vehicles, aircraft, agricultural equipment and industrial artifacts. In this role, you will help plan and perform tasks in museum collections storage facility, galleries, production and program areas. These tasks include maintaining high quality exhibits by assisting with the maintenance of long-term galleries and temporary feature exhibitions and providing proper storage for the museum’s world class artifact collection. You will assist with the logistics of transporting artifacts on and off site, installing & dismantling feature exhibitions, while also assisting with general logistics and labour including farming activities.

To succeed in this role, you will need to have strong time management skills, as this position will work with all areas of the museum. Additionally, you will be required to develop creative solutions and be able to work independently, as the position shares responsibility for the safety and security of all objects in the museum’s care. Some knowledge of the operation of lifting equipment and the use of hand and power tools is also essential.

Qualifications

A high school diploma, supplemented by related courses plus one year of related experience is required. A class 5 driver’s licence is also required with the ability to acquire and/or maintain a class 1 license. Experience working in a warehouse, with large scale objects, driving trucks or farming is beneficial. Fork lift operator certification, class 1 driver’s licence and sprayer certification will also be considered as assets.

Salary

From $1,772.38 to $2,263.10 bi-weekly ($46,259 to $59,067 per annum)

Notes

The successful candidate will be eligible for full benefits coverage and pension plan.

How to Apply

Online applications are preferred. If you apply online, please ensure your cover letter and resume are submitted as one file. Ensure you quote the competition number and save using the naming convention of your first then last name (Joe Smith_competition number). Applicants who apply online will be able to track the status of this competition.

If you are unable to submit an electronic version of your resume, please submit your resume, quoting the Job ID, to Human Resources, Culture and Tourism, 7th Floor Standard Life Centre, 10405 Jasper Avenue, Edmonton, Alberta, T5J4R7. Fax: (780) 422-3142. If you require any further information on this job posting, please Human Resources at, 780-427-5242.

Closing Statement

We thank all candidates for their interest. All applications will be reviewed to determine which candidates’ education and experience best meets the needs of the position. Only individuals selected for interviews will be contacted.

It is recommended that applicants who have obtained educational credentials from outside of Canada and have not had them previously assessed, obtain an evaluation of their credentials from the International Qualifications Assessment Service (IQAS). It is recommended that applicants include the assessment certificate from IQAS or any other educational assessment service as part of their application.

or proceed with Standard Application Form.

Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Wetaskiwin, AB, CA
Posted on: 2015-07-31
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