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CLOSED We are hiring: Lead Technician

Hiring lead technician Penrith Regional Gallery

LGA Level 5 ($33.15 per hour)
Located at Penrith Regional Gallery, Home of the Lewers Bequest
Fixed Term – Part-time, 15 hours per week (2-3 days, with a negotiated increase to 5 days per week during install periods)
Some weekend and evening work required

Penrith Performing & Visual Arts is looking for a skilled and experienced Lead Technician for Penrith Regional Gallery, Home of the Lewers Bequest. This position requires flexibility and patience, good communication skills, and the ability to multi-task and prioritise. It requires a high level of construction techniques and AV expertise, as well as experience working in a museum or gallery environment and ability to apply those industry standards of presentation and handling.

The Lead Technician is an able multi-tasker, who is practical with an eye for detail, highly organised and with broad skills across gallery technical requirements. Part of a multi-disciplinary team including designers, registrars, curators and installation staff, the Lead Technician facilitates the Gallery’s technical needs on an ongoing basis and provides technical information and skills as a resource to support the Registrar and Curatorial Programs Manager.

If you are a problem solver, with knowledge and experience of collection management procedures including object care and handling, mount-making, conservation principles and practices and environmental requirements, we’d love to hear from you.

How to Apply

To apply please send a current CV detailing your experience, availability and including contact information for at least two referees to Registrar, Peta Hendiks.

Enquiries can also be sent to Peta.

click here to download the position description

Applications close: 11.59pm Monday 3 October.

Access, Equity & Inclusion
PP&VA is committed to creating an inclusive workforce which reflects the community we serve. We welcome and encourage applications from all people regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, cultural background, disability, or sexual orientation.

We will provide reasonable adjustments in our recruitment process and in the workplace.

Please note that all staff must be fully vaccinated in line with PP&VA Policy. Please be prepared to provide your proof of vaccination.

Photo: Lyndal Irons