The Western Development Museum (WDM) - Moose Jaw is accepting applications for an Exhibits Technician who will assist WDM by ensuring indoor and outdoor exhibits and gallery spaces are maintained to a high standard.
The Exhibits Technician is responsible for:
Inspecting Museum exhibits, gallery spaces and outdoor exhibit areas regularly, documenting and reporting necessary maintenance/repair/replacement as required.
Keeping accurate exhibit maintenance records per WDM and/or loaning institution procedures.
Using appropriate artifact handling procedures, performs artifact inventory and condition reporting as required. Follows policies and procedures established by the Curatorial Department.
Recommending exhibit restorations to the Curatorial Committee; coordinates and undertakes exhibit improvements; documents work performed.
Using mechanical drawings, schematics and product manuals where possible when repairing and maintaining exhibit components including audio visual systems.
Coordinating the set-up and tear-down of temporary/travelling exhibits.
Working with staff and volunteers to install, construct and maintain exhibits using the appropriate tools and materials. Participates in finish and detail work on exhibit environments as required.
Undertaking audio-visual maintenance and troubleshooting.
Assisting with the exhibit needs of special events and rental functions as required.
The detailed job description outlining duties, accountabilities, working conditions and salary is available at www.wdm.ca/careers.
Job type: Full-time