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Object Conservator

  • Organisation:Royal Museums Greenwich
  • Location:Prince Phillip Maritime Collections Centre, Kidbrooke
  • Salary:£16,137 Per Annum

The post-holder will undertake conservation treatment/research with a primary focus on caring for the museums 3D object collection. Some key responsibilities are Undertake all treatments in line with Conservation Standards and code of ethics, using appropriate materials and appropriate techniques, Provide advice and undertake routine collections care duties of objects on open display and in stores; make bespoke storage and display solutions for museum objects Participate in the safe management and awareness of hazards within the collections, complying with current H&S regulations and safe working practices and Maintain accurate records and documentation using the Museum’s electronic collections management database (currently Mimsy XG). The full Job description can be found below.

The successful candidate with have a recognised professional qualification in the conservation of objects, an understanding of both organic and inorganic materials, knowledge of materials science as well as Awareness of COSHH and Health & Safety issues at the workplace. Key skills we are looking for include effective communication, planning and prioritisation and database/computer proficient.

Net working hours are 21 per week, working 3 days between the hours of 08.00-16.00. This role is permanent.

In return we offer a culture encouraging inclusion and diversity, pension, 22 days annual leave (pro rata), training and development opportunities, an environment with flexible working options, free or discounted admissions and more.

Salary: £16,137 per annum, which is pro rata £27,663.

We encourage you to read the job description/person specification before applying for this role.

Attachments: JobDescriptionObjectConservator.docx


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