Technical Officer/Site Supervisor, The Oxfordshire Museums Service

Reference No.OCC54234 Location:Museums Resource Centre, Standlake Salary:£27,741 - £30,451 per annum Benefits:Hours per week: 37 - we are open to discussion about flexible working or job sharing Contract type: Permanent Closing date:20/06/2021 Job Description:

About us

The Oxfordshire Museums Service operates the Oxfordshire Museum at Woodstock and the purpose-built collections care and research facility at the Museums Resource Centre near Standlake. The Museums Resource Centre provides a range of services and loans to museums, schools and communities across the county.

About the role

We are seeking a Museum Technical Officer/ Site Supervisor with woodworking and resistant materials skills, who is confident working with fragile historic collections. Supporting exhibition set up, making mounts for objects and reorganising storage are all part of the job. You will be able to drive the museum van to deliver and move museum objects and exhibitions and will use lifting equipment to move larger objects. As site supervisor you are responsible for site security, liaising with contractors, Health and Safety and maintenance of workshop machinery.

You will work as part of a team of paid staff and volunteers to look after the historic collections in the care of the Oxfordshire Museums Service.

The post is based at the Museums Resource Centre, which is located on the A415 a few minutes’ drive south of Witney.

Rewards and benefits

It really is true that every single job role here contributes to bettering the lives of the people in our county – we want to do this for our employees too. We are proud of our strong flexible working culture, including the opportunity for flexibility on working hours and the use of technology to support agile working. We offer some of the very best learning and development opportunities to support your ongoing development.

We have a generous holiday allowance which rises as you remain in employment with us up to 32 days, as well as giving you the option to buy additional holiday. You will also have access to a Local Government Pension Scheme with employer contributions of up to 19.9% of your salary; a range of local and national retail discounts; and a host of enhanced family friendly policies including carers leave and paid time off for volunteering.

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