New Job Interpreter, Museum In Nova Scotia

interpreter, museum
interpreter, museum

interpreter, museum

Company : Jobssummary / Indeed
Salary : $14.50 an hour
Location : Nova Scotia

Full Description

  • Work Term: Seasonal
  • Work Language: English
  • Hours: 35 hours per week
  • Education: No degree, certificate or diploma
  • Experience: 1 to less than 7 months
  • Work setting

  • Rural area
  • Museum
  • Field work - historic
  • Tasks

  • Operate audio-visual equipment
  • Assist in the research, handling and storage of artifacts
  • Assist in the restoration and conservation of artifacts under the direction of a conservator
  • Assist with the planning and development of travelling exhibitions and special events
  • Classify and assign registration numbers to artifacts and supervise inventory control
  • Conduct guided tours of museums, gallery exhibitions and historical, heritage and other sites, answer inquiries and provide information
  • Construct displays and dioramas, build models, install artifacts in displays and prepare artifacts for storage and shipping
  • Fabricate custom frames, measure and cut mats, mat enhancements and glass, and mount paintings, photographs and other art work
  • Restore and conserve museum and gallery artifacts
  • Research origins and history of artifacts
  • Provide advice on display and storage of artifacts to insure proper maintenance and preservation
  • Provide consultation to museums, art galleries or private individuals
  • Develop storyline and theme of displays and exhibitions
  • Co-ordinate the storage of collections and setting-up of displays and exhibitions
  • Study artifacts (objects and structures) to reconstruct past economic, social, political and intellectual life
  • Conduct research into one or more phases or aspects of past human activity and interpret and document findings
  • Research new conservation and restoration techniques
  • Student status

  • Full time enrollment
  • Computer and technology knowledge

  • Adobe Photoshop
  • SketchUp
  • MS Excel
  • MS Word
  • Type of related experience

  • Historical research
  • Technical experience

  • Cataloging
  • Conservation and restoration
  • Curatorial assisting
  • Interpretation/guiding
  • Exhibit preparation experience

  • Display cases
  • Lighting
  • Mounting/installing objects
  • Transportation/travel information

  • Own transportation
  • Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Attention to detail
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking
  • Personal suitability

  • Accurate
  • Client focus
  • Dependability
  • Efficient interpersonal skills
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Excellent written communication
  • Initiative
  • Judgement
  • Organized
  • Team player
  • Flexibility
  • Interpersonal awareness
  • Reliability
  • Screening questions

  • Are you currently a student?
  • Are you currently legally able to work in Canada?
  • Do you currently reside in proximity to the advertised location?
  • Do you have previous experience in this field of employment?
  • What is your current field of study?
  • Other benefits

  • Free parking available