[BCMA] Richmond Museum Job Posting - Young Canada Works - Collection Technician

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Collections Technician

The Richmond Museum seeks a creative, professional, positive and organized individual to work as a part of our Curatorial Collections Team.


  *   Cataloguing and researching artefacts.

  *   Updating the Museum’s collection database.

  *   Practicing preventative conservation and learning about the care of artefacts.

  *   Assisting with the installation of exhibits.

  *   Undertaking general collections management activities as required.


  *   Working towards an undergraduate degree in history, archaeology, anthropology or museum studies (students going into 3rd or 4th year preferred).
  *   Previous work or volunteer experience with museum collections.
  *   Intermediate to advanced experience with databases.
  *   Superior organizational skills.
  *   Strong writing and communication skills.
  *   Ability to work as part of a team of professionals.

The Applicant must …

Be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or have been granted refugee status in Canada; are legally entitled to work in Canada; are between the ages of 16 and 30 years of age at the start of your employment and are a fulltime post-secondary student who intends to return to school in the fall.  The applicant also must be registered in the YCW candidate inventory; willing to commit to the full duration of the work assignment and must not have another full time job (over 30 hours a week) while working for the Richmond Museum Society.

A police information check and a flexible schedule with occasional weekend work may be required.

This position is dependent upon grant funding.

HOURS OF WORK: June 7-August 23 | 35 hours per week | $17.00/hour

Please send Cover Letter and Resume to:

Rebecca Forrest, Curator of Collections –Museum & Heritage Services

                                      E-mail: rforrest at richmond.ca

Deadline for submissions is Friday, April 16, 2021 – 5pm

No phone inquiries, please. Only short-listed applicants will be notified.

The Richmond Museum Society is an equal opportunity employer and encourages all individuals meeting all Young Canada Works qualifications to apply.

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