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Collections Assistant

Regular Full-Time
Competition #: 22-U021
Web Site: tol.ca

Join a "Community of Communities" - the Township of Langley, home to over 150,000 residents, is committed to providing progressive business, housing, and recreational opportunities, while balancing its unique mix of urban growth and rural beauty. A truly fun and beautiful place to work, the Township of Langley offers competitive salaries; excellent benefit packages; municipal pension plan; employee wellness programs; and opportunities for professional development and career growth.

The Township of Langley is recruiting for a regular full-time Collections Assistant to join our team of professionals in the Arts, Culture and Community Initiatives Division. Reporting to the Cultural Services Manager, in this unionized position you will work as part of the curatorial team to care for and provide access to the museum's art, artifact and archive collections.

The Township of Langley is developing a new cultural centre. Salishan Place by the River is located in Fort Langley's heritage district across the street from the current Langley Centennial Museum. Opening in 2023, Salishan Place by the River will include an art gallery, public library, community research room, Indigenous and community galleries and a 167- seat presentation theatre, with an associated reception space, commercial kitchen, four classrooms, a printmaking studio and a rooftop reception area.


  *   Assist in the research, acquisition, registration, classification and deaccessioning of museum artifacts, art and literature collections
  *   Research and draft articles on specific topics and develop file materials
  *   Assist in receiving, checking, reporting and preparing museum items and participate in the development of special exhibitions, showings and events
  *   Prepare museum exhibits/specimens for storage, inventory and conservation
  *   Respond to requests from the public for information concerning art, artifacts and archival materials and facilitate public/researcher access to archival materials
  *   Perform related work as required


  *   Completion of a university degree in a related field plus some related experience; or an equivalent combination of training and experience
  *   Sound knowledge of the principles, practices, philosophy and objectives to museums, art galleries, archives and heritage conservation
  *   Sound knowledge of the established standards for arranging, describing and indexing archival materials Ability to handle, classify, research and catalogue a variety of artifacts, art works and archival materials
  *   Ability to deal effectively with a variety of internal and external contacts and provide assistance and information to the public in an effective and courteous manner
  *   Previous museum experience will be considered an asset

This position is defined by the Township of Langley as a Position of Trust (Child Safety). The successful candidate will be required to have a Police Information Check as a condition of employment. (Note: This is not required as part of the application process, however will be required upon consideration for employment.)

To be considered for this position, candidates must have the following valid and current certifications/licenses (must be valid at the time the posting closes) and these must be attached with your application. Applications without the attached required documents below will be deemed incomplete and will not be considered. Please title your attachments with the number of this competition and have these documents ready to upload when you apply:

  *   BC Class 5 (full-privilege) Driver's License or equivalent driver's license for where you reside. You must include with your application a current Personal Driving Record (select the 5-year option if obtaining online) that has been obtained within 6 months of the closing date. To obtain a copy of your Personal Driving Record, please contact ICBC directly or the driving authority where you reside. Please note that a copy of your Driver's License or Driver Factor Report will not be accepted.

External applicants are advised that it is a condition of employment with the Township that a successful candidate provide proof that they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Note: proof is not required as part of the application process, however will be required upon consideration for employment.

The CUPE rate of pay for this position is $30.33 - $35.68 per hour (5 steps, 2020 rates) plus benefits. The hours of work are Tuesday to Saturday 8:30am - 4:30pm; Non-standard hours and non-standard work week.

If you wish to pursue this exciting career in a growing community, please visit tol.ca/careers to apply.

Internal closing date for this competition: February 4, 2022
External closing date for this competition: February 17, 2022

We appreciate all applications; however, only short-listed candidates will be contacted for an interview


Organization:  Langley Centennial Museum<langleymuseum.org> - Township of Langley
Location: Langley, BC
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Category(s): Arts & Cultural Services
Posted: January 27, 2022, 10:12 am
Expires: February 17, 2022, 4:30 pm

Employment Type: Full Time
Employment Length: Permanent
Education Requirement: Other trades certificate or diploma
Job Experience: Experience an asset
Rate: $30.33 to $35.68 Hour

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