CONSERVATOR II... - 1 POST

Employer: NATIONAL MUSEUM OF TANZANIA (NMT)
Date Published: 2017-08-25
Application Deadline: 2017-09-09

JOB SUMMARY:

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DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

(i)    Preserve museum objects and perform preventive measures against agents of deterioration;
(ii)    Repair, restore and reassemble artefacts, design and fabricate missing or broken parts and restore them to their original appearances;
(iii)    Conduct standard chemical and physical tests to ascertain object’s composition;
(iv)    Supervise students and staffs in handling, mounting, caring and storing museum objects;
(v)    Perform tests and examinations to establish object conservation requirements and procedures;
(vi)    Negotiate with colleagues to justify a proposed treatment method;
(vii)    Prepare reports and routine procedures on the operations of conservation, documenting the condition of artefacts, treatment options and methods of preservation and repair used;
(viii)    Plan and lead conservation routine operations against deteriorations of museum objects and/ artefacts;
(ix)    Work with curators in general preservation of museum objects;
(x)    Monitor and record display and storage conditions in order to keep objects in a stable conditions;
(xi)    Help to set up exhibitions.


QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE:


Bachelor of Arts /Bachelor of Science in Archeology, Cultural Heritage Management, Chemistry, Biology or  related disciplines with a minimum of Upper Second Class.

REMUNERATION: Salary Scale POSS 6

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