The Maine State Museum in Augusta, Maine is advertising to fill a part-time (job-share) Museum Specialist I position in the museum's conservation lab. The position provides collections care, maintenance, and conservation treatment through examination, restoration, and preservation of artifacts. Work is performed in accordance with the Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice as promulgated by the American Institute of Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works. Work is performed under limited supervision in the Museum, State House, Blaine House, and two collections care facilities.
A well-qualified candidate has knowledge of artifact handling and familiarity with conservation practices relating to paintings, paper, archaeological collections (terrestrial and marine), natural science collections, and decorative arts and historical pieces (wood products, textiles, metals, and ceramics).
For information about the position, as well as additional representative tasks, knowledge, and skills required, visit the General Government Service Center website at http://www.maine.gov/fps/opportunities/<http://www.maine.gov/fps/opportunities/%20> and click on the position "Museum Specialist I- 20 hour job share." Qualified candidates should send a resume, direct hire application, and letter of interest to Tammy Sturtevant, HR Generalist, General Gov. Service Center, 74 State House Station, Augusta, Maine 04333-0074, (207) 624-7415<tel:%28207%29%20624-7415> or email applications to firstname.lastname@example.org<mailto:email@example.com> by August 28, 2015. Direct Hire applications are available at the General Government Service Center in Augusta, all Maine Career Center Offices, and on the General Government Service Center website.