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Curator of Collections

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Job details

New Zealand Police Museum
13 Jul 2018
Work type
Full time employment
Work classification
Culture & Heritage


Career Opportunities: Museum Curator of Collections (6663)

Museum Curator of Collections

New Zealand Police Museum


Permanent, Full-time

Remuneration range: $51,449.00 - $69,605.00

Job Requisition ID 6663

The New Zealand Police Museum collections are challenging and exciting, comprising police cultural property and significant criminal case evidence. This is a rare opportunity and the first time the role of collections curator has been advertised in more than a decade. If you enjoy working with authentic, rich artefacts with strong stories and can meet the required qualifications and skills, we would love to hear from you.

Technical Skills Curator of Collections New Zealand Police Museum:

  • Demonstrate the skills required to manage diverse collections including collection planning, cataloguing, research, monitoring and preventative conservation.
  • Demonstrate an adherence to cultural, legal and ethical provisions to recognised museum professional standards
  • Experience in the management of inward and outward loans that demonstrates stakeholders received the best possible service
  • Experience in a curatorial role that demonstrates successful exhibitions and education programmes

Competencies – Level 1 Individual Contributor

  • Communicate
  • Deliver
  • Develop
  • Solve

For more information about the above Core Competencies, visit “Our Values” on our website to view our Core Competency Framework: How We Do Things.

Special Requirements

  • Post Graduate Diploma in Museum Studies
  • Full New Zealand Drivers Licence
  • Minimum two years’ experience in a similar role
  • Experience using VERNON CMS
  • Applicants must be a NZ or Australian citizen, or a NZ resident, or have a valid NZ work visa to apply for this position

Additional Information

  • Successful applicant must reside in Wellington

Additional Selection Tools

  • Work Sample

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How to apply


If this position sounds like you, click APPLY NOW or visit our Police website: http://www.police.govt.nz/about-us/working-police and select ‘Current vacancies’ to apply today! You will be required to submit a Curriculum Vitae (maximum 4 pages) which provides a brief account of your relevant education, skills and experience. In addition, you must complete an application form telling us why you are interested in the position and how you meet the above Core Competencies of the role, no more than 4000 characters (including spaces), approximately 600-650 words per section.

 IMPORTANT: Applications submitted directly through the Government Jobs Website are no longer considered. Please visit our Police website: http://www.police.govt.nz/about-us/working-police and select ‘Current vacancies’ to apply for this position.

PLEASE NOTE: If you are an existing Police Employee, you must apply through our internal Careers site and include your QID number in your application.

If you have any questions about this vacancy, please contact the hiring manager, Rowan Carroll by email at Rowan.Carroll@police.govt.nz

Applications close at 5pm, Friday, 13 July 2018.

Written by

Rowan Carroll

7 Jun 2018