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Casual Gallery Technician (12-month fixed-term position)

Job details

Whangārei Art Museum
30 Jun 2020
Work type
Casual employment
Work classification
Visual Arts


Whangārei Art Museum is the home of visual arts in Northland. 

As a Gallery Technician, you will be involved with all aspects of exhibition installation, including painting walls and hanging artworks. The job will also involve assisting with the packing, transport and storage of loaned and collection-based works of art. Building experience and/or an understanding of audio/visual technologies would be an added advantage.

All tasks are undertaken in line with preventative conservation procedures, insurance requirements, international museum standards, and health and safety practices. Training will be given to the right applicant.

Good visual judgement and practical experience regarding the placement of artworks will put you on the path to success in this role. To fit in with our team, you’ll take pride in your work, be flexible, and enjoy working with a committed group of people.

The key functions of this role will include:

  • exhibition display and installation
  • movement/transportation of artworks
  • storage of artworks.

This is a 12-month fixed-term casual position (approximately 12 x 40-hour weeks), required when we change over exhibitions. The position could potentially be split into two positions. The exhibition schedule is planned over a year in advance.



How to apply

Send your CV and cover letter to the Curator at

Written by

Whangārei Art Museum

11 Jun 2020

The Whangārei Art Museum Te Manawa Toi is the public art gallery of the Whangārei District, and custodians of its art collection and public art works in the city.