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Exhibition Technician

Job details

Napier City Council
27 May 2022
Hawke's Bay
Work type
Full time employment
Work classification
Community & Access Arts


Permanent - fulltime 40 hours per week

Napier is a lively and vibrant city, offering an exceptional climate as well
as plentiful opportunities for family, recreation and relaxation.
Improved road and air links are helping to make Napier one of New
Zealand's most popular, liveable and easily accessible cities.

Napier City Council is one of Napier's biggest and most desirable employers -
we value excellence, integrity, sustainability and outstanding customer
and community service.

MTG Hawke's Bay is an award-winning museum, home of the region's art,
taonga and other treasures. The museum has an exciting programme of
varying exhibitions and events, incorporating theatre and educational
programmes. We have a rare opportunity for a motivated Exhibition
Technician to join our high performing Exhibitions & Facilities

You will ideally have museum or art gallery experience with a high level of
skill in all aspects of technical work required for the preparation and
installation of exhibitions. However, candidates wanting to enter the
museum and art gallery sector with transferrable skills and a
willingness to learn will be encouraged to apply.

This is a hands-on role, where you will actively work with exhibition
designers, technicians, artists, curators and the collections team, so
your ability to build relationships is essential.

If you are passionate about helping to deliver engaging, innovative and
creative exhibitions for our visitors, we want to hear from you!

To be successful in this role, you will ideally need:

  • 2 years museum or art gallery experience
  • Exhibition production and installation experience
  • Proven
    skills and quality workmanship in matting & framing of artworks,
    mount making, carpentry, painting and fabrication using a range of
  • Proficiency
    in Tig welding and brazing with an understanding of structure &
    stresses as they apply to mount fabrication and object support
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Excellent teamwork and communication skills
  • Ability to consistently meet deadlines
  • Imagination and a positive, solution-focused attitude

Napier City Council is an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity.
We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, national origin,
gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability status
although applicants must have existing rights to work in New Zealand.

Our preferred candidate will be required to undergo pre-employment screening which will include drug testing and a police check.

How to apply

To apply for this job go to: & enter ref code: 5937290.

Applications close 27 May 2022

Written by

Big Splash Ltd

6 May 2022