Museum Collections Officer

1 x Full-time Position 

Base salary $77,247 to $82,633 plus super 

Council is seeking a suitably qualified applicant to fill the permanent full-time Museum Collection Officer role.

The Albert Kersten Mining & Minerals Museum, locally known as the GeoCentre, is repositioning itself for 21st Century service delivery. The Museum team plays a pivotal role in ensuring Council is a leading partner with our community to achieve our city’s vision of being a living museum and promotes its unique heritage listing.

We are seeking suitable applicants responsible for Broken Hill City Council’s science communication, champion scientific literacy in the community, build public awareness, and engage with science regarding Broken Hill’s geological, mineralogical, mining, and metallurgical histories. This position will also maintain, document, catalogue and preserve the GeoCentre collection. 

Reporting directly to the Gallery & Museum Manager, you will ensure the collections of the Albert Kersten Mining & Minerals Museum are easily accessible through best practice collection management. You will play a vital role in developing the procedures, protocols and workflows for collection management and contribute to the Museum’s ongoing planning.

The ideal candidate will possess and be able to demonstrate the following:

  • A ‘can do’ attitude focused on delivering outcomes.
  • Commitment to a values and behaviours leadership model and preparedness to ‘Play your Role’.
  • Building a culture where the ‘organisation-wide’ adopted values and behaviours of the organisation are championed.
  • Commitment to embracing Council’s customer service framework and to ‘Think like the Customer’.
  • Commitment to continuous improvement and embracing change.
  • Have a commitment to the liveability of our community. 

Benefits of working for Council include:

  • Generous Award Conditions including 5 weeks of annual leave
  • Paid Long Service Leave after 5 years of continuous service
  • Corporate Health and well-being programs
  • Employee growth and career development opportunities
  • Salary packaging options
  • Social Clubs

Appointment will be subject to:

  • Pre-employment Medical
  • National Police and Background Check
  • Reference Checks

Job reference: BHCC-AGM-04

Any questions about the role can be directed to Razija Nu’man, Chief Corporate & Community Officer, on (08) 8080 3387

Full Position Description can be found on our website…. click here to find out more.

Broken Hill City Council promotes a workplace that actively seeks to include, welcome and value unique contributions of all people. People from indigenous backgrounds, people from culturally diverse backgrounds, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply. If you require any adjustments to assist you with your application or would like to discuss the position further, please contact Council’s HR Department on (08) 8080 3351.

Please note that the selection process can commence before the closing date and that the preferred candidate can be selected based on application and referee checks only.