Cairns Council Jobs – Gallery Assistant

Website Cairns Regional Council

Job Responsibilities:

  • The installation and dismounting displays from exhibitions.
  • Restoring gallery walls, plinths and other fittings after exhibitions.
  • Perform technical duties as directed by the Curator and The Technical and Operations Coordinator.
  • Operate and maintain all technical equipment, facilities and systems as required
  • Construct arts sets / theatrical / props and properties as required.
  • Maintaining stock and storage of gallery equipment and supplies.
  • Framing and un-framing works on paper.
  • Maintaining safe process for handling artworks and equipment.
  • Set up and take down of furniture and equipment for exhibition launches.
  • Photo-document exhibitions and artworks.
  • Handle sales of artworks.
  • Work as an integral part of the whole Cultural Services team to improve customer service & viable productivity.

Job Requirements:

  • The ability to teach tasks and supervise small teams of volunteers
  • A positive and friendly disposition
  • Strong attention to detail
  • A keen interest in the Art industry
  • A ‘good eye’ for design and spatial acuity
  • Demonstrated experience in displaying visual art
  • Experience undertaking manual tasks and experience in using hand tools
  • Demonstrated reliability and a proactive approach to tasks
  • High standards of preparation and presentation of exhibitions
  • The ability to communicate with a broad range of people
  • Demonstrate a high level of teamwork

Job Details:

Company: Cairns Regional Council

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Cairns, Queensland, Australia

Application Deadline: N/A

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