Expiry: 
03/15/2017 - 00:00

SOCIAL HISTORY COLLECTIONS DEPARTMENT

CONSERVATOR WATER LOGGED OBJECTS - (eighteen-monthfixed-term contract position) Project Funded Contract

Basic Salary Range: R247 320 - R334 572 per annum plus benefits

Requirements: MSc in conservation with special reference to shipwreck material - At least five years’ knowledge of shipwreck collections -Knowledge of artefacts recovered from slave shipwrecks and the conservation thereof -Management skills -Written and verbal communication skills -Valid driver’s licence

Key Responsibilities include: Plan and manage the strategic growth, development, conservation and utilization of the Maritime Archaeology Conservation Laboratory in Iziko with specific reference to slave shipwreck collections -Run a waterlogged objects training program -Set up specialised equipment to facilitate conservation procedures.

 

ASSISTANT CONSERVATOR WATER LOGGED OBJECTS (eighteen-monthfixed-term contract position) Project Funded Contract

Basic Salary Range: R183 072 – R247 680 per annum plus benefits

Requirements: Honours degree in conservation or related discipline -Knowledge of collections management -Knowledge of shipwreck collections -Knowledge of collections from slave shipwrecks -Basic chemistry -At least three years’ experience in maritime Archaeology collections.

Key Responsibilities include: Will work alongside the Conservator to set up Maritime archaeology conservation laboratory -Organise conservation workshops -Deal with Iziko’s administrative system -Develop innovative management strategies for collections -Valid driver’s license.

 

COLLECTIONS MANAGER ARCHAEOLOGY (A) (eighteen-monthfixed-term contract position) Project Funded Contract

Basic Salary Range: R247 320 – R334 572 per annum plus benefits

Requirements: MSc in Archaeology -Underwater surveying and remote sensing skills -Class IV Diving qualification -Dive Supervisor experience -Boat management skills -Knowledge of 3D site reconstruction -Knowledge of Geophysical software -Collections management experience -Shipwreck excavation experience specifically on slave shipwrecks -Written and verbal communication skills -Valid driver’s license.

Key Responsibilities include: Underwater survey of shipwreck site -Digital 3D site reconstruction of slave shipwreck -Deliver papers at conferences, peer review articles as well as popular publication -Assist with implementation of environmental monitoring of shipwreck site -Excavation and recovery of shipwreck material -Planning and general management of field operations.

 

COLLECTIONS MANAGER ARCHAEOLOGY (B)

(eighteen-monthfixed-term contract position) Project Funded Contract

Basic Salary Range: R247 320 – R334 572 per annum plus benefits

Requirements: MSc in Archaeology -Underwater surveying and remote sensing skills -Class IV Diving qualification -SAMSA Small boat skipper certificate  -Boat management skills -Dive supervisor qualification -Knowledge of Geophysical software -Collections management experience -Shipwreck excavation experience specifically on slave shipwrecks -Written and verbal communication skills -Valid driver’s license.

Key Responsibilities include: Underwater survey of shipwreck site -Skipper of Iziko boat  -Supervise diving -Deliver papers at conferences -Peer review articles as well as popular publication -Assist with implementation of environmental monitoring of shipwreck site -Excavation and recovery of shipwreck material -Planning and general management of field operations.

 

ASSISTANT COLLECTIONS MANAGER ARCHAEOLOGY

(eighteen-monthfixed-term contract position) Project Funded Contract

Basic Salary Range:R183 072 – R247 680 per annum plus benefits

Requirements: Honours in Archaeology -Experience with shipwreck collections -Knowledge of Slave Shipwrecks -Diving qualification will be desirable but not essential -Collection management skill -Knowledge of historic ceramics - Knowledge of GIS and Differential GPS systems -Valid driver’s license.

Key Responsibilities include: Assist with excavation in the field -Maintenance of collections and processing of specimens (sorting, preparation, registration, maintenance and preservation) -Assisting with general activities in the field -Ability to carry heavy equipment.

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SALARY AND BENEFITS

The salaries quoted above do not include benefits.  Iziko benefits comprise generous contributions towards a designated retirement fund (compulsory), a designated medical aid (voluntary) and a housing subsidy (voluntary).  Other employment conditions such as working hours and leave entitlement are also generous.

 

APPLICATIONS

A letter of application including a detailed CV with at least two contactable referees and certified copies of identity document and certificates must be forwarded to the Director Human Resources, PO Box 61, Cape Town 8000 or delivered to the HR Department at Iziko SA National Gallery Annexe, St Johns Road, Cape Town by no later than Wednesday, 15 March 2017.  Applications that are e-mailed or faxed will not be accepted.

Enquiries to be directed to the Director Human Resources, Mr Rocco Human, at 021 481 3984. Kindly note, Iziko will correspond only with short-listed candidates and will do so within two months from closing date.

Iziko is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to developing a diverse workforce. Preference will be given to candidates who promote representivity within Iziko in terms of the Employment Equity Act.

Iziko reserves the right not to fill the advertised positions.

Category: 
Opportunities
Created
Tue, 03/14/2017 - 07:05