Museum Technical Officer/ Site Supervisor

Submitted by Oxonmrc on June 10, 2021 - 16:09
Salary / Fee: 
£27,741 - £30,451 per annum
Closing Date: 
Sunday, 20 June, 2021

Site Supervisor/Museum Technical Officer OCC54234

Job details
Salary range: £27,741 - £30,451 per annum
Work location: Museums Resource Centre, Standlake
Hours per week: 37 - we are open to discussion about flexible working or job sharing
Contract type: Permanent
Closing date: Sunday 20th June 2021
Interview: Wednesday 30th June at the Museums Resource Centre, Standlake

About us
The Oxfordshire Museums Service operates the Oxfordshire Museum at Woodstock and the purpose-built collections care and research facility at the Museums Resource Centre near Standlake. The Museums Resource Centre provides a range of services and loans to museums, schools and communities across the county.

About the role
We are seeking a Museum Technical Officer/ Site Supervisor with woodworking and resistant materials skills, who is confident working with fragile historic collections. Supporting exhibition set up, making mounts for objects and reorganising storage are all part of the job. You will be able to drive the museum van to deliver and move museum objects and exhibitions and will use lifting equipment to move larger objects. As site supervisor you are responsible for site security, liaising with contractors, Health and Safety and maintenance of workshop machinery.

You will work as part of a team of paid staff and volunteers to look after the historic collections in the care of the Oxfordshire Museums Service.

The post is based at the Museums Resource Centre, which is located on the A415 a few minutes’ drive south of Witney.

Rewards and benefits
It really is true that every single job role here contributes to bettering the lives of the people in our county - we want to do this for our employees too. We are proud of our strong flexible working culture, including the opportunity for flexibility on working hours and the use of technology to support agile working. We offer some of the very best learning and development opportunities to support your ongoing development.

We have a generous holiday allowance which rises as you remain in employment with us up to 32 days, as well as giving you the option to buy additional holiday. You will also have access to a Local Government Pension Scheme with employer contributions of up to 19.9% of your salary; a range of local and national retail discounts; and a host of enhanced family friendly policies including carers leave and paid time off for volunteering.

Would you like to know more?

Please click here to view the Job Description and Selection Criteria

For an informal discussion about the role please contact the Hiring Manager Christiane Jeuckens, Collections Officer on 07841 987756

Application Procedure

To apply, you will need to complete an online application form. This includes a section asking you to explain how you meet the selection criteria, as specified in the job posting. You may attach a cover letter and/or CV to your application form, however it is not mandatory.

If you experience any difficulties whilst completing the application form, please contact the Recruitment Team using Recruitment Application Enquiry Form on the Home Page.

Our commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion

At Oxfordshire County Council we are proud of our diverse workforce. Everyone is accepted for who they are, regardless of age, disability, gender identity, marital status, race, faith or belief, sexual orientation, socioeconomic background, and whether you’re pregnant or on family leave. We have a number of staff network groups which provide peer support and safe spaces for staff.

Our commitment to safeguarding

Our Organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults. We expect all employees, workers and volunteers to share this commitment.
We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect these commitments.

Guaranteed interviews

As a Disability Confident employer we guarantee an interview for disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria for the job. We also guarantee interviews to care leavers who have completed further education and who meet the essential criteria for the job. For those leaving care without any further education we guarantee an interview for our apprenticeships. We are also committed to helping and supporting those transitioning from HM Armed Forces to civilian life and guarantee an interview for those demonstrating the essential criteria for the role, within three years of leaving the service.

We are open to discussions about flexible working.

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Contact Details: 

For an informal discussion about the role please contact the Hiring Manager Christiane Jeuckens, Collections Officer on 07841 987756 or email

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