Ubbink Book and Paper Conservation in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada is seeking a
client orientated, self-motivated, easy going person with excellent hand
skills to fulfill the position of Conservation Technician. The conservation
technician carries out basic conservation treatment and treatment
documentation of paper-based materials under the supervision and direction
of the Principle Conservator. Duties include, but are not limited to,
photography of artifacts prior to and post treatment, writing condition
reports, maintenance of laboratory space and equipment, and assisting in the
treatment of large and complicated projects. The conservation technician
also executes conservation treatments such as repairing tears,
humidification and flattening, tape removal, and other specific tasks as
their skill level permits and develops. The successful candidate will have
experience in handling and photographing works of art and artifacts, as well
as, knowledge of the historic and modern manufacture of paper-based works of
art, documents, manuscripts, maps, posters, books, and ephemera. They will
also possess excellent written and oral communication skills, and have an
enthusiasm for learning. Post-secondary education in cultural conservation,
museum studies, archives, history, fine arts or other heritage related field
is required. Full time position; salary to commensurate with experience.

Send inquiries or cover letter and resume in PDF format to
k...@bookandpaperconservation.com by August 18th, 2019.

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