Art Handling Technician

Organisation: National Galleries of Scotland

Salary: £21,522 -£23,745

Location: Edinburgh

The Art Movement Team, led by the Art Movement Manager includes two Senior Technicians, four Art Handling Technicians, the Collections Storage Manager and an Assistant Collections Information Registrar. This team alongside the Registrar Teams make up the Collections Management Department which, in conjunction with the Conservation Department (and CIDAM) make up the Collections care Division. This Division is responsible for the care of the NGS Permanent Collection and works on loan to NGS.
The Art Movement Team works to national standards supporting complex national and international programming in the handling, packing, movement, installation and location tracking of a wide variety of artworks, including NGS Collection works and those on loan to NGS.

The main purpose of the post of Art Handling Technician is to ensure the safe movement, transportation and installation of all artworks within the NGS, including collections from and returns of artworks to lenders. The post holder also assists in maintaining the upkeep of the storage areas, exhibits, tools and equipment.

Application Deadline: Sunday 16/01/2022