399311 Gallery or Museum Technician

ANZSCO Occupation Code: 
399311
ANZSCO Occupation Name: 
Gallery or Museum Technician
Skill Assessing Authority: 
Medium and Long-term Strategic Skills List: 
No
Short-term Skilled Occupation List: 
No
494: 
Yes
LMT Protected Occupation: 
No
ANZSCO Occupation Description: 

399311 GALLERY OR MUSEUM TECHNICIAN

Prepares artworks, specimens and artefacts for collections, and arranges and constructs gallery or museum exhibits.
Skill Level: 2
Specialisation:
Taxidermist

ANZSCO Skill Level: 
2

3993 Gallery, Library and Museum Technicians

ANZSCO Unit Group Code: 
3993
ANZSCO Unit Group Name: 
Gallery, Library and Museum Technicians
ANZSCO Unit Group Description: 

3993 GALLERY, LIBRARY AND MUSEUM TECHNICIANS

GALLERY, LIBRARY AND MUSEUM TECHNICIANS prepare artworks, specimens and artefacts for collections, arrange and construct gallery exhibits, and assist Librarians to organise and operate systems for handling recorded material and files.
Indicative Skill Level:
Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below.
In Australia:
AQF Associate Degree, Advanced Diploma or Diploma (ANZSCO Skill Level 2)

In New Zealand:
NZ Register Diploma (ANZSCO Skill Level 2)

At least three years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualifications listed above. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.
Tasks Include:

mounting and preparing objects for display
designing and arranging exhibit furnishings, display cases and display areas
assisting in setting up lighting and display equipment
receiving, shipping, packing and unpacking exhibits
ordering new library materials and maintaining library records and circulation systems
cataloguing printed and recorded material
entering data into databases and editing computer records
operating audiovisual and reprographic equipment
searching and verifying bibliographic data

Avg. weekly earnings - males (May 2012): 
973.90
Avg. weekly earnings - females (May 2012): 
841.20
Avg. weekly earnings - persons (May 2012): 
860.60