- Location: Museum, Portland, OR
- Pay: $15.00/hour
The Oregon Historical Society is currently recruiting 3 Exhibits Preparators to join our team! The Exhibits Preparator assists the Exhibits Production team in the timely preparation, construction, installation, lighting, and de-installation of museum exhibitions as assigned, including temporary, traveling, and permanent exhibits.
This position is on-call, non-exempt with a schedule that varies according to the demands of the organization. The first project is expected to start mid January 2020. This position does not qualify for participation in the OHS benefits package. This position does not provide relocation assistance.
Essential Duties for the Exhibits Preparators are:
- Assists Exhibit Production team in change out of exhibit elements from gallery (cases, vinyl, panels, etc.); spackling and painting; deinstallation and installation of artifacts under supervision of Museum staff.
- Installs/deinstalls exhibit components including but not limited to, walls, floors, case work, text panels, photographic murals, vinyl wall treatments, and artifact mounts.
- Construct and assemble exhibit components and furnishings, including but not limited to, fabricating custom artifact mounts, as directed by Exhibit Production Manager and/or Registrar.
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