- At least five (5) months of part-time paid or volunteer work experience in a conservation lab, museum, repository, archive, or similar institution.
- Knowledge of techniques required to conserve artifacts recovered from terrestrial and underwater contexts.
- Experience conserving objects, including applying techniques to conserve historic metal objects.
- Knowledge of laboratory safety protocols and monitoring.
- Experience engaging with the public, including in a museum or collections setting.
- Experience conducting outdoor conservation projects.
- Knowledge of Florida’s history and prehistory.
Responses to qualifying questions must be clearly supported in your employment history.
Duties and Responsibilities:
- Assists state conservators with treating objects in the state’s archaeological collections both in the conservation laboratory and in the field.
- Conducts independent conservation projects and routinely enters treatment updates into the Axiell Collections database.
- Participates in public outreach events promoting the state’s archaeological collections and the conservation program.
- Monitors the transfer of objects between the conservation laboratory and the collections facility; ensures that artifacts are correctly located in the Axiell Collections database.
- Other duties as assigned.