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Image: ART ON THE MOVE Professional Development Installation Training at Ningaloo Centre, Exmouth installing Toni Wilkinson and Anne Zahalka photographs for Freighting Ideas exhibition How Did I Get Here, 2019. Image courtesy Blue Media.

CLOSED: EOI Casual Workshop Technician 

ART ON THE MOVE is seeking expressions of interest for Casual Workshop Technicians

About the role:

ART ON THE MOVE crates and delivers exhibitions to regional galleries statewide. When developing an exhibition for tour, we require assistance with:

  • Condition reporting
  • Building travelling frames
  • Creating foam supports
  • Building artwork crates
  • Artwork pick up or delivery
  • Installing artworks   
  • Documenting the installation of artworks for an Installation Manual 
  • Occasional travel to site to assist galleries with installation.

In 2023, we will be adding several new exhibitions to our Touring Program, and are seeking to expand our Casual Technician Pool to support development and production. 

Exhibition production may require up to 4 technicians for up to 4 weeks, depending on the scale and complexity of each exhibition. 

Casual Technicians report to the ART ON THE MOVE Workshop Technician and the Exhibitions Touring Manager.

ART ON THE MOVE uses the Local Government Award index, benchmarking against the 2022 NAVA Code of Practice suggested wage threshold for Preparator/Installers: Small Organisations, paying $33.98 per hour(including casual loading), plus 10.5% superannuation.

Most work will take place at our Metro workshop, but in some instances paid travel to regional area may be required. 

Required skills/experience:

  • Art handling
  • Knowledge of contemporary art materials and processes
  • Knowledge of exhibition and display conventions for contemporary art
  • Basic carpentry/woodworking skills 
  • High level attention to detail 
  • High level problem solving 
  • Strong interpersonal/communication skills
  • Ability to work within a team environment.
  • Ability to apply Work Health and Safety policies and principles

Or: Desire to gain skills/experience in any/all of the above

Desired but not essential:

  • Construction White Card 
  • Driver’s Licence

To express your interest, please send a brief introduction and a CV detailing your experience that includes two references to: exhibitions@artonthemove.art

Please specify ‘Casual Technician EOI’ in the subject heading.