MUSEUM ASSISTANT REF NO: DSAC 2023/14
SALARY : R171 537 per annum (Level 04)
POST 28/275 : MUSEUM ASSISTANT
CENTRE : Dzata Museum: Vhembe District
Must have a Grade 12 Matric / National Certificate or NQF level 4 Qualification.
A Qualification in Museum studies will be an added advantage. A valid driver’s
license (except for persons with disabilities).
DUTIES : MUSEUM ASSISTANT
Ensure customer care, by Providing a welcoming experience to all museum
visitors and ensure that they are treated with respect and friendliness. Ensure
that all enquiries are answered promptly, efficiently, accurately and in a friendly
manner. Always undertake museum reception duties as required. To undertake
a duty round of the museum before the opening. To assist visitors in a
courteous and efficient manner and, where possible, to answer their questions
regarding the displays, general history of the locality and museum services.
General care of exhibitions or displays, Ensure the improved museum
collections storage conditions, access, and recorded data analysis. Undertake
collection inventory projects and search for collection items as required. Notify
Museum Human Scientist of any pests, damage, or potential damage in the
Ensure collection items are accurately recorded and described
and their storage location is known.
To supervise the museum’s exhibitions
and exercise control over visitors where necessary. Coordinate the cleaning
and maintenance of premises. To ensure that the galleries, toilets, and other
public areas of the museum are clean and welcoming before the museum
opens to the public. Ensure that museum exhibitions or displays are clean and
undertake additional cleaning as required. Assist with the coordination of
museum maintenance programmer and projects. Performs Museum Clerical
Functions, by Providing administrative support to the Museum Assistant
Director, Museum Human Scientist, and other staff as required. Assist with
maintenance of records management systems, according to agreed file
structure. To coordinate museum entrance fees and sell museum shop
products to the public when necessary. Assists with special events, including
coordination of museum special programmes, and related activities. Assists
with administrative and facility operations tasks, and performs other related
duties as required. Ensure Occupational Health and Safety, Observe all
occupational safety and health policies, procedures, and rules accordingly.
Ensure that all work-related accidents, incidents, and illnesses are reported
appropriately. Conducts monthly occupational health and safety reports to
identify the potential hazards for safety of all museum staff and visitors. To be
conversant with the museum’s fire regulations and emergency procedures. To
patrol the museum displays and buildings during operating hours and clear in
event of an emergency.
Ms Ramavhanda ND Tel No: (015) 284 4038, Ms Makaulule MM Tel No: (015)
284 4144, Ms Mokwele MM Tel No: (015) 284 4310 and Ms Monama Refilwe
Tel No: (015) 284 4350