Cultural Centre Attendant (Preparator)

City of Richmond

The City of Richmond is a diverse and dynamic community in pursuit of our vision
to be the most appealing, livable and well-managed community in Canada.


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Imagine a career with the City of Richmond, a dynamic environment for growth and continuous improvement, fostered by our collective strengths and creativity. We are a vibrant, diverse cosmopolitan city, supported by a strong economy and recognized as leaders in innovation and service delivery excellence. The City of Richmond is committed to be the most appealing, livable, well-managed community in Canada, a goal that is only made possible by developing our most valuable asset – our people. This is a great opportunity to join our team and shape our community.

Cultural Centre Attendant (Preparator)

Job ID: 2020033
$26.36 - $31.00 per hour (2019 Rates) + 12% in lieu of benefits

The City of Richmond is currently looking for qualified Preparators for periodic employment to assist with installation and de-installation of exhibitions. Preparators perform work to various degrees of specialization in the following areas: art handling; condition reporting; mount making; packing and crating; matting and framing; installing two and three dimensional and new media art works and exhibitions; carpentry; the installation and maintenance of AV equipment; installation and troubleshooting of information and computer technology in exhibition and displays; performing other related tasks as needed.

Position Requirements:
Completion of two years minimum course work in the visual arts and one or more relevant trades relevant to the work. A minimum of two to three years’ experience and knowledge in one or more of the following areas required:

  • Experience working in a museum or gallery and the techniques of safe handling and movement of works of art (required of all incumbents).
  • Packing and crating of artworks.
  • Mount making.
  • Techniques, materials and methods used in the installation of two and three-dimensional works of art.
  • Standard practices, methods and skills, materials, variety of tools and equipment for carpentry and cabinet making.

If you think this is a good fit for you, we invite you to apply today!

For further information regarding position details and to apply, please visit our website at Resumes can be sent directly to The closing date for Job ID: 2020033, Cultural Centre Attendant (Preparator) is 11:59 pm, on February 21, 2020.

The City of Richmond is an inclusive employer committed to employment equity objectives and invites applications from all qualified individuals. We thank all applicants in advance for their interest; however, only those under consideration will be contacted. If you are unsuccessful, please accept our appreciation for your interest. No telephone inquiries please.

Organization: City of Richmond
Location: Richmond, BC
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Category(s): Arts & Cultural Services
Posted: February 5, 2020, 8:43 am
Expires: February 21, 2020, 11:59 pm

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