Preparator – Full Time McNay Art Museum San Antonio, TX
Description: McNay Art Museum seeks a Full Time Preparator, to conduct the safe handling, moving, housing, installing, storing, and packing/unpacking of the collection and all objects on loan. Fabricates settings and furniture for exhibitions and displays.
Qualifications: Superior carpentry skills, at least three years’ experience in museum-level construction, and a thorough knowledge of art handling and preparation techniques. Educational/experiential requirements include demonstrated ability in handling art and familiarity with museum and storage conservation techniques. Ability to work independently with minimum directions. Must be able to operate a motor vehicle, maintain a valid operator’s license, have proof of insurance, and have a good driving record. Must be flexible as to working hours; evening and/or weekend duty may be required. Must be able to lift a minimum of 50 pounds on a regular basis. Must pass a physical examination.