Museum attendants work in the public spaces of museums, greeting visitors and attending to enquiries, and ensuring the protection of exhibits.
Duties & Tasks
Museum attendants may perform the following tasks:conduct tours of museums or galleriesanswer enquiriesdirect visitors to specific exhibitsgive visitors information about exhibitscontrol visitors' access to exhibitscheck that all visitors have departed at closing timeprevent unauthorised entryinspect membership cards, admission passes and ticketspatrol the museum or gallery to ensure security.
Museum attendants generally work indoors but may be required to travel with exhibitions and displays.
- interested in museums or art galleries able to process large amounts of information outgoing and friendly nature good communication skills able to handle groups of people with ease.