Dear all:
Just an addendum to the Archives and Records Assistant post at West Yorkshire Archive Service I advertised yesterday: the contract runs between 02 April 2012 to 29 March 2013. All other details remain unchanged.

Archive Assistant / Records Assistant (x1) 
Temporary contract 02 April 2012 to 29 March 2013 
Post Ref: WYJS:071
Salary Scale:WY03 15,725 - 16,830
37 Hours per week

West Yorkshire Archive Service has accrued a small financial surplus and has allocated this to recruit a temporary, additional Archive Assistant / Records Assistant. This post will be based at the Wakefield office but will also cover the Records Management Service which is based at Morley

Some weekend and evening working will be required

The postholder, working as part of a team, will help supervise a busy public searchroom, answer enquiries, retrieve archives and registry of deeds volumes from stores, work on income generating services including the Research Service, undertake copying and administrative duties, sort and list archive material and participate in outreach activities on behalf of the Service. Duties will also include driving a light goods vehicle and delivering and collecting archives and records to and from clients and WYAS service points as required.

The successful candidate will have good customer care skills, a knowledge of relevant ICT systems, administrative experience and 4 GCSE passes (Grade A, B or C) or equivalent, including English and a numeracy based subject. A knowledge of how archive services operate and of local history would be an advantage. They will also require a full clean driving licence and good geographical knowledge of West Yorkshire.

The closing date for applications is 12pm Friday 2nd March 2012. Interviews will be held on Thursday 15th March 2012.

For an informal discussion contact Terry Berry on 0113 393 9766 or Stefanie Davidson 0113 393 9769. Or email either [log in to unmask] or [log in to unmask]

To apply Download an Application Form, Guidance Notes and Job description or email [log in to unmask], alternatively call 0113 253 0241.

Please remember to quote reference number WYJS:071 when applying.

Gary Brannan 

WYAS, Wakefield Office
Registry of Deeds
Newstead Road
Tel: +44 (0)1924 305980 | Fax: +44 (0)1924 305983
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