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