Community Cataloguing Archivist

Reference:4/CI/17/270 

Salary:£21,268.00 - £27,668.00 

Working Hours:37 

Job Share:No 

Employment Type:Fixed Term  

Location:Gloucestershire Archives, Clarence Row, Alvin Street, Gloucester - GL1 3DW 

Closing date:30 June 2017 at midnight 

This is a great opportunity to be part of Gloucestershire Archives’ exciting ‘For the Record’ project, supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund.


We are looking for an experienced cataloguing archivist used to working with business records. We need you to appraise and catalogue the extensive archive of the Dowty Group (an engineering firm founded by George Dowty in the 1930s). You will be working closely with project volunteers and stakeholders to deliver the Dowty Heritage strand.


This is a fixed term contract for 30 months; the first 6 months will be spent on collections management tasks and the next 24 months on Dowty.

For an informal discussion on the role please contact Julie Courtenay on 01452 425291 (Mon, Tues, Wed between 9:00 and 14:30) or Kate Maisey on 01452 425297  


Closing date: 30th June 2017
Interview date: w/c 17th July 2017

Application Information

Gloucestershire County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people or vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

We value diversity in our workforce and positively welcome applications from all sections of the community.

It is a legal requirement, under the Immigration Act 2016, that anyone appointed to a ‘customer facing role’ must be able to demonstrate an ability to fulfil all spoken aspects of the role with confidence in fluent English.

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