By August 1, 2019
  • Contract
  • Part Time
  • Wakefield


East Ardsley

£8.21 per hour

 Are you looking for a role working with heritage documents?  Our client, a company providing document scanning and filming services is seeking a heritage material controller for an ongoing temporary position.  This entry level position would give the right candidate experience of archiving and working with heritage documents.

Job Purpose:

  • Checking heritage material in and out.

Reporting to:    

  • Head of Heritage Material / Production Manager

Key Responsibilities:

  • Checking heritage material in and out
  • Reporting to heritage scanning team leader

Main Duties:

  • Inspect all content of heritage material received
  • Match crate manifest information with Master Manifest
  • Help locate barcodes unidentified by Conservation Manager/Collections Consultant and their team
  • Updating Master spreadsheet with accepted work
  • Assess material to indicate the appropriate scanner on which items will be digitised
  • To update MFI/IDI project spreadsheet and ensure it correlates with all working documents
  • Checking the contents of the crate and repackaging for return to customer
  • Crate all working documents for scanner operatives/QC
  • Ensuring all heritage material is handled to the Conservation Managers guidelines.

Person specification

The ideal candidate should have

  • A keen eye for detail
  • Patience, and an understanding of the requirements of handling and archiving heritage documents

A background in history, libraries or archiving would be advantageous.


Pay rate: £8.21 per hour

Hours of work: 3pm – 8pm

Location: East Ardsley, Wakefield (WF3)


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