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Technical occupations related to museums and art galleries

National Occupation Code (NOC): 5212

This unit group includes workers who classify and catalogue museum artifacts and gallery works of art, construct and install exhibits and displays, restore, maintain and store museum and gallery collections, frame artwork, and perform other functions in support of curatorial and conservation activities. They are employed in museums and galleries. Picture framers and taxidermists may also be employed in retail settings or may be self-employed. This unit group also includes museum and other interpreters who conduct guided tours. They are employed by art galleries, museums, parks, aquariums, zoos, interpretive centres, botanical gardens, cultural centres, nature sanctuaries, historic heritage sites, and other locations.

Alternate Job Titles

  • Aircraft Restoration Technician - Museum
  • Aquarium Interpreter
  • Archaeological Technician
  • Art Gallery Preparator
  • Art Gallery Registrar
  • Art Objects Preparator
  • Art Restoration Technician
  • Assistant Registrar - Museum
  • Botanical Garden Interpreter
  • Cataloguer - Museum
  • Chief Display Officer - Museum
  • Chief Exhibit Officer - Museum
  • Chief Preparator
  • Chief Preparator - Museums And Art Galleries
  • Communications Equipment Restoration Technician - Museum
  • Community Museum Technician
  • Conservation And Restoration Technician
  • Conservation Area Interpreter
  • Conservation Technician - Museums And Art Galleries
  • Curatorial Assistant
  • Dinosaur Museum Interpreter
  • Diorama Maker - Museums And Art Galleries
  • Diorama Technician
  • Display Officer - Museums And Art Galleries
  • Document Restoration Technician
  • Ecological Interpreter
  • Exhibit Officer - Museum
  • Exhibit Preparator
  • Exhibit Technician
  • Fossil Recovery And Reparation Technician
  • Frame Fitter - Museums And Art Galleries
  • Framer - Museum And Art Gallery
  • Framing Technician
  • Head Preparator - Museums And Art Galleries
  • Heritage Interpreter
  • Historic Site Interpreter
  • Historical Interpreter
  • Historical Site Technician
  • Historical Village Supervisor
  • Historical Village Technician
  • History Museum Interpreter
  • Insectarium Interpreter
  • Interpretive Guide - Museum
  • Model Maker-preparator
  • Museology Technician
  • Museum Cataloguer
  • Museum Exhibit Officer
  • Museum Extension Officer
  • Museum Interpreter
  • Museum Objects Cataloguer
  • Museum Objects Preparator
  • Museum Preparator
  • Museum Registrar
  • Museum Technician
  • Museum Technician - Earth's History And Paleontology
  • Natural Habitat Interpreter
  • Nature Interpreter
  • Nature Site Interpreter
  • Ornithology Centre Interpreter
  • Paintings Restoration Technician
  • Park Interpreter
  • Picture Framer - Museum And Art Gallery
  • Planetarium Interpreter
  • Planetarium Technician
  • Preparator
  • Railway Equipment Restoration Technician - Museum
  • Recording Technician - Museum
  • Regional Museum Technician
  • Restoration Technician - Museum
  • Road Transport Equipment Restoration Technician - Museum
  • Taxidermist
  • Taxidermy Technician
  • Technical Officer - Museum
  • Wilderness Interpreter
  • Zoo Interpreter
  • Art Gallery Preparator
  • Conservation Technician - Museums And Art Galleries
  • Heritage Interpreter
  • Museology Technician
  • Museum Extension Officer
  • Museum Objects Cataloguer
  • Museum Registrar
  • Museum Technician
  • Paintings Restoration Technician
  • Picture Framer - Museum And Art Gallery
  • Restoration Technician - Museum
  • Taxidermist
  • Curatorial Assistant
  • Historical Interpreter
  • Museum Interpreter
  • Nature Site Interpreter
  • Zoo Interpreter

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