Iziko Museums of South Africa are African museums of excellence that empower and inspire all people to celebrate and respect our diverse heritage

We are seeking to appoint motivated employees in the following positions:




(fifteen-monthfixed-term contract position) Project Funded Contract

Basic Salary Range:R192 228 – R260 064 per annum plus benefits

Requirements: Honours in Archaeology -Experience with shipwreck collections -Knowledge of Slave Shipwrecks -Diving qualification will be desirable but not essential -Collection management skill -Knowledge of historic ceramics -Knowledge of GIS and Differential GPS systems -Valid driver’s license.

Key Responsibilities include: Assist with excavation in the field -Maintenance of collections and processing of specimens (sorting, preparation, registration, maintenance and preservation) -Assisting with general activities in the field -Ability to carry heavy equipment.


The salaries quoted above do not include benefits.  Iziko benefits comprise generous contributions towards a designated retirement fund (compulsory), a designated medical aid (voluntary) and a housing subsidy (voluntary).  Other employment conditions such as working hours and leave entitlement are also generous.


A letter of application including a detailed CV with at least two contactable referees and certified copies of identity document and certificates must be forwarded to the Director Human Resources, PO Box 61, Cape Town 8000 or delivered to the HR Department at Iziko SA National Gallery Annexe, St Johns Road, Cape Town by no later than Tuesday, 15 August 2017.  Applications that are e-mailed or faxed will not be accepted.

Enquiries to be directed to the Director Human Resources, Mr Rocco Human, at 021 481 3986. Kindly note, Iziko will correspond only with short-listed candidates and will do so within two months from closing date.

Iziko is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to developing a diverse workforce. Preference will be given to candidates who promote representivity within Iziko, in terms of the Employment Equity Act.

Iziko reserves the right not to fill the advertised positions.