California State Parks Museum Curator Assessment now available through February 28!
Take the first step towards a career as a Museum Curator with the California Department of Parks and Recreation! The California State Parks are caretakers for over 3,000 historic buildings, more than 11,000 known California Native American ancestral and historic archaeological sites, and multiple museums including the California State Railroad Museum, Hearst Castle, and Regional Indian Museums, including the State Indian Museum (transitioning to the California Indian Heritage Center). We are seeking individuals who are passionate about helping to steward and maintain the California State Parks’ rich and varied collections, which encompass Native American cultural belongings, objects of fine art and material culture, paleontological and geological collections, historic resources, and architectural features. We are excited about the opportunity to reach candidates who bring diverse perspectives to museum collections management work. The monthly salary range for this position is $4,519 to $5,589.
The minimum qualifications for the Museum Curator I assessment include one year of professional experience in museum work, experience with management, and a college degree in a relevant field such as anthropology, archaeology, art history, history, museum studies, or natural sciences.
Please follow the steps below to submit your application for the Museum Curator I assessment:
Step 1: Create a CalCareers account
Step 2: Complete your application template (STD678)
Be sure to include the following:
• Exam Title: Museum Curator I
• Exam Code: 3PR05
Step 3: Email your application to Exams@parks.ca.gov with the Exam Code 3PR05 in the subject line
Step 4: After reviewing your application, our Exams Team will email you a link to take the online Assessment.
Submit your application for the Museum Curator I Assessment by February 28!
About the Assessment
Completing this assessment is a requirement to become a California State Parks Museum Curator I. This means that to apply for any entry-level Museum Curator position statewide, a candidate must first take the assessment. The exam is weighted 100% on a training and experience evaluation. Evaluation will be based on your knowledge, skills, and ability, as demonstrated by your education/experience.
If you require assistance or alternative testing arrangements due to a disability, please contact the testing department listed on the exam bulletin.
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