Careers

When working for Museums Victoria, employees are introduced to a variety of fascinating experiences and an abundance of exciting opportunities.

A museum worker inspects a specimen.
A museum worker inspects a specimen

Our values encourage and create an inquisitive, inclusive and creative environment with opportunities to demonstrate innovation and professional expertise.

Museums Victoria is Australia's largest public museum organisation, employing just under 700 staff from varied backgrounds. Career opportunities with us are diverse and exciting. The work environment is dynamic and inclusive and upholds our key values in; Leadership, Respect, Reconciliation, Human Rights, Responsiveness, Integrity, Impartiality and Accountability.

Museums Victoria is strongly committed to the safety and well-being of all children within our venues and through engagement in our outreach programs. We create and maintain a child safe environment. The welfare of children is a top priority and we have zero tolerance for child abuse.

 

Employee benefits

As a MV employee you will also be entitled to a number of benefits:

  • Free entry to Melbourne Museum, Scienceworks and Immigration Museum for staff, family and friends *conditions apply
  • Discounted entry to IMAX
  • Free staff and family previews to some major touring exhibitions
  • 10% discount in all Museums Victoria shops and cafes
  • Discounted parking at Melbourne Museum
  • Access to discounted yearly public transport ticket
  • Flexible working hours/ working arrangements
  • Ability to purchase additional annual leave
  • 14 weeks paid parental leave
  • Learning & Development Programs
  • Study leave
  • Cultural and ceremonial leave
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Salary sacrifice for superannuation

For more information on benefits and conditions of working at Museums Victoria, please take a look at our Staff Partnership Agreement 2016 (PDF, 1MB).

Our culture

Our culture is strong and collaborative. In 2016 Museums Victoria won the When you Work at a museum dance off competition.

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