NOC 5212 – Technical occupations related to museums


  • 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
  • cataloguer, museum objects
  • 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
  • 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 site technician
  • historical village supervisor
  • historical village technician
  • history museum interpreter
  • insectarium interpreter
  • interpreter, historic site
  • interpreter, museum
  • interpretive guide – museum
  • model maker-preparator
  • museology technician
  • museum cataloguer
  • museum exhibit officer
  • museum extension officer
  • museum objects cataloguer
  • museum objects preparator
  • museum preparator
  • museum registrar
  • museum technician
  • museum technician – earth’s history and paleontology
  • natural habitat interpreter
  • nature 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
  • registrar, museum
  • restoration technician – museum
  • road transport equipment restoration technician – museum
  • taxidermist
  • taxidermy technician
  • technical officer – museum
  • technician, conservation – museums and art galleries
  • technician, museum
  • technician, restoration – museum
  • wilderness interpreter

Job Duties

The following is a summary of main duties for some occupations in this unit group:

  • Conservation and restoration technicians assist in the restoration and conservation of artifacts under the direction of a conservator.
  • Curatorial assistants assist in the research, handling and storage of artifacts.
  • Museum interpreters conduct tours of museums, gallery exhibitions and historical, heritage and other sites, answer inquiries and provide information concerning exhibits or sites.
  • Museum extension officers assist with the planning and development of travelling exhibitions and special events.
  • Museology technicians protect and care for cultural artifacts and collections during exhibitions, while in transit and in storage.
  • Museum registrars and cataloguers classify and assign registration numbers to artifacts and supervise inventory control.
  • Preparators construct displays and dioramas, build models, install artifacts in displays and prepare artifacts for storage and shipping.
  • Picture framers fabricate custom frames, measure and cut mats, mat enhancements and glass, and mount paintings, photographs and other art work.
  • Taxidermists prepare, stuff and mount skins of animals for preservation, scientific or display purposes.

Technical museum and gallery workers may specialize in a specific type of collection.

Employment Requirements

  • Registrars, cataloguers and interpreters may require a university degree in a field related to museum and gallery work.
  • For other occupations in this unit group, completion of a college program in museum technology or conservation technology or Completion of other technical or on-the-job training programs related to the work are required.

Additional Information

  • Museum interpreters may require specific scientific or academic credentials for employment by some museums, nature centres or other sites.


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