Thank you for your interest in a position with Sydney Living Museums.

Sydney Living Museums is a leader in the conservation and management of historic places in Australia and has won many awards for its work. As well as opening our museums, houses and gardens to the public we produce exhibitions, events, education and public programs and manage a number of extensive collections including the Caroline Simpson Library & Research Collection. Our properties are also available for venue, filming and photography hire while we have a number shops based at most of our properties.

To achieve its goals and aims, Sydney Living Museums is committed to attracting, developing and retaining highly qualified employees. Employment at Sydney Living Museums provides employees the opportunity to develop their appreciation of Australia’s diverse histories and cultural heritage while contributing their knowledge and talents towards achieving our goals and vision. Positions within Sydney Living Museums are varied, challenging and very rewarding.

Our organisation is divided into four main groups (Creative Services, Operation Services, Heritage & Portfolios and Commercial & Marketing Services) each offering a range of positions in areas such as visitor and customer services, gardening, interpretation, conservation, marketing, finance, education, exhibitions and many more.

Please note:

  • Sydney Living Museums is an equal opportunity employer and applies merit selection based selection techniques to all recruitments

  • We do not accept unsolicited resumes

  • All applications must be submitted through the JobsNSW website.

As positions become available they will be listed below:


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Our volunteers are the heart, soul and backbone of Sydney Living Museums – without their support, energy and enthusiasm, we could not do the work we do.



We offer a range of project-based internships that allow students to gain direct experience working in areas such as exhibition development, heritage interpretation, collection cataloguing, research, marketing and event coordination. SLM internships are unpaid and are available to students undertaking relevant courses at Australian universities.

Year 10 Work Experience

The Sydney Living Museums (Historic Houses Trust of NSW) work experience program for Year 10 students is designed to provide students with an understanding of what it is like to work in a museum environment and as part of a team.

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