Topic ID #37538 - posted 10/24/2016 2:24 AM

Heritage Advisor/Archaeologist - Australia

Jennifer Palmer

Heritage Advisor / Archaeologist
Ecology and Heritage Partners Pty Ltd is an established consultancy with a highly experienced ecological and cultural heritage team.  The Company specialises in ecological and cultural heritage based projects throughout Australia for a range of Government agencies and corporate clients.  We currently have offices in Melbourne, Geelong, Brisbane, Adelaide, Canberra and Sydney.
We are seeking to appoint a motivated and enthusiastic individual who wishes to take that next step in their career as a Heritage Advisor (Archaeologist).  The position provides excellent prospects in a growing business for the right person and is based in our Melbourne office primarily as part of our Victorian operations.
Tertiary qualifications, preferably an Honours degree in Archaeology or Anthropology (or Arts or Science) with an emphasis on Australian Aboriginal archaeology.
Preferably a minimum 3 years practical experience in cultural heritage consulting and project management.  Please note that opportunities are available for more experienced applicants.
Current Drivers License (manual) and capacity to work outdoors essential.
You should be prepared to work flexible hours, including during field surveys, and be willing to travel to field locations throughout Australia, although mainly in Victoria.  Field opportunities are also available in Queensland, NSW, ACT and South Australia.
Other non-technical skills required include a passion for heritage, excellent communication and project management skills, high level of computer literacy, and ability to work autonomously as well as part of a specialist team.
The following are required:
Knowledge of and how to apply cultural heritage legislation such as the Aboriginal Heritage Act 2006 and Heritage Act 1995 and local Government policy in the context of planning and development impacts;
Demonstrated ability to contribute to the preparation of cultural heritage reports such as Cultural Heritage Management Plans (CHMPs), Historical assessments of places, archaeological salvage reports, and due diligence advice to clients.
Ability to manage complex projects, being a strategic thinker, and demonstrated high level of professionalism.
You will also have good time management capability, excellent communication skills and the ability to meet internal and client deadlines.
You will be willing to share your knowledge and learn from others, as well as assist in developing other team members, enjoy being part of our team, and be passionate about making a positive contribution toward heritage management in Australia. 
Membership of the Australian Association of Consulting Archaeologists Inc (AACAI) will be required to be applied for as part of the role.
A competitive remuneration package will be offered to the successful applicant, based on qualifications, skills and experience.
Previous applicants for advertised positions at Ecology and Heritage Partners Pty Ltd are welcome to apply.

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