Topic ID #38679 - posted 9/6/2017 2:43 AM

Cultural Heritage Advisor - Brisbane

Jennifer Palmer

Cultural Heritage Advisor
Rio Tinto
Job Description
Cultural Heritage Advisor
A great opportunity for an enthusiastic and motivated individual seeking their next challenge
Collaborative and supportive team

Exposure to the QLD context of cultural heritage on a fixed term 18 month contract - Brisbane
Rio Tinto is a leading global mining and metals group that focuses on finding, mining, processing and marketing the earth's mineral resources. We have been in business for more than 140 years and remain focused on the long term. We're committed to sustainable and innovative ways to do business, deliver results and build a great work environment. It's how we grow - it's how you grow.
We are a diverse team of talented, enthusiastic individuals who foster a culture of inclusion. No matter how they may differ, our people share one thing in common. It’s a belief that work is more rewarding when we are accepted and valued for our differences, not judged by them. We all have something to contribute, and it’s this contribution that makes for a great organisation and fulfilling career.
The Opportunity
We are looking for an Cultural Heritage Advisor to work independently within a small team contributing information and providing support to the Heritage team function.
Rio Tinto Coal Australia is one of Australia's leading mining organisations with a highly successful record in developing and managing world-class coal operations. It produces both thermal and coking coal from our four operations in the Hunter Valley and Bowen Basin.
What the role entails
This role is a great opportunity to work within an interdisciplinary team and gain experience in Aboriginal relations, native title and communities and social performance functions. Working Monday to Friday and reporting to the Specialist Cultural Heritage, you will be:
Building effective relationships and rapport with Aboriginal Communities, representative bodies, consultants, internal and external stakeholders.
On site supervision, safety risk management, RTCA Cultural Heritage Management System (CHMS) compliance, GDP assessments/approvals and GIS data management.
Engaging with traditional owner groups on Cultural Heritage Management (CHM) program activities.
Planning, scheduling and coordinating CHM fieldwork and stakeholder consultation meetings.
Implementing the RTCA heritage programs, including coordination of heritage surveys and government approvals, and assisting with the communication of the Government heritage approvals process
What you will need for this role
To succeed in this role, you will have:
Degree in archaeology/anthropology/heritage management/history
Two years experience in CHM within mining or other development sector (e.g. infrastructure)
Must be a great communicator who can quickly develop positive and robust relationships with stakeholders
Strong problem-solving and analytical skills coupled with an ability to think on your feet and make quick rational decisions
Experience in engagement with traditional owners, senior leaders, community, government departments.
It will also be beneficial if you have:
Working knowledge of a relevant GIS applications (preferably ESRI ArcGIS or Mapinfo)

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