• Do you have a strong interest in the protection and management of Victoria’s historical archaeological sites and artefacts?
• Are you a qualified and experienced heritage professional with an understanding of the Heritage Act 2017 and best- practice in the field of historical archaeology?
• Location: Melbourne, CBD
The successful applicant will assist in the delivery of Heritage Victoria’s statutory responsibilities under the Heritage Act 2017, with a focus on Part 6 of the Act.
Department: Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning
Work Type: Ongoing – flexible
Job Function: Consulting and Strategy
Work Location: Melbourne – CBD
Closing Date: 18-Mar-2021
Salary Range: $87,640 – $99,438
Job Duration: N/A
The successful applicant will contribute to the development and implementation of best practice management policies and practices, community education and engagement projects, and other programs to achieve the long-term protection, management and promotion of Victoria’s historic cultural heritage.
A tertiary qualification in archaeology or other related discipline is required.
Experience working with statutory heritage issues or projects is required.
An understanding of the philosophical and practical issues related to the management of cultural heritage places, with a focus on historical archaeology and the Victorian Heritage Inventory.
Experience with the investigation of historical archaeological sites including survey, excavation, and post-excavation analysis and reporting.
Experience with the identification, assessment and management of historical archaeological mining sites would be beneficial.
Experience with the application of significance thresholds, and the preparation of Statements of Significance.
This is an ongoing position.
To be considered for this position, your application should include a supporting statement demonstrating that you meet the Key Selection Criteria detailed in the position description, including the Specialist/Technical Expertise/Qualifications and capabilities sections.
For further information please refer to the attached position description.
Applications close at midnight on Thursday, 18 March 2021.
Other relevant information:
Preferred candidates will be required to undertake pre-employment screening, including a Declaration and Consent form and a National Police Check.
Applicants must possess corresponding work rights to be eligible for appointment for the advertised employment period. To be appointed to an ongoing position you must be an Australian Permanent Resident or an Australian/New Zealand citizen.
We are building an inclusive workplace to help realise the potential of our employees, embrace our differences, and apply our diverse thinking to innovation and delivering services to Victorian communities. All jobs can be worked flexibly and we encourage job applications from Aboriginal people, people with disabilities, young people and people from culturally diverse backgrounds.