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Cultural Heritage Specialist


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Job Summary

AECOM’s multidisciplinary team of dedicated heritage specialists has an exciting opportunity for an experienced Archaeologist / Cultural Heritage Professional to join the team in Brisbane. This role will see you join a team of heritage specialists with experience in both Aboriginal and historical heritage. We offer clients expertise in heritage management, impact assessments, excavation/salvage and community consultation.

Reporting to the Cultural Heritage Team Lead, you will utilise your well-developed technical expertise to carry out cultural heritage assessments for a range of clients and stakeholders. You will undertake desktop assessments and complete field surveys to identify, document and assess heritage values under State and Commonwealth legislation. You will produce high quality reporting tailored to our client’s needs and expectations. You will have a client-focused approach, with a passion for fostering positive relationships with clients and communities, and for delivering above-expected outcomes.

This role will give you the opportunity to work in a professional team of specialists who are focused on delivering high quality work for diverse heritage projects around Australia in the Defence, renewables, infrastructure and other sectors. You will be encouraged to grow and develop your career with our business.

Minimum Requirements

  • 3-10 years’ experience in cultural heritage, heritage architecture, Aboriginal heritage, or historical archaeology

  • Solid understanding of requirements for completing heritage reports, including due diligence/desktop assessments, survey and significance assessments, impact assessments, heritage management plans and conservation management plans

  • Experience with Queensland heritage and its legislative framework will be highly regarded, as will experience with Commonwealth clients and legislation

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Project Management experience – highly regarded

  • Familiarity with GIS platforms and spatial analysis – highly regarded.

This role will require the ability and willingness to travel as required, including working remotely in the field, often in rural Queensland.

Preferred Qualifications

  • A minimum of an Honours-level degree in cultural heritage management, archaeology, anthropology or allied discipline

  • Current manual C-Class Drivers Licence – Essential

What We Offer

We will give you the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.

You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients.

We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business.

We offer competitive pay and benefits, well-being programs to support you and your family, and the development resources you need to advance your career.

When you join us, you will connect and collaborate with a global network of experts – planners, designers, engineers, scientists, consultants, program and construction managers – leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future. Join us and let’s get started.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Engineering - Environmental

Business Line Environment

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country Australia

Position Status Full Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 265052BR

Virtual: No

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

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Job details
Date posted
1 Jun 2022
Management Consultant
Work type
Full time
Job mode
Standard/Business Hours
Environmental services

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