Mid-level Aboriginal Heritage Consultant

Niche Environment and Heritage
Regional NSW
Full Time
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As a result of securing a significant, long-term pipeline of work we are seeking an experienced Aboriginal Heritage Consultant to join our NSW Aboriginal Cultural Heritage team. We’re flexible with the location of this position so you can choose to work at any of our NSW office locations (Parramatta, Bulli, Port Macquarie or Sydney CBD) or if you prefer, work from home in NSW.

The experience our team needs:

  • 4 to 6 years of consulting experience, working on NSW Aboriginal Cultural Heritage projects.
  • Knowledge, understanding and experience in Aboriginal Cultural Heritage Assessments in NSW, the New South Wales National Parks and Wildlife Regulation 2019 and associated codes and guidelines.
  • Excellent communication skills and strong working relationships with NSW Aboriginal communities
  • Strong problem solving, analytical and conceptual and technical report writing skills.

The qualifications you’ll bring:

  • A relevant Bachelor-level university degree with Honours (minimum), with a concentration in the field of Aboriginal Archaeology
  • Demonstrated professional development by the postgraduate study would be advantageous.

You’ll be prepared to:

  • Have fun while delivering complex and challenging projects.
  • Work both in the office and in the field, travelling to field locations across NSW for periods of time.
  • Collaborate closely with your discipline manager and a highly supportive heritage team.
  • Leverage your own and Niche’s network to bring in work.
  • Take ownership of projects and develop professional relationships.

You’ll also have these key requirements:

  • Excellent communication skills, strong interpersonal and time management skills.
  • Precise attention to detail and ability to produce professional-quality output.
  • Strong analytical, conceptual and assessment skills, together with strong professional experience.
  • A full current NSW driver’s licence.
  • Experience with using tablets, laptops, digital cameras, and Microsoft 0365.
  • NSW White Card (CIC) and First Aid certificate are desirable

Great conditions and salary on offer:

  • Senior support is available to ensure you can grow in your role with us
  • Anniversary awards scheme
  • Generous employee referral program
  • Professional learning and development
  • Paid parental leave
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Mentoring program
  • Annual employee retreat
  • Community fundraising events and a vibrant culture
  • An attractive salary and allowances will be offered in line with your level of experience. 

About us:

Our 85+ strong team includes archaeologists, heritage architects, ecologists, botanists, and environmental engineers who are located in Sydney, Illawarra, Port Macquarie and across regional New South Wales and Queensland.

Niche Environment and Heritage is a leading multidisciplinary consultancy specialising in cultural heritage management, ecology and biodiversity, environmental management and approvals, and environmental offsetting.

Established in 2009, Niche has successfully delivered more than 3000+ projects to clients across Australia. Niche has an excellent safety culture, and our cross-discipline capacity provides the opportunity to work on a multitude of interesting projects across eastern Australia.

How to apply:

If you are interested in this fantastic career opportunity, submit your application including a resume and cover letter addressing the key requirements via the apply button below.

Our recruitment process includes behavioural and medical testing.

COVID-19 vaccinations and the workplace

Niche is committed to the well-being of its staff, contractors and clients. In order to provide a safe workplace for all, Niche has in place, a policy requiring all employees to be fully vaccinated with an approved COVID-19 vaccine to access our offices and attend other Niche worksites (subject to any medical exemption). Evidence of vaccination will only be required during the onboarding process.

All applications will be treated with the strictest of confidence. Niche is an Equal Opportunity Employer, where diversity is embraced, and we encourage qualified candidates of all differences to apply. You must have the right to work in Australia to be considered for this role.

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