Archaeologist / Heritage Consultant


Eco Logical Australia Pty Ltd


Mudgee, Armidale, or Newcastle, Regional NSW

Are you seeking a company that:

  • Tailors your role in the company to your unique personal strengths, whether that’s in business development, project management, leadership or technical expertise?
  • Provides career progression in areas you love to work in?
  • Values and rewards its employees?
  • Provides flexible work options and a fun and supportive workplace?

Then check us out!

With the continued success of our heritage team, we are looking for an enthusiastic Heritage Consultant to join our talented team in Regional NSW (in either our Mudgee, Armidale, or Newcastle offices). 

ECO LOGICAL AUSTRALIA PTY LTD, a Tetra Tech Company, is one of Australia’s leading environmental consultancies, with over 200 professionals employed across the country. With our exciting growth and development, we continue to make a significant contribution to improving environmental outcomes in Australia by delivering high quality consulting services that combine a landscape approach with sound scientific principles, strategic thinking, effective communication and integrity.

About the role:

The position offers an excellent opportunity to be part of one of the best multidisciplinary consultancies and develop technical and professional skills in a supportive team environment. The role will involve working as part of a team in the preparation of archaeological and heritage assessments, undertaking field survey, archaeological excavation, research, report writing and project management.  We will provide you with opportunities to further broaden your expertise while being supported by our team of approachable experts.

About you:

We welcome applications from archaeologists and heritage professionals with experience in Aboriginal archaeology and heritage.

We think you will love this role if you’re the type of person who:

  • Is passionate about Aboriginal archaeology and heritage
  • Has a curious mind
  • Loves a challenge
  • Has excellent writing and reporting skills
  • Has a keen eye for detail
  • Is a strong communicator and advocate of science.

To be successful you will also have:

  • An honours degree or higher in Archaeology involving studies in Australian archaeology (preferably from an Australian university)
  • Practical, working knowledge and understanding of the Heritage Act 1977 and the National Parks and Wildlife Act 1974.  
  • Experience in managing archaeological survey, field assessment and excavation
  • Previous consulting experience (3+ years as a guide)
  • Experience in the preparation of archaeological assessment reports and heritage assessment reports
  • Demonstrated experience in working with Aboriginal people including community consultation
  • Sound communication skills and demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with others both internally and externally
  • Sound writing and time management skills
  • Experience in project and budget management and the preparation of fee proposals
  • Willingness to travel and work in remote locations for field projects when required
  • Comfortable working in all weather conditions, and sometimes in remote areas
  • A baseline level of physical fitness and agility that will enable your participation in field work in a variety of climates and terrains
  • A current driver’s licence.

And it would be great if you also had:

  • Exposure to GIS applications and/or a demonstrated understanding of spatial data analysis and applications.

What we will offer you:

A competitive remuneration package in addition to a range of other benefits including: study assistance, professional development supported by training budgets, industry association memberships, birthday leave, opportunity to salary sacrifice into superannuation or purchase additional annual leave, paid parental leave and health and wellbeing initiatives.

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