Associate Consultant Aboriginal Cultural Heritage


Niche Environment and Heritage


NSW - flexible location

The role:

  • We are seeking an experienced and talented Senior Associate or Associate Consultant to join our NSW Aboriginal Cultural Heritage team.
  • Location is open to any Niche NSW office location or working from home in NSW.

The experience our team needs:

  • 8 to 12 years consulting experience, working on NSW Aboriginal Cultural Heritage projects.
  • Knowledge of and practical application and experience in Aboriginal Cultural Heritage Assessments in NSW.
  • In-depth understanding of NSW heritage legislation and associated codes and guidelines.
  • You will have significant experience in undertaking ethical Aboriginal community consultation and assessing Aboriginal cultural heritage in NSW.

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 post graduate study would be advantageous.

You'll be prepared to:

  • Collaborate closely with the heritage discipline manager to support the Aboriginal Cultural Heritage team. Have fun while winning and managing complex, large, medium and small projects.
  • Develop client relationships and build new relationships, leveraging your own and Niche's network to bring in work.
  • Travel where the work is, including working outdoors, traveling to field locations as required.
  • Mentor and support others to develop professionally.

What you'll get in return

  • In return you will get the opportunity to lead the winning of new and interesting projects, and work on complex, challenging and exciting projects across NSW, whilst being supported by a professional and welcoming team.
  • You will be given a lot of autonomy and exposure to projects from the beginning.

Great conditions and salary on offer:

  • Highly competitive salary which is negotiable for the right candidate.
  • Flexible work arrangements which can be discussed to suit your needs.
  • Professional learning & development/memberships to appropriate bodies for the role.
  • Novated vehicle leasing scheme.
  • Anniversary awards scheme.
  • Paid parental leave.
  • Generous employee referral program.
  • Employee Assistance Program.
  • Mentoring program.
  • Annual employee retreat.
  • Community fundraising events and a vibrant supportive culture.

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.


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