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AECOM Senior Heritage Consultant in Melbourne, Australia

Job Summary

AECOM currently has an opportunity for an Archaeologist specialising in Aboriginal & European heritage to join our Melbourne Impact Assessment and Permitting Team. Our team is currently delivering environment and heritage approvals for some of Victoria’s most significant projects, all of which require specialist heritage advice and direction.

AECOM has a multidisciplinary team of dedicated heritage specialists located across Australia with experience in both Aboriginal and historical archaeology. Our team of heritage specialists offer clients expertise in heritage assessments, impact assessments and permitting, excavation and community consultation.

We are seeking a motivated senior professional with a strong client focus, excellent communication skills and the ability to deliver technical excellence to join our Melbourne Practice. Key responsibilities would include:

In this role, you would:

  • Undertake/lead cultural heritage survey and assessments, primarily in Victoria and on an as-needed basis in other States and Territories;

  • Project manage multiple projects to budget and ensure the high-quality technical advice on project deliverables;

  • Undertake Aboriginal and historic heritage stakeholder consultation;

  • Scope/cost projects and work with multi-disciplinary teams to develop strategic approaches to deliver best project outcomes;

  • Provide specialist technical advice on heritage management to clients

  • Liaise with and develop positive relationships with clients and other stakeholders

Minimum Requirements

Key requirements for the role include:

  • Minimum 10 years’ experience in aboriginal and/or historical archaeology

  • Demonstrated experience obtaining permits under relevant heritage legislation

  • Excellent writing and communication skills

  • Demonstrated time management and organisation skills

  • Current drivers licence

The successful candidate will have an opportunity to work in a professional team of environment and heritage specialists who are focused on delivering high quality work and on continual engagement with the wider archaeological community. With AECOM’s broad range of industry specialists, you will be exposed to a diverse range of project types around the country and across a number of industries. AECOM provides opportunities for career development and wholly supports employee growth.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Appropriate tertiary qualifications in archaeology or similar field.

Benefits at AECOM

AECOM is a place where you can maximize your innovative thinking and collaborate with a diverse range of highly intelligent and talented people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, transformational, and iconic projects.

We're an Equal Opportunity Employer and we've committed to creating a culture that embraces flexibility for all team members. We provide a diverse and inclusive work environment and offer many benefits to ensure your professional development & wellbeing.

  • Flexible start and finish times, working from home, part-time and job share options

  • Working from Home Tool Kits + Mobile Phone

  • State of the art, modern and contemporary offices

  • Paid Parental and Partner Leave

  • Purchased additional annual leave + salary packaging

  • Corporate Employee discounts from up to 400 retailers

  • Wellbeing benefits e.g., vaccinations, health insurance discounts

  • Employee stock purchase plans

  • Professional memberships

  • Professional and technical development opportunities.

What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is pioneering the future. Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions inclusion, diversity and overall employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only delivering a better world, but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. 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. 250618BR

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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