Australia - Victoria, Melbourne
About the Role
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
Key requirements for the role include:
Appropriate tertiary qualifications in archaeology or similar field
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.
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)
Position Status Full-Time
Requisition/Vacancy No. 250618BR
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.