heritage, archaeology, consultant, road, RMS, NSW

Built Heritage Consultant – Brisbane QLD

Niche Environment and Heritage is a leading multidisciplinary consultancy specialising in ecology and biodiversity, heritage management, environmental management and approvals and environmental offsetting. Established in 2009, Niche has successfully delivered more than 2000 projects to clients across Australia. Our 50+ strong team includes ecologists, botanists, archaeologists and environmental scientists.

Niche is a vibrant, flexible and well organised business that prides itself in caring for and supporting our staff. We have an excellent safety culture and trust our staff to make the right decisions to deliver projects from end to end. Our diverse and cross-discipline capacity provides the opportunity to work on a multitude of interesting projects across eastern Australia. 

The opportunity!

We are seeking a motivated and enthusiastic person with qualifications and experience in built heritage management and conservation to join our QLD heritage team. The successful candidate will ideally have 4-6 years industry experience including the preparation of heritage studies, conservation management plans, heritage impact statements, archival recording and heritage interpretation projects.

Requirements to be successful:
  • Tertiary qualifications in architecture, cultural heritage management, built environment and architectural conservation.
  • Demonstrated understanding of Queensland cultural heritage legislation, particularly the Queensland Heritage Act 1992 and associated policy and guidelines, as well as the Planning Act 2016 and other relevant planning laws relating to heritage management in Queensland.
  • Sound knowledge of the Building Code of Australian and the National Construction Code.
  • Solid experience with CAD (REVIT, ARCHICAD, Vector works or similar).
  • Previous experience in preparing technical reports and documents for heritage studies, conservation management plans, heritage impact statements, archival recording and heritage interpretation projects.  
  • Strong problem solving, analytical and conceptual skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team of professionals.
  • Ability to work outdoors and a willingness to travel to field locations throughout QLD.
  • Strong problem solving, analytical and conceptual skills.
  • Good interpersonal, excellent customer service and communication skills.
  • Driver’s licence.

The following will be looked upon favourably:

  • Current registration as an architect in QLD.
  • Post-graduate qualifications in heritage conservation.
  • Complementary qualifications and/or demonstrable experience in historical research in QLD.
  • Mobile phone, laptop & corporate credit card. 
  • Annual employee retreat. 
  • Mentoring program. 
  • Community fundraising events and a vibrant culture. 
  • Ongoing professional development. 
  • Employee Assistance Program. 
  • An attractive salary and allowances will be offered commensurate with your level of experience
How to apply

If you are interested in this fantastic career opportunity, please read the position description and submit your application including a resume and cover letter addressing the key requirements via the “Apply Now” button by close of business on Thursday 30 July 2020.

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.

Our recruitment process includes behavioural and medical testing. 

You must have the right to work in Australia to be considered for this role.