Heritage Consultants: Two great opportunities!

We are seeking two motivated and enthusiastic Heritage Consultants to join our NSW historical heritage team based in our Parramatta offices…
1 – Heritage Consultant: Archaeology
2 – Heritage Consultant: Built Heritage

Heritage Consultant: Archaeology
  • 3-4 years’ consulting experience working on built heritage projects, particularly within NSW.
  • Tertiary qualifications in Architecture, heritage conservation, planning or a related discipline with a specific focus on heritage, building conservation and/or adaptive reuse preferred.
  • Excellent knowledge, understanding and experience with relevant NSW heritage legislation, particularly the Heritage Act 1977, its regulations, and associated statutory guidelines and codes of practice.
  • Experienced in the production of pre-approval technical reports including histories, significance assessments and impact assessments and the preparation of post-excavation reports.
  • The passion and dedication to become an excavation director and/or have relevant experience in accordance with the Heritage Council of NSW.
Heritage Consultant: Built Heritage
  • 5-6 years’ consulting experience working on historical heritage projects, particularly within NSW.
  • Tertiary qualifications in Architecture, heritage conservation, planning or a related discipline with a specific focus on heritage, building conservation and/or adaptive reuse preferred.
  • Solid understanding of the principles underpinning and relating to built heritage, including buildings, remnants of built fabric (large and small), conservation areas, precincts and constructed landscapes or elements within these.
  • Experienced in providing specialist advice on built heritage, architecture and the conservation of heritage places Assessments involving considerations of legislative compliance, auditing, conservation and archival recording projects.
  • Sound knowledge of the Building Code of Australia, the National Construction Code, the Heritage Act 1977 and the International Council of Monuments and Sites Burra Charter (2013).
  • Preparation of various types of heritage assessments for the NSW heritage team, particularly, but not limited to Statement of Heritage Impacts and Conservation Management Plans for projects associated with the built environment.
To step into either of these roles, you will also meet these key requirements:
  • Strong analytical, conceptual and assessment skills, together with strong professional experience.
  • Solid communication skills, interpersonal and time management skills.
  • Precise attention to detail and ability to produce professional quality deliverables on time and on budget.
  • Ability to work outdoors and a willingness to travel to field locations throughout Australia for periods of time. 
  • A full current NSW driver’s licence. 
About us

Niche Environment and Heritage is a leading multidisciplinary consultancy specialising in heritage management, ecology and biodiversity, 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 archaeologists, heritage architects, ecologists, botanists and environmental engineers.

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. 

Benefits
  • Ongoing professional development
  • Mobile phone, laptop and corporate credit card supplied
  • Mentoring program
  • Annual employee retreat
  • Community fundraising events and a vibrant culture
  • An attractive salary and allowances will be offered commensurate with your level of experience.
How to apply

A detailed position description for each role is available to download below. If you are interested in one of these fantastic career opportunities, please submit your application including a resume and cover letter addressing the key requirements via the Apply Now button by close of business on Monday 9 March 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.

You must have the right to work in Australia to be considered for these roles.