Heritage project officer
Role and key duties
Heritage project officers are responsible for implementing Aboriginal cultual heritage management programs and policies in partnership with local and regional stakeholders.
Duties may include: administering the legislation that protects Aboriginal cultural heritage; maintaining a Register of Aboriginal places and objects; working collaboratively with registered Aboriginal parties; processing Cultural Heritage Permits; and evaluating Cultural Heritage Management Plans.
Minimum qualification required
A tertiary qualification in archaeology, anthropology or cultural heritage management.
Sound knowledge of Aboriginal cultural heritage management issues relevant to south-eastern Australia, including legislative and policy directions, Aboriginal community aspirations, current challenges and opportunities and a demonstrated ability to communicate sensitively and effectively with Aboriginal people.