Country, Culture, People, Future

Heritage Officer – 6 Month Fixed Term

Heritage Officer – 6 Month Fixed Term

Application Closing Date: January 20, 2017

Yamatji Marlpa Aboriginal Corporation (YMAC) is the Native Title Representative Body for Pilbara, Murchison and Gascoyne regions of Western Australia and provides a range of professional services to the Traditional Owners of these regions. YMAC represents 24 different groups, all with their own culture, language, and traditions. YMAC’s representative area covers over 1 million square kilometres. YMAC provides anthropological and archaeological research and heritage service provision on behalf of claimants for the purposes of Native Title and heritage protection and undertakes one of the largest heritage survey programs in Australia.

YMAC is currently seeking applicants for a Heritage Officer based in our Perth Office.

The primary aim of this position is to plan and undertake heritage surveys to protect our client’s heritage, and to liaise regularly with and seek instructions from native title groups on the conduct of such surveys.

The ideal candidate will have:

Additional you will have:

Good organisational and time management skills with proven capacity to work autonomously, determine priorities and deal with competing demands within limited time frames is a strong requirement of this position. The ability to exercise sound judgement, initiative and innovative approach to problem solving. Additionally, you will have excellent verbal and written communications skills, with the ability to work directly with Indigenous people in a cultural appropriate manner.

You will also have sound judgement and analytical skills, personal drive and integrity with the ability to manage multiple tasks

A current manual driver’s licence is essential and 4WD certificate is desirable.

The successful candidates will be rewarded with an excellent remuneration package commensurate with experience and qualifications, plus salary sacrifice options. This is a fantastic opportunity to join an innovative and supportive team that is dedicated to protecting the rights of Traditional Owners and their country.

Heritage Officer – 2017

 

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