Maritime Archaeologist

Heritage Officer (Maritime Archaeologist)
Heritage Victoria has responsibility for administration of the Heritage Act 1995, which enables the identification and protection of a wide range of cultural heritage places and objects in Victoria, including shipwreck and maritime heritage. It advises private owners, local and State government, industry and the general community on heritage matters. Heritage Victoria’s aim is to make heritage identification, protection and management accessible and easily understood. Heritage Victoria employs a multi-disciplinary team of dedicated heritage professionals. Heritage Victoria supports the Heritage Council of Victoria, an independent statutory authority, and administers the Heritage Act 1995 and the Commonwealth Historic Shipwrecks Act 1976 (under delegation).

Position Details

Heritage Officer (Maritime Archaeologist) – VPS Grade 3

· $57,764 – $70,137 plus superannuation
· Full Time / Fixed Term: until 30 June 2016

As the Heritage Officer (Maritime Archaeologist), you will contribute to the work of a specialist team delivering Heritage Victoria’s statutory functions and programs. You will also provide advice on the conservation (assessments, consents, permits and other) of historic shipwrecks and heritage sites, places and objects. You will provide the technical recommendations required to deliver statutory functions and programs.

Do you have a recognised tertiary qualification in Maritime Archaeology? Do you have a well developed knowledge and understanding of Australian history and archaeological theory, research and assessment practices and cultural resource management and protection principles and issues? If so, this may be the role for you…

Candidates can apply by submitting a curriculum vitae and a covering letter addressing the key selection criteria, by clicking the ‘Apply Now’ button below.
Refer to position number 500984

Closing date for applications is Wednesday 19 February 2014

Department:     Department of Transport, Planning and Local Infrastructure
Work Type:     Fixed term – full time
Job Function:     Other
Classification:     VPSG3
Work Location:     Melbourne – CBD
Reference:     VG/DTPLI/PLAN/500984
Closing Date:     19-Feb-2014
Salary Range:     $57,764 – $70,137
Job Duration:     until 30/6/2016