Maritime Archaeologist

Job Description:  Maritime Archaeologist OEH 341-14 – 00003610
Office of Environment and Heritage
Location: Parramatta
Job Grade/Classification: Ongoing Full-Time
Employment Status: Ongoing Full-Time
Vacancy Ref: OEH 341-14

The primary objective of the position holder is to be a part of the Heritage Division Maritime Archaeology Team and to assist in the implementation of NSW Government Maritime Archaeology Program, the Office of Environment & Heritage Corporate Plan, and the NSW component of the National Historic Shipwreck Program activities.

Job Notes: Applicants must address the selection criteria and apply online at Please do not submit copies of qualifications online. If you are invited to attend an interview you will be required to produce relevant documentation then. Electronic applications must be MS Office 2003 compatible. Late applications will not be accepted.
Applicants must have permanent Australian Residency to apply for this position.

New employment legislation now applies to the NSW public sector from 24 February 2014. All current and new employees will be employed at a classification level and assigned to a role rather than appointed to a position. Employees may be re-assigned to other roles at the same classification over time, in line with organisation priorities and/or personal development plans.
Information Packages Contact: Mairead McVitty (02) 9873 8528 or by using the following links:

Information Package
Applicants Guide

Applications Close: Sunday, 26 October 2014

Sydney Region-Sydney – Greater West

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Total Remuneration Package: $109,410 p.a. Package includes salary $64,677 p.a – $98,701 p.a., employer’s contribution to superannuation and annual leave loading.

Contact Mairead McVitty – (02) 9873 8528

Closing Date
26-Oct-2014, 11:59:00 PM

Job Category

Office of Environment and Heritage

Please refer to the position description.

Selection Criteria
1.    Tertiary Degree in Archaeology, Maritime Archaeology or a relevant university discipline
2.    Demonstrated knowledge of, and experience in, the assessment of maritime heritage items and an understanding of the relevant legislative framework.
3.    Sound knowledge and interest in the needs, issues and problems relating to underwater heritage conservation and familiarity with current best practices, guidelines and policies in cultural heritage conservation.
4.    Proven ability to be able to work in a team environment.
5.    Experience in project management, including balancing priorities and meeting deadlines
6.    Proven communication, interpersonal and presentation skills.
7.    Current driver’s licence.
8.    Commercial Occupational Diving qualification (AS2299or equivalent) is required.

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