Maritime Heritage Officer, South Australia, closes 27 Feb

MARITIME HERITAGE OFFICER – PO1        (CONTRACT APPOINTMENT UP TO 28/02/2014)         ($46566.00/59871.00) Vacancy No. C945/2009     
Duties: Are you an archaeologist with an interest in being part of a vibrant, energetic team to manage historic shipwreck and other archaeological sites in South Australia? The Maritime Heritage Officer, Maritime Heritage Team will play a key role in: Archaeological site management work including archaeological diving and site documentation; Contributing to: Historical research and documentation of maritime sites and places; Reviewing and evaluating procedures and methodologies related to professional practice in relation to archaeological heritage in South Australia; Preparation of operational plans for regional maritime surveys and field work and compilation of scientific and other reports.

Essential Minimum Qualifications: A degree in Archaeology with a Maritime major is essential, however a post graduate qualification in Maritime Archaeology, Cultural Heritage Management and/or Conservation is considered highly desirable. Current diving certification and occupational diving medical certification.

Special Conditions: Please refer to Job and Person Specification.

Location: Adelaide CBD (Nutley)

Award: Public Sector Salaried Employees Interim Award

Eligibility: Non-Public Sector Employees May Apply

Department: Environment and Heritage

Further Information:

Enquiries to: Shoana McManus, Art of Staff, telephone 8267 1880, email

Applications to: Recruitment and Selection Team, HR Services, Department for Environment and Heritage, GPO Box 1047, Adelaide, 5001, telephone 8204 1898 , email

Note: Applicants should include a statement of how they meet the essential requirements listed in the Job and Person Specification, include your Curriculum Vitae and the names and contact details of 3 referees in your application. Please post an original and 4 copies of your application or send via email. The Job and Person Specification is available via the download link below. Please quote vacancy number C945/2009 and state where you saw the vacancy advertised when applying. NO FOLDERS PLEASE.

Employment Act: PSM Act

Closing Date: 27 Feb 2009

Other Documents:                 
        Application guidelines
        Declaration form       
        Job and Person specification   

David Nutley
Principal Maritime Heritage Officer
Heritage Branch
Department for Environment and Heritage
GPO Box 1047
Adelaide, SA, 5001, Australia
Ph: +61 8 812 44944
Fax: +61 8 8 812 44980
Mbl: 0458 532 407


One year professional work placements in Marine Geophysical Survey and Coastal and Marine Archaeological Investigations

One year professional work placements in Marine Geophysical Survey and Coastal and Marine Archaeological Investigation hosted by Wessex Archaeology, closing date 27 February 2009, interviews in March.

Institute for Archaeologists link

British Archaeological Jobs & Resources link

1 February 2009

1) Program Director, The Center for Wooden Boats, closes February 18

2) The Alan Pearsall Fellowship in Naval and Maritime History
The Alan Pearsall Bequest and the Institute of Historical Research will offer a one-year postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Naval and Maritime History, tenable at the Institute. The Fellowship stipend will be £22,000 for a full academic year. It will be payable in four quarterly instalments through the Institute. The closing date for applications is 15 April 2009.

Alan Pearsall Fellowship application form and regulations

3) Executive Director
The Antique Boat Museum, the largest freshwater nautical Museum in the world, requires a full-time Executive Director by the fall of 2009 to replace our retiring Director. The new Executive Director will oversee a dynamic institution with an attainable five year strategic plan, a talented and committed staff of 40 full-time and part-time employees, an operating budget of approximately $1.6 million, a 4.5 acre river campus with five new exhibit buildings and an extraordinary collection of over 270 antique boats. The successful candidate must have exceptional interpersonal and communication skills and must have demonstrated success in raising funds, building partnerships, and financial management. Interviews will be scheduled for April and May, the appointment will be made by mid-June, with the expectation that the new Director will start by the fall of 2009 to allow for a three month transition.  More information about the Museum is available at Salary is dependent on qualifications and career accomplishments. Candidates should include a cover letter and resume, these may be submitted by mail or email to Executive Director Search, Antique Boat Museum, 750 Mary Street, Clayton, NY 13624, or Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

4) National Historic Ships Policy and Project Manager, National Maritime Museum, closes 16 February.

5) Updated link: 2009 Maritime Archaeology Field School, St. Augustine Lighthouse Archaeological Maritime Program

24 January 2009

1) Classical Marine Archaeologist: BUCKNELL UNIVERSITY – LEWISBURG, PA

The Department of Classics invites applications for an entry level (no more than four years of full time teaching experience post Ph.D.) one-year temporary position at the rank of visiting assistant professor beginning August 2009. The department seeks a classical archaeologist to teach courses in material culture and classical civilization. Possible offerings include: the Archaeology of Egypt, Ancient Technology, the Age of Alexander, Classical Myth, Ancient Cities, and courses in the applicant’s area of expertise. Teaching experience and a completed Ph.D. is preferred, but ABD considered. To apply, please submit cover letter, CV, and three letters of recommendation to by March 15, 2009. Other documentation will be requested as needed. Queries may be directed to Janet Jones, Search Committee Chair, Department of Classics, Bucknell University, Lewisburg, PA 17837 ( / 570-577-1624). Bucknell University values a diverse college community and is committed to excellence through diversity in its faculty, staff, and students.
closes march 15

2) Business Administrator, Institute of Nautical Archaeology, ncd

3) Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum Internships: Close 27 February

Special Events Intern, Graphic Design Intern, Folklife Intern, and Education Intern

4) Director, Reedville Fishermen’s Museum

Underwater Archaeology in Northern European Rivers and Lakes


under the motto

Underwater Archaeology in Northern European Rivers and Lakes”

Our call for papers sent in June 2008 has met great response from all over Europe. 28 papers from 9 different countries will be held on 20 – 22 February 2009 at the Christian-Albrecht-University of Kiel. The event is organised in collaboration between the DEGUWA (German Society for the Promotion of Underwater Archaeology), the local department of prehistoric archaeology and its affiliated study group AMLA (Study Group for Maritime and Limnic Archaeology) and – last not least – the National German Maritime Museum. The cultural programme – encompassing guided tours, dive trails and other excursions – commences already on Tuesday, the 17th February.

Please visit our website for further information:

The conference programme could be downloaded directly as PDF at: (English version) (German version)

Please note that the online-registration closes already on 31st January 2009. Subsequent registrations could be only made at the conference office.

We hope to meet you in Kiel!

Daniel Zwick