Archaeologist

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Nyangumarta Warrarn Aboriginal Corporation (NWAC)
Australia

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Archaeologist

Job ID: 7258
Job Views: 30
Location: Broome
Post Code: 6725
Category: Community Services
Employment Type: Full-time
Posted: 31/01/2024

Description:

The key function of the role will be to conduct and deliver a wide range of Aboriginal Heritage Surveys (primarily Site Avoidance) across several renewable, mining, and exploration projects based on Nyangumarta Country with a priority focus on the bp AREH project. Additionally, this position will provide Cultural Heritage management support to NWAC and the Nyangumarta Ranger Team throughout the Nyangumarta Native Title Determined Area and Indigenous Protected Area (IPA).

Position Responsibilities

Core Duties

  • Manage and undertake Aboriginal Heritage Surveys including Reporting, Mapping, and GIS Data Management within the Nyangumarta Native Title Determination Area primarily for the bp Australian Renewable Energy Hub project, and as required for mining and exploration projects, in the interest of protecting Nyangumarta Cultural Heritage Values.
  • Be involved in providing support and advice to the Nyangumarta Ranger Team regarding the management of Cultural Heritage Values present within the Nyangumarta Indigenous Protected Area (IPA).
  • Assist the Director of Research (DoR) and participate in an extensive rock art recording project on Nyangumarta Country in collaboration with the University of Western Australia.
  • Assist the NWAC EO in the promotion of the activities of NWAC to achieve organisational objectives.
  • Advocate in the best interest of Nyangumarta People and Country and NWAC.
    • Contribute to the development and implementation of industry best practice policies, methodologies, and work processes from the ground up, to ensure the best possible outcomes for Nyangumarta People and Country.
    • Effectively and regularly communicate with NWAC EO and YMAC heritage support staff on all matters relating to your engagement with the AREH project and other projects as directed by the GM.
    • Provision of accurate & timely reports to the EO on activities, issues, and achievements.
    • Adhere to organisational policies, procedures, and code of conduct. Office & Administration

     

    Corporate

    1. Physical Resources 
    • Take care of and responsibility for any physical resources during employment with NWAC including IT, vehicles, equipment, and related items.
    1. Information 
    • Ensure confidentiality, respect and professionalism is maintained in all business dealings during employment at NWAC.
    • Ensure all relevant business unit information is maintained as directed.

    Systems & Continuous Improvement Accountabilities

    • Comply with relevant statutory and NWAC corporate systems, policies and procedures.
    • Strive for continuous improvement by identifying and implementing better ways to complete tasks.
    • Show a proactive approach to problem solving and continuous organisational change.

    Safety Accountabilities Adhere to health and safety policies and procedures to ensure that corporate, and legislative requirements for the organisation are met.

 

Job Requirements:

Selection Criteria

 

Essential Qualifications and Experience 

  • The ability to work effectively and sensitively with Traditional Owners and build strong relationships based on mutual respect.
  • Hold a tertiary degree in Archaeology with Honours or equivalent.
  • A minimum of 2 years Archaeological consulting experience
  • Demonstrated experience in delivering all aspects of heritage survey programs. including field management, site recording, and reporting.
  • Ability to independently use GIS platforms to record, manage, and deliver survey results.
  • Ability and desire to work in remote locations for extended periods of time.
  • Manual drivers’ licence.

Desirable Experience

  • An in-depth understanding of Western Australian Aboriginal Cultural Heritage Legislation (1972 and 2021).
  • Experience undertaking helicopter-based fieldwork.
  • Passenger Control Officer (PCO) Training
  • Remote first aid
  • 4wd experience and training

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