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Are you seeking the opportunity to join a vibrant team and looking to expand your career path in archaeology? Would you like to spend your days identifying and preserving heritage while exploring magnificent Dja Dja Wurrung Country? Here’s an opportunity you can’t resist!

Our tangible cultural heritage is a core part of the Dja Dja Wurrung identity and connection to Country, we are searching for a committed individual to join our team who is devoted to the preservation of Traditional Owner Cultural Heritage.

The purpose of the position:

The Project Officer – Cultural Heritage will be required to work in conjunction with the other members of the cultural heritage team to identify, record and report on tangible and intangible cultural heritage within the agreed boundary of Dja Dja Wurrung country. The Project Officer will be responsible for oversight of the recording and reporting to meet the standards required under the Aboriginal Heritage Act 2006 (Vic).

Key Selection Criteria

  • Eligibility to work as a Heritage Advisor in Victoria.
  • Hold a current Victorian Driver’s Licence.
  • Experience in using Geographical Information Systems (QGIS preferred).
  • Experience with the Victorian Aboriginal Heritage Register online system ACHRIS.
  • Knowledge of Djaara Country and people, including previous work on Country.
  • Knowledge of the Victorian Aboriginal Heritage Act and regulation
  • Good computer software skills, including Microsoft Word, Project, Excel, & PowerPoint
  • A minimum of an honour’s degree with a major in archaeology.

How do I apply?

If you are interested in applying for this position, please email a CV, Covering letter and address the key selection criteria to

Need more information?

For more information regarding this role, please contact; Jon Marshallsay or call 0428 911 110

The closing date for the application is 25th May 2022. Submit your application NOW!

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