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Aboriginal Heritage Officer

Job No: RS30668
Location: Cannington, WA

  • EARN up to $87,600 pa Pro Rata | Negotiable Salary + Super

  • Join a Native Title Service Provider for the Noongar People 

  • Part-Time Role on a 6 Month Contract | Potential to Extend 

  • Incredibly Rewarding Opportunity to Give Back | Free Parking

Our Client

Our client is the native title service provider for the Noongar people, who are the traditional owners of the South West of Western Australia. Our client works to progress the resolution of native title claims while also advancing and strengthening culture, language, heritage, and society.

The Opportunity

Our client is seeking an Aboriginal Heritage Officer to join their organisation in Cannington, WA, on a 6 Month Contract, with the potential to earn a Negotiable Salary up to $87,600 per annum pro rata | Negotiable salary between $75,000 - $80,000 pa + superannuation.  

The primary purpose of this position is to take responsibility for the protection of Noongar heritage by the management and coordination of the Noongar Standard Heritage Agreement process and other matters arising under the Aboriginal Heritage Act 1972.

Reporting directly to the Senior Legal Officer some of your responsibilities include:

  • Promote an understanding and respect for the Noongar heritage, culture & land relationship  
  • Maintain accurate and detailed records of notices, agreements and any other relevant docs 
  • Liaise with key internal & external stakeholders including state agencies & local authorities  
  • Assist in the coordination and facilitation of working party and regional agreement group meetings
  • Prepare reports on Heritage matters for working party and SWALSC management 

About You

To be successful in this role you will have 5+ years experience working in Heritage with an Aboriginal managed organisation. Additionally, to be considered for this position you will have experience in administrative procedures and community liaison, preferably in a cross-cultural context. 

You must also have a current driver's licence and a tertiary qualification in a relevant field such as Social Work, Heritage, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture. 

This position would suit someone with excellent oral and written communication skills who is ready to take on a new challenge and give back. 

Apply today and don't miss out on this rewarding opportunity as soon as possible! Applications will close on the 31st August 2017.


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