Research Assistant (Heritage) – 12 month contract.

Biosis Pty Ltd, a leading firm providing consulting services in both Heritage and Ecology, is seeking to appoint a full-time Research Assistant for Heritage in our Albury Office.

Biosis has undertaken many ecology and heritage projects throughout southeast Australia and employs a highly experienced multi-disciplinary team that includes Archaeologists, Aquatic Ecologists, Botanists, Environmental Planners, GIS Operators and Zoologists.  We have offices in Albury, Wangaratta, Melbourne, Ballarat, Newcastle, Sydney, and Wollongong. Our Albury office has a modern open plan working environment and is located within walking distance to the CBD and Albury Railway Station.

We are seeking highly motivated individuals who will be working with our Heritage Team.  Responsibilities include assisting the cultural heritage consultants in collecting & collating background information for projects, field surveys, proposal writing, data gathering & analysis, and report writing. This role will require the application of both Victorian and NSW State legislation.

The successful applicants must hold a minimum qualification, BA (Hons), BSc (Hons) or equivalent, preferably majoring in Archaeology.  Technical skills and experience in lithic analysis and geo-archaeology will be viewed favourably.  Previous consulting experience or research experience is not essential; but is highly desirable.  Well-developed team skills (including excellent communication) will be highly regarded.  Competency with computers and a current manual driver’s licence are a must along with a keen desire to be part of a team of specialist consultants.

We will offer a competitive salary and the opportunity to earn performance bonuses.  We will also offer a very supportive culture, professional development, mentoring and the ability to be involved in major projects. This is a 12 month contract position and we are open to considering candidates looking for either a full-time or a part-time role, as long as they meet the above criteria.

Position Description

To apply, please forward a copy of your resume with a covering letter that highlights your relevant experience, to:

Catherine Millar – cmillar@biosis.com.au

Applications will close on Friday 19 May 2017.

Please note: Australian residents / work permits only.