Experienced Heritage Consultant

We are currently seeking an Experienced Heritage Consultant in our Port Melbourne office.

As a key member of our team, you will have the chance to contribute your expertise to a variety of exciting projects. Your primary focus will be working on Aboriginal archaeology and historical archaeology projects, particularly the development of Cultural Heritage Management Plans, Aboriginal Cultural Heritage Due Diligence Assessments, Historical Impact Statements and other archaeological reports.

The successful candidate will also have experience in undertaking archaeological survey, test, and salvage excavations. Experience in preparing interpretation strategies, cultural values assessments or similar assessments would be highly valued.

To excel in this role, field experience is required, and previous consulting experience will be highly regarded. Your ability to adapt to diverse projects and locations will be crucial as you will work on multiple assignments with varying demands. Flexibility and a willingness to travel are essential attributes to ensure success in this position.

A valid driver’s license and Australian work rights are required for this role.


Biosis prides itself on having a supportive and progressive workplace culture.

We offer:

  • A comprehensive learning and development program
  • Team training days
  • Relaxed and friendly workplace culture
  • Study assistance to pursue higher qualifications
  • Internal job opportunities throughout NSW and Victoria
  • Flexible work arrangements…and much more!⁠


Please apply via our SWAG jobs board.

To apply you will need to submit a CV and cover letter addressing the following required skills and attributes:

  • Appropriate tertiary qualifications in Archaeology (Honours level or equivalent preferred).
  • A minimum of 2 years’ of experience in either consulting with a focus on historical archaeology and/or Aboriginal cultural heritage.
  • Recognised as a Heritage Advisor in accordance with the Minister’s Guidelines on Heritage Advisor Qualifications and Experience.
  • Project management skills, including managing small budgets and delivery within set timeframes.
  • Sound proposal and report writing skills.
  • Understanding of Commonwealth and Victorian legislation and guidelines.
  • Willingness to undertake periods of fieldwork in both urban and remote locations.

For further information, including a copy of the position description, please contact recruitment@biosis.com.au.