Heritage project officer

Under general direction, this position will contribute to, or lead, departmental projects relating to World Heritage and National Heritage initiatives.

A significant part of this role will be to assist in the preparation of the World Heritage nomination for Murujuga; a State Government election commitment being undertaken in partnership with the Murujuga Aboriginal Corporation. Under the guidance of senior departmental staff and the advice of the independent World Heritage Advisor, this will involve:

  • researching, collating and analysing information and data;
  • writing various documents, including parts of the nomination dossier;
  • assisting in managing the project’s administrative and governance frameworks;
  • implementing and reviewing communication and engagement documents; and
  • liaising with Traditional Owners, various levels of government, industry, community and other stakeholders to ensure the social, economic, spiritual and cultural values are all carefully considered throughout the nomination process.

The role will also entail undertaking or managing special projects and providing advice to the Manager, Aboriginal Engagement, Planning and Lands Branch or other senior staff, on heritage related matters.

Applicants must follow the application instructions outlined in the job application package, available on the WA Government Jobs Board. Failure to do so may jeopardise the panel’s ability to make an assessment of your application. Please click “Apply for this job” and you will be redirected to the WA Government Jobs Board.

For further information on the Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions, please visit https://www.dbca.wa.gov.au/.

For Further Job Related Information: please contact Ms Jess Lindsay on (08) 9219 8154.

Closing date: No late or pro forma applications will be accepted.

Department of Biodiversity Conservationand Attractions


Posted: 09 November 2019

Location:  Perth, WA

Salary:  $79452 - $83797