Provide support in the coordination of the assessment and management of Indigenous Cultural Heritage across the program

About Us

Want to be a part of Australia’s largest freight rail infrastructure project?
Inland Rail is a 1,700km fast freight backbone, connecting Melbourne and Brisbane that will transform how we move goods around Australia, better linking businesses, manufacturers and producers to national and global markets.

The Australian Government is delivering Inland Rail through the Australian Rail Track Corporation in partnership with the private sector. More information relating to the project can be found here:
Inland Rail have adopted a collaborative approach to the delivery of the project, leading all parties involved to work toward the same goal. This fosters the displayed behaviours of Respect, Honesty, Integrity and Reliability.

About the Position

Due to a rapid growth phase of the Inland Rail Program, a Cultural Heritage Coordinator is required to support the coordination of the successful delivery of the program.  Reporting into the Program Cultural Heritage Manager, the primary objective of the role is to provide support in the coordination of the assessment and management of Indigenous Cultural Heritage across the program.
Key accountabilities will include but are not limited to:

  • Coordinating cultural heritage survey requirements including liaison with relevant Aboriginal Endorsed Parties and nominated contracted service providers
  • Ensuring surveys and field work are undertaken in accordance with relevant Cultural Heritage Management Plans and monitor and track compliance of CHMPs
  • Assisting in supporting successful engagement of and negotiations with relevant indigenous parties Program wide
  • Providing guidance to Site Supervisors on day-to-day cultural heritage management requirements with regard to relevant legislation and ARTC internal processes
  • Providing oversight and coordination to work undertaken, ensuring it is in accordance with relevant management plans and/or agreements between ARTC and relevant Aboriginal Endorsed Parties
  • Coordinating any mitigation strategies and conservation techniques for a broad range of identified heritage sites associated with Inland Rail projects including liaison with the relevant internal and external stakeholders

About You

The role is an excellent growth opportunity for someone who has a keen eye for detail coupled with the ability to develop and build a strong rapport within a truly collaborative setting.  The successful candidate will also require a current open drivers licence due to infrequent travel requirements.

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate:-
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Commonwealth and State Indigenous cultural heritage legislation, regulation, policy and guidelines
  • Demonstrated consultation and stakeholder management skills, including a demonstrated ability to liaise with and foster effective working relationships with key internal and external stakeholders such as indigenous parties, heritage conservation groups, government officials and other parties while exercising sound judgement and appropriate discretion
  • Demonstrated facilitation, negotiation and conflict management skills for the management of cross-cultural issues
  • A high level of personal organisation, written communication skills and project management skills with the ability to work independently without supervision, and in a team environment
  • Candidates should excel in project management and budget development/control, and ideally have commercial and risk management awareness
Why Inland Rail?
  • The program will generate thousands of jobs directly and through our contracting partners and billions of dollars in local investment, boosting regional economies and communities along the alignment
  • Reduction in carbon footprint
  • Inland Rail is proud to have over 40% female representation and we would like to see these numbers grow
  • Agile working environment in our State-of-the Art Brisbane and satellite offices spread across 3 states. We embrace a truly flexible working environment across the business.
Inland Rail an equal opportunity employer

At Inland Rail, we celebrate, support, and thrive on attracting people from all horizons and walks of life for the benefit of our employees, our program, and our community. ARTC is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander candidates to submit their details to us. All employment is decided based on suitability to the role, cultural fit, merit, and business needs.
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As part of the recruitment process, you will be required to consent to pre-employment checks.

Please note applications are reviewed and progressed from point of advertising.  We are hiring for a nation building and rapidly expanding rail infrastructure project.  'Apply Now'.

  • Based in Brisbane, QLD
  • Mega Project Exposure - Iconic Inland Rail Program
  • 2 Year Fixed Term Contract

Date posted: June 9, 2021

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