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Graduate Cultural Heritage Consultant

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At Jacobs, our focus on building long-term client relationships has helped us become one of the largest and most diverse providers of technical, professional and scientific services including engineering, architecture, construction, operations and project management. Our portfolio spans industrial, commercial, and government clients across multiple markets in over 230 locations around the world.

As part of the Jacobs Graduate Program, you will work on real projects, bids and tenders from the get-go. Gaining valuable experience to build on your theoretical knowledge, you will have the opportunity to collaborate with a range of experts and industry leaders to help guide, mentor and shape your career.

Jacobs Graduates are well supported with professional and personal development programs in place to ensure you have the opportunity to be the best you can be. You will be part of the Jacobs Careers Network which is a global program dedicated to empowering employees to maximise their potential through engagement and development opportunities across all career stages. The employee-led network helps members see the opportunities available at Jacobs, feel connected to the company and their global colleagues, gain exposure to leaders, and helps you to shape and fulfil your career aspirations.

About the Opportunity - Graduate Cultural Heritage Consultant

Jacobs heritage consultants deliver complex and technically challenging local and national projects to clients involved in a wide range of infrastructure and development activities, including major construction projects, public utilities, transport infrastructure and heritage management programs. We provide Indigenous and historical heritage services including preparing cultural heritage management plans, heritage assessments, heritage impact statements, historical research, cultural heritage awareness training, archival photographic recording, digital asset management services and conservation management plans; preparing applications for heritage permits and approvals; and field survey, archaeological excavation and analysis of Indigenous and historical artefacts.

Due to continued growth in our cultural heritage business, we are seeking a graduate archaeologist or heritage consultant to join our Melbourne team. The successful candidate will work as part of the heritage team and alongside other specialist colleagues across the business. These include ecology, environmental planning and management, project management, spatial science and survey, geotechnical and scientific services, and water and transport engineering services.

The role is based in Melbourne but will involve regional and interstate work at times as we deliver our services as part of a national team.

About you

At Jacobs we value people. Having the right balance of diversity, career and lifestyle enables us to consistently deliver and exceed clients’ expectations. Working alongside industry leaders, you will have the opportunity to develop your career working on key projects in an environment which encourages collaboration, knowledge sharing and innovation. To support your professional growth, Jacobs flexible working arrangements, extended leave options and a host of social, health and wellbeing events and initiatives will underpin our commitment to you.

The successful candidate will have:

  • An honours or postgraduate degree in archaeology, heritage management, history or heritage architecture
  • An aptitude for problem solving
  • A willingness to learn quickly, and to demonstrate a high level of professionalism
  • A manual driver’s licence and a willingness to work outdoors
  • Excellent communication skills and a high level of computer literacy
  • The ability to work independently and in a team to learn from another perspective
  • Ask questions and challenge the norm
  • Be an Australian or New Zealand citizen or an Australian permanent resident

Does this sound like you?

To become a Graduate at Jacobs, apply today! Please include the following documents so we are able to make an informed decision. Incomplete applications cannot be considered.

  • Resume
  • Cover letter – tell us about yourself and in which specific discipline you have a passion and where you see your career developing
  • Academic record
  • Working rights - Scan/copy of a birth certificate or passport or Visa (Vevo check if applicable)
Closed 7 months ago
Closed 7 months ago
  • Job type:Graduate Jobs
  • Disciplines:

    Arts and Humanities, Environment, Science

  • Workrights:

    Australian Citizen, Australian Permanent Resident

  • Locations:


  • Closing Date:1st Dec 2019, 12:59 pm


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