Are you an early career experienced Aboriginal heritage management Archaeologist, looking to join a highly skilful and knowledgeable team so you can learn, thrive, and grow? In this position you will work alongside industry leading professionals who will provide you with guidance and mentoring to enable you to reach your true potential. This is a hands-on role that can be based in any of our offices in NSW or QLD and will provide you with the opportunity to work as part of our national team.

As an Archaeologist with EMM you will have the opportunity to work on a range of projects in Aboriginal, historical and built heritage sectors, both field and office based. You will be involved in managing and implementing projects and preparing proposals, liaising with clients and the community as well as your colleagues at EMM. You will be part of a company who are committed and focussed on innovation and smart solutions and will support you with ongoing learning and development opportunities and industry memberships.

We welcome applications from individuals with proven relevant experience who can demonstrate the following key competencies.


  • appropriate Tertiary degree (anthropology, archaeology as appropriate) with Honours or equivalent;
  • minimum of 2 years archaeological consulting experience ideally gained from within a consulting environment or related industry;
  • demonstrated experience in client liaison, project management, working to deadlines within budget constraints, engaging and managing subcontractors, reviewing technical reports;
  • demonstrated experience in field investigations and recording, research, impact assessment and statutory approvals (eg cultural heritage management plans, Aboriginal heritage impact permits, etc);
  • ability to manage own time and priorities and assist the rest of the team to meet project objectives in a deadline driven work environment;
  • high level of clear written and oral communication skills;
  • good interpersonal skills including the ability to liaise with the team, clients and relevant stakeholders;
  • a strong work ethic;
  • proficiency in Microsoft Office applications;
  • hold a current valid unrestricted drivers’ licence and; and
  • the ability to work within a virtual national team and in alignment with EMM’s culture, values and vision.


  • understanding of NSW and/or QLD Aboriginal heritage legislation and management;
  • familiarity with GIS field and desktop applications;
  • experience in Aboriginal stone artefact analysis;
  • Rail Industry Workers induction card; and
  • Construction Industry Safety Induction.

EMM is committed to promoting fairness, equity and diversity in its workplace. We understand that everyone’s personal circumstances vary and recognise the importance of offering flexibility in working arrangements for our people. We offer the ability to purchase additional annual leave, promote flexible work hours and foster working from home arrangements to ensure that we attract and retain a diverse and dynamic workforce.

If you meet the requirements of the role and desire to work with passionate professionals in an environment with a highly positive and inclusive culture, please submit your application via email to Please quote reference “AH NSW 0422“ for NSW based opportunities and “AH QLD 0422” for Qld based opportunities. To have your application considered it must include a tailored covering letter addressing the required essential criteria and a full professional CV.

Applications close on 12 June 2022.