Are you an early career experienced Historic heritage management specialist, looking to join a highly skilled 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 a Heritage Specialist with EMM you will have the opportunity to work on a range of projects in historical archaeology and the 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 that is 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.


  • the ability to work within a high functioning virtual national team and in alignment with EMM’s culture, values and vision;
  • appropriate Tertiary degree (archaeology, history, heritage studies, as appropriate) with Honours or equivalent;
  • minimum of 2 years heritage 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 (e.g. statement of heritage impacts, photographic archival recording reports 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; and
  • hold a current valid unrestricted drivers’ licence and Construction Industry Safety Induction.


  • understanding of NSW and/or QLD historical heritage legislation and management;
  • familiarity with GIS field and desktop applications; and
  • regulator consultation.

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 0522“ for NSW based opportunities and “AH QLD 0522” 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 Sunday 26 June 2022.

EMM is an equal opportunity employer. We welcome applications from people with different backgrounds, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, people from culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) backgrounds and people with disabilities.

  • Only those with a legal right to work in Australia will be considered.
  • Unsolicited resumes from recruitment consultants will not be accepted.

At EMM we believe our employees should expect to come to work every day with the comfort and confidence that they are in the safest possible work environment. All employees are required to adhere to EMM and State and Federal Government COVID-safe practices and regulations.

All current and prospective employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless they have a valid exemption. Proof of such vaccination will be a condition of employment and may be discussed during the recruitment process.