Heritage Consultant

Heritage Consultant

GBA Heritage, Sydney

GBA Heritage is a well-established heritage consultancy practice, respected for our role in heritage asset management, advisory services and liaison on heritage issues. Our multi-disciplinary team provides services ranging from conservation and adaptive re-use advice, skilled liaison with government bodies throughout NSW, and the preparation of heritage impact statements, conservation management plans, archival recordings, cultural tourism and interpretation plans, in addition to Land and Environment Court appeals. We have a broad base of private, corporate and government clients, offering the opportunity to become involved in a wide range of challenging projects.

We are seeking a highly motivated Heritage Consultant who can work both independently and as part of a medium sized team of skilled professional staff.

You will have considerable experience in the heritage field with a good understanding of complex heritage assessments, a familiarity with the relevant legislation, excellent project delivery skills, including the preparation of coherent, legible reports. You will also have a strong track record of establishing trusted advisor/client relationships. Your role will include the provision of responsible, rational and creative expert heritage advice to clients, architectural colleagues and building contractors.

The ideal applicant for this position will have:

  • Relevant professional qualification/s, including in architecture
  • Experience in Australian heritage conservation practice
  • Familiarity with traditional building construction methods and materials
  • Experience in adaptive re-use projects
  • Familiarity with New South Wales heritage legislation
  • Skills to liaise and negotiate with government agencies, clients, architects and the community to facilitate positive heritage outcomes
  • Demonstrated historical research skills
  • Demonstrated ability to prepare heritage impact statements, conservation management plans, archival recordings, and interpretation plans
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to meet deadlines and balance priorities
     

Desirable but not essential:

  • Post-graduate qualifications in Heritage Conservation, Conservation Architecture or other related conservation fields
  • Australia ICOMOS membership
  • Familiarity with InDesign

09/06/2020 $0 CBD, Inner West & Eastern Suburbs 1 Design & Architecture
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