Principal Heritage Officer
With a rich history and exciting future, Main Roads Western Australia is the WA State Government agency responsible for managing the State's highways and main roads. As an organisation, our challenge is to deliver integrated and intelligent transport systems and services to provide safer roads and better journeys for our customers.
As an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to attracting and retaining a culturally diverse workforce and in line with our commitment to improve diversity, we encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, women and people from a diverse background to apply.
About the Role
We have an opportunity available for an expert in Aboriginal Heritage and Native Title to join our Environment team. This is an operations and policy-based role focussed on legal compliance and best practice. It involves developing corporate polices and processes, higher level liaison with our stakeholders and government agencies, as well as providing advice and approvals for our projects.
This role is based in East Perth with the requirement to undertake regional visits.
Your proactive and innovative leadership style together with your demonstrated experience in Aboriginal heritage and Native Title will facilitate the successful delivery of our business around the state.
You must be willing to travel and have the ability to develop strong working relationships with a range of stakeholders, as well as negotiate and facilitate solutions.
If this sounds like you and a career at Main Roads interests you – we would love to hear from you!
Find Out More
For job specific information or for a confidential discussion of this opportunity, please contact Martine Scheltema, Manager Environment on (08) 9323 4614 - not to be contacted for assistance with your application.
For assistance with your application or for general enquiries, please contact the Main Roads Recruitment team via email firstname.lastname@example.org
To find out more about Main Roads and to view our Annual Report please visit our website www.mainroads.wa.gov.au
Submitting Your Application
Please submit a copy of your current Western Australian motor vehicle (car) Driver’s Licence (or an approved equivalent) and a comprehensive CV demonstrating your skills and abilities that are relevant to the role.
Please also submit a statement outlining your comprehensive skill, knowledge and experience in the following four (4) criteria in no more than four (4) pages:
- Application of relevant Aboriginal heritage and Native Title legislation and associated processes
- Development and implementation of Aboriginal heritage and Native Title strategic initiatives
- Provision of customer focussed service
- Negotiation and facilitation
Please note that all the above selection criteria have equal weighting and all selection criteria listed in the Job Role Statement will be tested throughout the selection process.
You will be asked to complete several questions as part of your online application. Please allow plenty of time as late and incomplete applications will not be accepted.
The successful applicant will be required to complete a pre-employment medical questionnaire as part of this recruitment process.
An Executive Search or a National Police Clearance may be conducted as part of this recruitment process.
Applicants deemed as suitable for but not appointed to this role may also be considered for appointment to “similar vacancies” within Main Roads subject to business requirements.