Senior Heritage Advisor, (2), Heritage and Visitors Unit, Policy and Visitors Group

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    Govt NZ Jobs
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    negotiable / month
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    5 months ago
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    Govt Jobs
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  • Category: Science/Environment
  • Location: Dunedin
  • Date Advertised: 29-OCT-19
  • Job Reference: DOC/800/4508I1
  • Job Title: Senior Heritage Advisor, (2), Heritage and Visitors Unit, Policy and Visitors Group
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We are looking for an experienced heritage professional with energy, enthusiasm, superb heritage skills and endless drive to improve and transform heritage in the Department of Conservation. This role could be based in either Dunedin or Invercargill and will work across the Department of Conservation’s Southern South Island region.


You will work closely with regional leaders to integrate regional work programmes with national heritage strategies. You will build and maintain outstanding relationships regionally both within DOC and with community, iwi, and local agencies. As the point of connection between the local regional teams and the national heritage and visitor teams, you will be charged with improving capability and understanding of heritage in your regional teams.


To succeed in this role, you will have proven relationship management and influencing skills. You will be comfortable working with iwi, hapu and whānau levels, as well as working with both technical experts and community members. Your work experience will include leading complex projects, including planning and commissioning and review of work, and your communication skills both written and oral will be second to none. You will be tertiary qualified in archaeology or heritage relevant discipline and have at least five years of relevant work experience.  

This role is full time.


Eligibility to work in New Zealand is mandatory, including a valid work visa covering the whole period of employment if applying internationally.

Please apply online via the DOC Careers Centre.  Applications must include a cover letter, CV and evidence of the required capabilities as per the role/project description.  

For any queries, please contact Raewyn Hutchings,, or telephone 027 285 8170 quoting the relevant location.

Applications close at 5pm on Monday, 18 November 2019

DOC is committed to a diverse workforce that represents the communities we serve, and to creating an inclusive workplace culture.