Wednesday , April 17 2024

Gold Coast Council Vacancies – Coordinator Cultural Heritage Development

Website Gold Coast Council

Job Description:

The Heritage Unit advocates to protect the City’s rich history by assessing the heritage significance of places and the impact that proposed development may have on that significance, providing advice to other areas within council and the overall community, and maintaining the Gold Coast Local Heritage Register. We are looking for someone to lead the heritage team in delivering a program of work to conserve the city’s heritage.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Lead, coach and mentor team members, taking responsibility and accountability for team functions
  • Monitor and ensure delivery of the heritage unit’s program of work
  • Provide leadership & advocacy in responding to the City’s land use planning challenges in terms of cultural heritage
  • Provide leadership and specialist cultural heritage advice to Council and clients on matters relating to cultural heritage
  • Provide cultural heritage input into projects and initiatives undertaken by other Directorates or Branches
  • Knowledge of relevant heritage legislation

Job Requirements:

  • Thorough understanding of heritage principles and conservation techniques
  • Ability to provide a range of heritage advice to internal and external customers
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills, with particular emphasis in the areas of consultation, negotiating and influencing important and often contentious projects to gain resolution

Qualification & Experience:

  • Relevant tertiary qualifications in architecture and cultural heritage conservation and/or substantial knowledge and previous experience in cultural heritage management and advisory services
  • Experience in leading, managing and mentoring others as part of a high performing team
  • Demonstrated experience in project management with the ability to coordinate and manage projects and resources effectively to achieve goals and meet deadlines

Job Details:

Company: Gold Coast Council

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia

Application Deadline: N/A

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