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Umwelt offers the experience and insight gained from more than 5000 projects.

Umwelt’s growth and success is attributable to one key factor – our people! We invest highly in professional development and allow the opportunity for each employee to provide feedback in the direction of our business.

As experts in a variety of environmental disciplines, we are committed to collaborate in a workplace enabling inspired, innovative and cutting-edge solutions.

We have an excellent track record for successfully managing complex multidisciplinary and specialist studies for major strategic and development projects.

Although we have grown considerably over the last few years, Umwelt prides itself on the fact that we have been able to maintain a “small company feel” as well as a very positive and cooperative culture amongst our employees.


The advantage of choosing a career with Umwelt is best summarised by the feedback received at a recent staff development day:

  • high ethics / morals / standards;
  • diversity of work both in scale and complexity;
  • good reputation;
  • flexible work conditions;
  • work opportunities at regional, state, national and international levels;
  • supportive and friendly environment;
  • good staff interaction at social events and use of on-site gym facilities;
  • considerate leave entitlements (including parental leave); and
  • access to Company Directors.

Currently Recruiting

Position Title: Senior Archaeologist – Aboriginal and Historical Heritage
Location: Newcastle/NSW

A fabulous opportunity exists for a Senior Archaeologist to undertake and support a wide range of archaeological and historical heritage projects primarily located throughout NSW.

  • Vibrant team culture
  • Strong organisational values
  • Project diversity
  • Dynamic and highly skilled team
  • Employee ownership opportunities

About the role:

We are seeking to appoint a Senior Archaeologist, to provide delivery of Aboriginal cultural heritage and archaeological projects. Working as part of our team you will get to work on a range of interesting and high-profile projects while our Principal Archaeologists help you continue to grow your skills. The successful applicant will be a ‘self-starter’, with strong commitment and the ability to successfully deliver projects.

About you:

We are looking for a motivated and enthusiastic Senior Archaeologist who has:

  • Degree in Archaeology or other relevant degree, with Honours level qualifications as a minimum
  • Previous relevant working experience (at least 5 years)
  • Sound knowledge of State and Commonwealth legislation
  • Demonstrated experience in:
    • Management of Aboriginal archaeological projects as a minimum and experience in historical heritage also desirable
    • Consultation with Aboriginal parties
    • Preparation of high quality reports, including Aboriginal Cultural Heritage Assessments, Aboriginal Cultural Heritage Management Plans and Archaeological Salvage Reports
    • Obtaining and implementing Aboriginal Heritage Impact Permits, with the ability to obtain and implement Excavation Permits and Exemption/Exceptions also desirable
    • Archaeological surveys, test excavation, monitoring, excavation, recording and analysis of artefacts
    • Working with statutory authorities, including the Office of Environment and Heritage, Heritage Division and local councils
    • Working within budget and meeting deadlines
  • Commitment to workplace health and safety requirements
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • An ability to develop and maintain positive relationships with a range of stakeholders including clients and government agencies
  • A team player who is organised, motivated and self-directed

What we offer:

  • A genuine career role for an experienced and enthusiastic Senior Archaeologist looking to continue to develop their leadership skills and experience
  • A role working alongside well-recognised professionals
  • Opportunity to work across a range of sectors on diverse and technically challenging projects
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • An attractive remuneration package.

We are a leading environmental and social consultancy committed to delivering high quality services, tailored to the needs of our regional, national and international clients. Our highly skilled team works across Australia in sectors including resources, Defence, infrastructure, mining, industry and renewables. To learn more about what we do go to: www.umwelt.com.au

Our people are our number one asset and we are committed to providing a workplace that supports our team to grow.

If you believe you meet the criteria apply via emailing your application to blockett@umwelt.com.au  Your application should include a Covering Letter addressing how you meet the above essential criteria and your CV outlining your previous experience.

To discuss the role and/or the organisation you can contact Umwelt on (02) 4950 5322.

Applications close Friday 8 March 2019, however, we will be interviewing suitable candidates as soon as they are identified and may fill the role prior to this date.  We therefore request that you make your application for this role as soon as possible.

Umwelt are wholly managing this process and applications from third party recruiters will not be accepted.


Position Title: Graduate Acoustics Consultant
Location: Newcastle/NSW

About us

Umwelt is a leading environmental and social consultancy that is committed to delivering high quality services, tailored to the needs of our clients. We are committed to providing a workplace that enables inspired people and dedicated teams to achieve innovative and quality outcomes. Our people are our number one asset and we are committed to providing a workplace that supports our team to grow.

Our large environmental assessment team works across Australia with key sectors including resources, Defence, infrastructure, industry and renewables. Our Acoustics team is expanding in response to growing opportunity and demand and we are seeking an Acoustics Consultant who is keen to work on a range of projects using innovative techniques.

To learn more about what we do go to: www.umwelt.com.au

What we are looking for:

  • A tertiary qualified engineer or science graduate
  • Strong data processing and analysis skills
  • A sound understanding of environmental acoustics
  • A keen interest in the science and practice of acoustics
  • Experience in environmental noise computer modelling would be highly regarded but not essential
  • 1–2 years environmental consulting experience is desirable
  • Knowledge and understanding of NSW acoustics standards, policies, regulations and legislation preferable
  • Proficiency in a programming language such as VB.NET, Python or R, is desirable
  • Membership of the Australian Acoustical Society (highly regarded but not mandatory)
  • Demonstrated ability to work on multiple projects
  • Excellent writing skills with proven ability in the preparation of technical reports
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Experience in technical contributions to environmental assessments, pollution reduction programs and routine surveillance monitoring
  • Ability to think laterally and interrogate data and results.

If you believe you meet the criteria, apply via SEEK by submitting your Covering Letter addressing how you meet the above essential criteria and your CV outlining your previous experience and detail your academic record.

To discuss the role and/or the organisation you can contact Bianca Lockett on (02) 4950 5322.

Applications close 10 March 2019, however, we will be interviewing suitable candidates as soon as they are identified and may fill the role prior to this date.  We therefore request that you make your application for this role as soon as possible.

Umwelt are wholly managing this process and applications from third party recruiters will not be accepted.

 

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