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Senior Archaeologist (Aboriginal Archaeology)

Senior Archaeologist (Aboriginal Archaeology)

GML Heritage (GML) is seeking to appoint a Senior Archaeologist, in Aboriginal archaeology. This is a full-time position, based in Sydney.

  • High-profile, multidisciplinary firm
  • Wide range of projects across Australia
  • Great professional and career development

GML is a vibrant, attentive and sustainable consultancy that collaborates with clients and communities to deliver heritage services of enduring value. Our multi-disciplinary consulting team has expertise in historical archaeology, Aboriginal archaeology and cultural heritage management, built heritage, conservation planning, industrial heritage and interpretation.

GML provides a broad range of Aboriginal heritage consulting services for private and public sector clients. The successful applicant will have a degree in archaeology and at least 5 years’ experience in Aboriginal archaeology. You will have demonstrated experience in directing and project managing archaeological fieldwork and survey projects, and an excellent working knowledge of statutory requirements for Aboriginal heritage, with a focus on NSW. You will have superior communication and writing skills, the ability to prepare proposals and manage projects, and well developed experience in preparing archaeological assessments, research designs, due diligence reports, post-excavation reports and other advice reports. Importantly, you will be a team player who works within time and budget constraints.

GML offers a fun, friendly and supportive work place. It’s a dynamic and fast-paced environment with a strong team culture. The successful applicant will take pride in working for an influential heritage consultancy that has an exciting portfolio of challenging projects across Australia and prides itself on the delivery of outstanding services. You will have the opportunity to work alongside enthusiastic and experienced practitioners. You will also mentor junior staff, liaise with statutory authorities and develop and maintain effective client and stakeholder relationships.

GML has an ongoing commitment to innovation, continuous improvement and quality in everything we do, and you will have access to a stimulating training and development program that encourages all employees to grow their skills and knowledge across all of our service disciplines. There are a range of employee benefits including an employee profit share scheme, loyalty leave, paid parental leave, income protection insurance, employee referral scheme, a health and wellbeing program, and fun social activities. We love to celebrate birthdays and other significant life events!

For a position description and further information please contact Madeline Shanahan on

Please send your application, including a CV and cover letter addressing the requirements of the role as described in the role advertisement, position description and person specification to  Applications will be reviewed on submission.