Careers

At Heritage 21, we know that the success of our business is driven by the quality of the people we have on our team. As such, we are continuously striving to create an environment that provides great opportunities for our people to achieve.

Recruitment is a critical part of our success and once we employ the ‘right’ people, we aim to keep them interested and engaged.

We welcome people interested in joining our Heritage team to send a brief CV and covering letter to info@heritage21.com.au

Senior Heritage Consultant 


With the recent restructure and growth in business Heritage 21 is seeking the right candidate.

Heritage 21 is a specialist firm of dedicated heritage practitioners operating throughout NSW and the ACT.  Located in Alexandria, the firm assists clients with heritage projects within the private, public and government sectors through the heritage approval process at both State and Local government levels.

Our in-house heritage staff have expertise in built heritage, urban planning, history, research, and architecture.

The perfect candidate will need to have the ability to take on a variety of tasks, from managing projects, preparing cultural heritage assessments, report writing and mentoring junior staff.  The successful applicant will work closely with the other team leader and will report to the Studio Manager.

If you are self-motivated, have a passion for heritage and attention to detail, then PLEASE APPLY for this position by sending us your confidential CV.

Your key responsibilities will include but not limited to:

  • Preparation for and attending site meetings.
  • Overseeing and managing both small to large scale heritage projects of varying complexities.
  • Preparation of heritage documentation for conservation projects including schedules, specifications, and maintenance plans. This includes the undertaking of heritage assessments using sound knowledge of statutory planning instruments at Local, State and Commonwealth levels.
  • Providing detailed conservation advice to our varied clients.
  • Mentoring junior and intermediate staff.
  • Managing and maintaining positive relationships with clients including general office activity to meet deadlines.
  • Work both collaboratively and autonomously within our creative and friendly atmosphere.

Skills and Experience:

  • Tertiary qualifications in Heritage Conservation, Museum & Heritage Studies, Urban & Cultural Heritage, Architecture, or a similar discipline.
  • Minimum 3-4 years’ experience in a heritage environment.
  • Excellent communication and a good command of the English language (both verbal and written).
  • Understanding of report writing methodology and content.
  • Understanding of the heritage planning framework in NSW (LEPs, DCPs SEPPS and LEC case law).
  • Understanding of heritage architecture and traditional construction.
  • Experience with customer liaison and successfully managing complex projects on time and within budget.
  • Excellent time management, self-motivated and have a proactive approach to the tasks set, highly organised.
  • A good understanding of historical built fabric & building methods/systems/materials, technologies etc.
  • Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Word & Outlook. Photoshop & Excel an advantage but not essential.
  • Drivers licence (NSW)
  • Authorisation to work in Australia.

An attractive salary package, commensurate with experience, will be offered.  The company offers a flexible workplace and tries to ensure a good work/life balance for their employees and is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We respect and seek to empower each individual and support the diverse cultures, perspectives, skills, and experiences within our workplace.  All employment is decided based on qualifications, merit, and business needs.

Please email your resume and cover letter or any queries to helen@heritage21.com.au

 

Heritage Architectural Consultant     

Heritage 21 is a specialist firm of dedicated heritage practitioners operating throughout NSW, Qld, Vic and the ACT.  Located in Alexandria, the firm assists clients with heritage projects within the private, public and government sectors through the heritage approval process at both State and Local government levels.

Our in-house heritage staff have expertise in built heritage, urban planning, history, research, and architecture.

The perfect candidate will need to have the ability to take on a variety of tasks, from managing projects, preparing cultural heritage assessments and report writing. The successful applicant will work closely with the other team members and will report to the Studio Manager.

If you are self-motivated, have a passion for heritage and attention to detail, then PLEASE APPLY for this position by sending us your confidential CV.

Your key responsibilities will include but not limited to:

  • Site visits, including taking of photos and notes in relation to the project.
  • Preparation and distribution of preliminary heritage advice where applicable.
  • Writing and assisting with various types of heritage reports including:
    • Statements of Heritage Impact & Heritage Design Advice for various residential, commercial, and mixed-use development sites which are locally listed or within a conservation area.
    • Conservation Management Plans
    • Interpretation Strategies
    • Photographic Archival Recording at multiple residential, commercial, and institutional buildings which are locally heritage listed to fulfill Council’s DA conditions
    • Heritage Management Documents, assessing impacts and advising on fabric, including conservation and the introduction of new fabric into the heritage context as well as methodologies and specifications for both. Assessing impacts and advising.
    • Detailed building repair – Schedules of Conservation Work documentation
    • Historical Research
    • Other heritage reports as required – Management plans and cyclical maintenance plans and Temporary protection plans.
  • Provide technical advice and direction on historical building materials and construction methods as an onsite Heritage Architect.
  • On-site heritage management during conservation works on materials of historic buildings.
  • Managing projects with numerous consultants to ensure timely completion of deliverables.
  • Assessment of heritage impact at several residential dwellings which are locally listed or within a heritage conservation area.
  • A Post Graduate qualification in Architecture or Heritage Management.
  • 2-3 years’ experience working as a Heritage Consultant or in a similar role providing Heritage advice.
  • Membership of Australia ICOMOS is desirable.
  • A holistic understanding of heritage issues, including appreciation of environmental, natural heritage, movable heritage/collections, ethnic and Indigenous issues.
  • Knowledge of conservation policies and practice, and relevant experience in heritage conservation work.
  • Ability to solve problems and recommend solutions to issues involving heritage matters.
  • Approachable with strong organisational, prioritising and time management skills.
  • Ability to engage and build relationships with internal and external stakeholder across all levels.
  • Provide architectural advice and input into a range of projects as required including schedules, planning approvals processes, and liaison with project specialists (Engineers, Architects, Environment, Sustainability and Noise and Vibration).
  • Experience in field investigations and recording, research, impact assessment and statutory approvals (eg cultural heritage management plans, maintenance plans, etc).
  • Provide support to our statutory planning, planning and environmental approvals, environmental management and impact assessments to facilitate project outcomes.
  • Assist with the project management of heritage approvals processes, including interfacing across project teams and documentation.
  • Develop client relationships and build new relationships in continued support of developing a more diverse and robust business.
  • Provide support with the development of proposals and bid submissions.
  • Knowledge of local, State and Commonwealth legislation relating to environmental management in NSW and other jurisdictions in Australia.
  • Project management of staff and consultants as required.
  • Scope/cost projects and work with multi-disciplinary teams to develop strategic approaches to deliver best project outcomes.
  • Bold thinking, intellectual rigour, industry best practice and effective community engagement.
  • Take project inquiries, set up new projects, assist with proposals, undertake research, and get hands-on experience in significance assessments, listings, fabric analysis, report writing, project management, and AutoCAD drawing software.

Skills and Experience:

  • Tertiary qualifications in Heritage Conservation, Museum & Heritage Studies, Urban & Cultural Heritage, Architecture, or a similar discipline.
  • Minimum 2-3 years’ experience in a heritage environment.
  • Excellent communication and a good command of the English language (both verbal and written).
  • Understanding of report writing methodology and content.
  • Understanding of the heritage planning framework in NSW (LEPs, DCPs SEPPS and LEC case law).
  • Understanding of heritage architecture and traditional construction.
  • Experience with customer liaison and successfully managing complex projects on time and within budget.
  • Excellent time management, self-motivated and have a proactive approach to the tasks set, highly organised.
  • A good understanding of historical built fabric & building methods/systems/materials, technologies etc.
  • Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Word & Outlook. Photoshop & Excel an advantage but not essential.
  • Valid Australian issued Driver’s licence
  • Authorisation to work in Australia.

An attractive salary package, commensurate with experience, will be offered.  The company offers a flexible workplace and tries to ensure a good work/life balance for their employees and is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We respect and seek to empower each individual and support the diverse cultures, perspectives, skills, and experiences within our workplace.  All employment is decided based on qualifications, merit, and business needs.

Please email your resume and cover letter or any queries to helen@heritage21.com.au

Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Recruitment agencies will not be considered, however, if we believe we require your assistance, we will be in touch.

 

    

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“Hi team at Heritage 21 I just wanted to say thanks for all your hard work on Mosman and being so responsive etc. One of our team recommended you and I have been very happy with the service provided. ”

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“We would also like to take a quick moment to thank you all for your contribution to the project and we will update you on any developments as necessary”

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“Dear Heritage 21 team, I am please to advise that all the work prepared by your team has satisfied council’s contentions. We definitely know who to come to next time for heritage matters. ”

Andres Caceres
Level 33

“Thank you for all your work preparing this Statement of Heritage. I sat down yesterday and had a good read cover to cover, and felt very appreciative of your level of research and detailed consideration of our requirements.”

Veechi
Varuna', Katoomba

“Just wanted to let you know, Council agreed with us in our application to reinstate the front facade! I am so excited. I wanted to thank you for all your help in getting this across the line. ”

Jane Frawley

“It has been a pleasure to work with you and your team as well!”

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“Sites with heritage values present great opportunities, however often can be easily derailed if clear, concise and timely advice is not provide at the earliest stages of site planning. I have worked with Heritage 21 over numerous projects across Sydney and have found them to be valuable project partners in the development process. ”

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