Job Vacancies

Job vacancies at Heritage New Zealand are advertised on this website, and across a range of other appropriate media including daily newspapers.

Archaeologists on the Hauiti marae
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Heritage Advisor Crown Land Disposal and Research

  • Based in Auckland

This position involves the co-ordination of the Crown Land Disposal process for the Northern Region, undertaking fit-for-purpose research and administration relating to heritage protection of land and buildings, and providing assistance with heritage assessments to other professionals.

Strong research skills, experience in primary research and use of archival material are essential. You must have the ability and confidence to negotiate outcomes or develop partnership arrangements with stakeholders.

A tertiary qualification in a heritage related field such as history, architecture, archaeology, planning, museum and cultural studies or equivalent is required.

Applications close at 5pm Sunday 25 June 2017.

For further information and an application form please contact:

Heritage New Zealand Pouhere Taonga
PO Box 2629
Wellington 6140.
tel: (04) 472 4341
email: information@heritage.org.nz.


Area Archaeologist

  • based in Christchurch

This role is an exciting opportunity to support the rebuild of Christchurch, add new layers of history from what is being recovered and recorded, get hands-on experience in the field and travel throughout Canterbury, the West Coast and wider if required.  You will work for the protection of historic heritage through the archaeological provisions of the Heritage New Zealand Pouhere Taonga Act and other statutory tools.

Heritage New Zealand is seeking applications from people with skills and experience in statutory archaeological processes and resource management, together with the ability and confidence to work effectively in a multi-disciplinary team and with external stakeholders including archaeological consultants, property owners, local authorities, developers and whanau/hapu/iwi.

The candidate will provide expert archaeological advice to internal and external stakeholders. You will be part of a supportive, friendly central city team and have other area archaeologists in Christchurch and nationwide as professional colleagues.

A tertiary qualification in New Zealand archaeology or equivalent is required.  See the role description (pdf, 154kb) for further details.

Applications close at 5pm on Sunday, 2 July, 2017.  You must complete the job application form (Word, 97kb) and submit it with the rest of your application.

For further information, contact:

Heritage New Zealand Pouhere Taonga
PO Box 2629
Wellington 6140
tel: (04) 472 4341
email: information@heritage.org.nz.