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Officer, Communities & Social Performance | Cultural Heritage

About the Position

WorkPac are currently seeking an experienced Officer, Communities & Social Performance | Cultural Heritage for a role with our client Rio Tinto within their Exploration division. This role will be Perth based on a 5:2 office roster and regular planned & ad-hoc remote field time. This position provides a unique opportunity to join a diverse, supportive and innovative team unlocking new opportunities in Western Australia. You'll be engaging at a grass roots level with key project partners, especially Traditional Owners, in the course of facilitating cultural heritage and land access requirements for the Paterson Regional Project.

Duties will include:

  • Coordinating heritage and community field work including assisting with logistics, vehicle and heritage survey preparation.

  • Building effective relationships with Traditional Owners, representative bodies, consultants, internal and external stakeholders.

  • Planning of equipment, daily activities and safety requirements in the field.

  • Utilising navigation devices/platforms for safety and survey planning and execution.

  • Preparing and implementing Trip Plans, scheduled call-ins, Project Emergency Response plans (PERPs)

  • Assisting with supervising the on-ground requirements enabling delivery of the heritage survey program, supporting teams of up to 14 people for 11 consecutive days at a time.

  • Compliance activities relating to Communities & Social Performance standards, Access Agreements, heritage protocols and other commitments.

  • Assisting with heritage survey scoping, survey outcomes and related project implementation

What you will need:

  • A commitment to the safety of yourself and others, creating and maintaining a safe workplace

  • Experience in and a culturally sensitive approach to working with indigenous communities

  • Demonstrated experience working safely both independently and as part of a team in an exploration field based environment

  • Functional use of navigation devices, GIS data management and map making skills desirable

  • Excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills including the ability to build relationships

  • Attention to detail and an ability to problem solve

  • C Class Drivers Licence

Please be aware that proof of COVID-19 vaccination may apply in accordance with Public Health Orders, State Health Directions and/or site-specific Health and Safety requirements.

Job Reference Number: TMPRIJ202166941

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About WorkPac

WorkPac is Australia's leading, privately owned recruitment provider to the mining, construction, engineering, light industrial and healthcare sectors. We are proud to partner with some of the country's leading companies to deliver rewarding permanent, contract, temporary and traineeship recruitment opportunities.

At WorkPac, we recognise we are strengthened by diversity. We are committed to providing a work environment in which everyone is included, treated fairly and with respect. We are an Equal Opportunity employer and we encourage applications from women and Indigenous people.

Job title: Officer, Communities & Social Performance | Cultural Heritage
Contract type: Casual
Location: Perth - CBD, Inner & Western Suburbs, Perth
Industry: Geosciences Mining, Oil & Gas
Job expiry: 2021-12-14
Reference: TMPRIJ202166941

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