Heritage Data Officer

Perth, WA, Australia
Aug 05, 2022
Aug 22, 2022
Full Time
About South32

South32 is a globally diversified mining and metals company. Our purpose is to make a difference by developing natural resources, improving people's lives now and for generations to come.

We are trusted by our owners and partners to realise the potential of their resources. We produce bauxite, alumina, aluminium, metallurgical coal, manganese, nickel, silver, lead and zinc at our operations in Australia, Southern Africa and South America. With a focus on growing our base metals exposure, we also have two development options in North America and several partnerships with junior explorers around the world.

The Opportunity

Reporting to the Manager Tenure, Mining Rights & Resource Geology, the purpose of this role is to maintain the integrity of South32's cultural heritage and Native Title data and spatial information.


Primary responsibilities are to:
  • Ensure statutory obligations are met for all mineral and land titles in relation to cultural heritage and Native title matters
  • Oversees the maintenance of the spatial and digital databases for all heritage information
  • Maintains heritage agreements and associated obligations
  • Monitors heritage and Native Title claims in relation to our operations and projects
  • Provides spatial analysis and mapping support

About You

  • Relevant degree or experience (archaeology, land, tenure, legal, or spatial data)
  • Minimum 10 years of relevant experience
  • Possess a high level of understanding of cultural heritage and Native Title
  • Demonstrated experience managing Native Title and cultural heritage information and the associated obligations
  • Demonstrated experience working with spatial data (GIS structures, systems, etc), conducting analysis and providing mapping solutions
  • Experience with the management of land or tenement related information
  • Ability to understand and interpret legal documents and relevant legislation
  • Knowledge of mining and exploration practices

Our benefits

  • Competitive Salaries
  • Industry leading parental leave and family care policy
  • Free onsite fitness classes
  • Education and career development
  • Participation in the Employee Share Plan
  • Incentive bonuses
  • Additional employer superannuation contributions which depend on the level of employee contributions you choose.


This role will be based at our corporate office in the heart of Perth CBD with stunning river views.

Our culture

At South32, our people are fundamental to our success. We're focused on creating an inclusive workplace, with the right people in the right roles, who are engaged, empowered and appropriately rewarded. We aspire to be an inclusive organisation, where our workforce reflects the broader demographic of the countries and communities where we operate.

South32 embraces diversity and encourages applications from people of all backgrounds.

Please note: This advertisement will close on the 22nd August 2022