Senior Heritage Advisor

Wellington City Council

  • Are you passionate about Wellington's heritage & how it is shaped for the future?
  • Contribute to crucial and meaningful work.
  • Be part of a close-knit team.

We are looking for an experience Heritage Advisor to join our heritage team here at Council.

Wellington City Council values and celebrates the City's Maori heritage, built heritage and archaeological heritage and is committed to best practice built and cultural heritage management. Our Heritage team provide regulatory advice, management and advocacy to enhance the contribution of heritage to a thriving city.

In this role as a Senior Heritage Advisor, you will contribute to the management and conservation of Wellington's diverse heritage places. There are a number of exciting projects being developed across the city which require a particular focus on heritage interpretation and outreach so this such a fantastic time to join us! 

You will be someone with a strong understanding of how heritage interpretation can add value to WCC's role in making great places for people. You will have proven experience in this space and is solution focused with excellent communication skills who can work across the Council business units and with the owners of heritage buildings. It is important that you understand how heritage interpretation works with urban design at strategy, planning and delivery levels. Experience in heritage management in a Resource Management Act environment and an understanding of New Zealand's heritage legislation is essential and will be a key to your success in this role.

If this opportunity sounds exciting, then don't hesitate, apply now! To submit an application and/or to view the position description please hit the apply button. All applications must be submitted online.

For more information or if you have any questions, please contact Mark Lindsay, Heritage Manager at or 021 247 8578.

For the position description, and to apply, visit the Wellington City Council website.

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