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Ecologist - Brisbane
Eco Logical Australia
Posted 14 October 2020 Salary Email
Region QLD Contact Mark Longbottom Website
Type Full time Phone 0409 690 874    

Ecologist – Brisbane


Are you seeking a company that:


  • Values and rewards employees?
  • Offers professional development opportunities and interesting projects?
  • Provides flexible work options and a fun and supportive workplace?


Then check us out!


ECO LOGICAL AUSTRALIA PTY LTD, a Tetra Tech Company, is one of Australia’s leading ecological, environmental assessment, and conservation planning consultancies. We are the largest employer of ecologists in Australia and have a presence in every state and territory, providing multi-disciplinary expertise to clients across a range of sectors.

About the role:

With the continued success of our Brisbane office we are looking for an enthusiastic Ecologist to join our talented team. You will have the opportunity to work on both large and small scale projects throughout Queensland, for clients in the energy, mining, urban development and government sectors and assist in delivering innovative environmental management and conservation planning solutions to our clients.

The role will involve flora and fauna assessments in accordance with State and Commonwealth guidelines, data management, report preparation, proposal preparation, client liaison, and project and budget management depending on your level of expertise. We will provide you with opportunities to develop your ecological expertise and broaden your project management experience while being supported by a team of approachable experts.

About you:

This role will allow you to combine your passion for ecology, environmental management, legislative knowledge, and well-developed writing and project management skills to create high quality work and great outcomes for our clients and the environment.

To be successful, you will have:

  • Tertiary qualifications in Environmental Science/Ecology or related discipline
  • Prior ecological consulting experience is preferred (2 – 8 years as a guide, preferably in QLD)
  • Working knowledge of Queensland and Commonwealth environmental legislation
  • Working knowledge of Queensland regional ecosystems framework
  • Queensland flora species knowledge and identification skills
  • Basic to advanced fauna knowledge and identification skills
  • Experience in planning, coordinating and undertaking ecological fieldwork
  • Willingness and capability to conduct remote field work (maximum duration of 2 weeks)
  • Well-developed analytical, written, and verbal communication skills
  • Experience in preparing a range of high-quality consulting reports, including for botanical/ecological assessments, monitoring, and management
  • Ability to work well with a variety of other people/roles and work safely in the field
  • Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Office and GIS software
  • Current driver’s licence.

It is also desirable that candidates have:

  • Strong project, budget, and client management skills


We will offer you:

A competitive remuneration package in addition to a range of other benefits including: paid parental leave, flexible working arrangements, study assistance, professional development supported by training budgets, industry association memberships, opportunity to purchase additional leave or salary sacrifice into super, birthday leave and health and wellbeing initiatives.

If you are an Australian resident, are seeking a friendly and professional organisation where workplace culture is highly valued, and where you can grow and further develop, please forward your application to Donna Barlow, HR Coordinator, via email before close of business 13 November 2020. Initial enquiries in confidence may be directed to Mark Longbottom, Manager Brisbane Office on 0409 690 874.

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