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Senior Ecologist
Jacobs
Posted 9 September 2020 Salary Email hennie.coetzee@jacobs.com
Region NSW Contact Hennie Coetzee Website View
Type Full time Phone +61730268614    

What if…

... we showed you how we're solving the world’s greatest challenges by transforming intangible ideas into intelligent solutions for a more connected, sustainable world?

Our People & Places Solutions business – reinforces our drive to improve the lives of people everywhere and epitomises the "why" of what we do – the tremendous positive impact and value our solutions bring to our communities and society as a whole. From facilities delivering life-saving therapies and ensuring clean water to enabling the connection of people through all modes of transportation and providing access to technology – we're integrating a multitude of these solution elements to build the smart environments of tomorrow.

About the opportunity

When it comes to environmental consulting, we see the world as our greatest resource. That’s why clients trust Jacobs to help solve their most complex challenges in ways which deliver positive environmental outcomes. We partner with the broader Jacobs business to deliver leading expertise on new infrastructure projects, sustainability and environmental initiatives around the globe.

Bring your creativity, collaborative spirit and attention to detail, and we’ll help you grow, pursue and fulfil what drives you – so we can deliver extraordinary solutions for a better tomorrow, together.

Jacobs Ecology team deliver complex and technically challenging local and national projects for clients involved in a wide range of infrastructure and development activities, including major construction projects, state and national public utilities, large-scale environmental initiatives, renewable energy projects, transport infrastructure and environmental management programs. Our Ecologists also provide support to a range of environmental management and restoration programs. We are seeking to appoint an experienced Senior Ecologist to our Sydney Ecology Team. You will provide technical leadership and input to a range of projects across various industry sectors. Your skills and experience will assist in the development of junior staff within the team.

About you

As an experienced terrestrial Ecologist; you will have a good understanding of environmental science; New South Wales and national legislative requirements and industry practices relevant to the field of ecology; experience with managing ecology-related projects gained through previous consulting experience. Other key requirements for the role include:

  • Tertiary qualification in Ecology or Environmental Science related discipline, ideally with honours or PhD
  • Substantial field survey experience – logistics planning, HSEC knowledge, mobilising and managing field teams
  • Driver’s licence essential, 4wd experience and accreditation preferable
  • Experience with field data collection, and management and analysis of ecological data
  • Some experience in GIS, field mapping and developing and managing spatial datasets
  • BAM Accreditation and botany skills would be favourably looked upon

Jacobs. A world where you can.

From our inclusive employee networks, to our positive mental health champions – we’re committed to driving a culture of caring where you can be you. Joining Jacobs not only connects you locally but globally - and together, our diverse perspectives and unique backgrounds power our collective strength. We collaborate and share! By supporting one another, we all succeed.

With safety and flexibility always top of mind, we’ve gone beyond traditional ways of working so you have the support, means and space to maximise your potential. You’ll uncover flexible working arrangements, benefits and opportunities to do good too – from participating in our global giving and volunteering program, to exploring new and inventive ways to help our clients make the world a better place. No matter what drives you, you’ll discover how you can cultivate, nurture and achieve your goals – all at a single global company.

Start your Jacobs career with a company that inspires and empowers you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed – today and into tomorrow.

Please note:  If you are being represented by a recruitment agency you will not be considered, to be considered you will need to apply directly to Jacobs.


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