Senior Botanist or Ecologist


Umwelt (Australia) Pty Ltd


Newcastle, Maitland & Hunter, NSW

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A great opportunity for a Senior Botanist or Ecologist who is looking to progress their career working with one of the largest BAM accredited teams in NSW.

  • Vibrant team culture
  • Make a difference
  • Diverse project opportunities

About the role:

We are seeking a Senior Botanist or Ecologist who is looking to progress their career in ecological consulting. Our ideal candidate would have previous experience as an ecological consultant, would enjoy dealing with clients and managing projects, and would have high level vegetation survey and mapping skills. The successful applicant will be focused on delivering high quality project outcomes.

About you:

We are looking for a motivated and enthusiastic Senior Botanist or Ecologist who has:

  • Sound technical ecological and project management skills including experience delivering ecological assessment and management projects in NSW
  • Demonstrated extensive experience in planning and undertaking ecological surveys, particularly flora survey and assessment and vegetation mapping
  • A degree/post graduate qualification in environmental science, botany, science (or similar)
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience in developing and maintaining positive relationships with a range of stakeholders including peers, clients and government agencies
  • Highly motivated, self-directed and strong team commitment.

Previous experience in collection of biometric data, its interrogation, entry into relevant calculators and interpretation of results as required under the NSW Biodiversity Assessment Method (BAM) and/or BioBanking methodology (OEH 2014) would be highly regarded

What we offer:

  • A genuine career role for an experienced and enthusiastic Ecological professional looking to continue to develop their leadership skills and experience
  • A role working alongside well-recognised professionals with one of the largest BAM accredited teams in NSW and have the opportunity to mentor high quality mid and junior staff members
  • A strong forward work load across a range of sectors and the opportunity to work on a range of diverse and technically challenging projects
  • An attractive remuneration package.

We are a leading environmental and social consultancy committed to delivering high quality services, tailored to the needs of our regional, national and international clients. Our highly skilled team works across Australia in sectors including resources, Defence, infrastructure, mining, industry and renewables.

Our people are our number one asset and we are committed to providing a workplace that supports our team to grow.

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