Senior Environmental Approvals Consultant


Niche Environment and Heritage


Parramatta or Wollongong, NSW

Niche Environment and Heritage is a leading multidisciplinary consultancy specialising in ecology and biodiversity, heritage management, environmental management and approvals and environmental offsetting. Established in 2009, Niche has successfully delivered more than 1500 projects to clients across Australia. Our 40-strong team includes ecologists, botanists, archaeologists and environmental engineers.

Niche is a vibrant, flexible and well organised business that prides itself in caring for and supporting our staff. We have an excellent safety culture and trust our staff to make the right decisions to deliver projects from end to end.  Our diverse and cross-discipline capacity provides the opportunity to work on a multitude of interesting projects across eastern Australia.

The opportunity!

Niche is seeking a motivated and enthusiastic Senior Environmental Consultant. We are seeking someone with more than 7 years’ experience in the environmental consulting industry. Ideally you will have a professional focus and demonstrated experience with environmental management.

Requirements to be successful:

  • Tertiary qualification, a degree in environmental science, environmental management, environmental planning, resource management, environmental engineering or another relevant discipline
  • A minimum of 7 years relevant industry experience in Australia, preferably in a consulting capacity
  • Demonstrated high level of knowledge of local, State and Commonwealth legislation relating to environmental management in NSW and other jurisdictions in Australia
  • Provide specialist advice on environmental management and compliance issues for projects
  • Environmental management, including compliance, auditing and reporting; ensuring all legislative obligations are met
  • Preparation and review of Environmental Factors/Impact Assessments and Management Plans
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team of professionals
  • Excellent problem solving, analytical, conceptual, communication skills, including technical report writing
  • Strong interpersonal and excellent customer service skills to establish and maintain a core customer base
  • Proficient experience with using; GPS and DGPS, tablet and laptop computers, smart-phones, digital cameras, and the Microsoft Office Suite of products
  • Ability to work outdoors in remote locations is essential and a willingness to travel for periods of time
  • A full current driver’s licence and able to drive a manual vehicle
  • NSW White Card (CIC) and Senior First Aid certificate (desirable)


  • Mentoring program
  • Mobile phone, laptop & corporate credit card
  • Annual employee retreat
  • Community fundraising events and a vibrant culture
  • Flexible work options
  • Ongoing professional development
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • An attractive salary and allowances will be offered commensurate with your level of experience

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