Environmental Scientist


CO2 Australia Limited


Brisbane, Queensland

Salary etc:

$65k to $75k

Are you an environmental scientist looking for a role that provides:

  • a unique opportunity to get hands on experience across an exciting and diverse range of projects, with a good balance of office and field-based work?
  • the chance to be part of a fun, collaborative and supportive team that comprises some of the best environmental professionals in the business?
  • a spacious light-filled office in vibrant West End with great facilities including full kitchen, secure bike parking and end-of-trip facilitates?
  • flexible working hours and a competitive remuneration package?

CO2 Australia is an environmental services company, working throughout Australia from offices in Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria and Western Australia. We work with a broad range of clients across the resources, energy, agriculture, property and government sectors to help them meet their environmental and commercial objectives. Our key service areas include environmental approvals, biodiversity offsets, carbon offset project development and management, and large-scale revegetation.

We're looking for an energetic and diligent environmental scientist to join our Brisbane-based team and help us deliver a strong pipeline of exciting projects including biodiversity offsets, environmental impact assessments, ecological assessments and monitoring, and management plans.

Our ideal candidate will have:

  • 3-5 years’ experience in similar roles
  • a degree in botany, ecology, environmental science, or similar
  • the ability to rapidly acquire knowledge and new skills, and work autonomously in a fast paced environment
  • experience working across Queensland in varying landscapes, including the Brigalow Belt.
  • the ability to lead and coordinate project teams (including ecological surveys)
  • the ability to develop and implement environmental management and monitoring programs
  • willingness to work in remote areas and rugged environments as required
  • experience in preparing high quality reports, including ecological, management and environmental assessment reports
  • excellent problem-solving, analytical and conceptual skills
  • a working knowledge of relevant Queensland and Commonwealth environmental legislation and planning policies, including those relating to environmental approvals and offsets
  • the ability to work both independently and as part of a team of professionals
  • a current driver’s license.

Whilst not essential, the following would also be highly regarded:

  • experience in ecological survey and assessment, including Regional Ecosystem verification and assessment, full floristic survey, vegetation community mapping, plant identification and BioCondition assessments
  • experience in environmental impact assessment
  • GIS (ArcGIS) skills and a demonstrated application of spatial data management, analysis and mapping.

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