Advert ID: 20006506
Senior Botanist / Senior Ecologist
Fairfield, Melbourne, Victoria
Ecology Australia has been providing ecological consultancy services to the public and private sector throughout south-eastern Australia since 1978. We are one of the most highly-regarded and longest-running consultancies in Victoria, with a reputation for delivering high quality work with integrity and professionalism. Our team of ecologists is dedicated to achieving positive environmental outcomes, with a strong focus on scientific principles and objectivity.
We are seeking a Senior Botanist or Senior Ecologist (with a botany focus) to join our team of botanists, zoologists, terrestrial ecologists and aquatic ecologists. Ecology Australia proudly maintains a team of highly skilled staff and we provide a supportive, professional, stimulating and fun working environment.
We are seeking candidates who have a passionate interest in botany and ecology and a desire to contribute their knowledge and expertise to ecological management. As part of the botany team, you will have the opportunity to contribute to a diverse and interesting range of projects and services, including:
As the successful candidate, you will manage small- to large-size projects and contribute to other projects, from the collection and analysis of data, to the production of technical reports. You should be able to provide accurate advice to clients on the environmental policy and legislative implications of their projects. Strong project management skills are required, and previous experience in consulting is highly desirable.
You should be prepared to work flexible hours, work away from home for short periods, and travel in a company vehicle to remote field locations throughout south-eastern Australia, but mostly within Victoria. A Victorian Manual Driver’s Licence and capacity to work outdoors in remote locations are essential.
Responsible to: Director
As the successful candidate, you will have:
Conditions of Employment:
Ecology Australia offers a flexible work environment and has certified Environmental, Quality and Safety management systems. The current position is full-time, although applicants interested in a 9 day fortnight or 4 day week are also encouraged to apply. It will involve both field work and office work, depending on the individual requirements of each project. The successful applicant will be expected to spend periods of time in the field, sometimes in remote locations.
Applicants must have a current Victorian Manual Driver’s Licence.
The salary is negotiable, based on level of experience.
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Your application must include:
Applications must reach us at either of the addresses below no later than 5pm on Friday, 30 October 2020.
Ecology Australia Pty Ltd
88 B Station Street
FAIRFIELD VIC 3078
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