Senior Level Ecologist


Ecoplanning Pty Ltd


Thirroul, NSW preferred or other locations considered by negotiation

Salary etc:

$100,000 - $140,000

About us

Ecoplanning is an environmental consultancy specialising in the provision of ecological, conservation planning and offset advice. 

Since our inception in 2014, we have become a sought after advisor to many sectors including Commonwealth, State and Local Government, mining and development. 

These successful working relationships have established Ecoplanning’s reputation as a knowledgeable and trustworthy consultancy, capable of guiding our clients through complex planning and offsetting processes, whilst providing value for money.

The opportunity

Due to our consistent and high-quality service, and expert advice, the demand for our services is increasing, resulting in an exciting opportunity for an experienced Senior Level Ecologist to join us.

In this position, you will take a leadership role in sourcing and managing strategic and innovative projects, working with and learning from highly experienced and respected staff, and mentoring the next generation of ecologists.



  • A degree in Environmental Science, Ecology, Conservation Biology or related discipline
  • Considerable experience managing projects, budgets, teams and the expectations of clients and stakeholders
  • Ability to travel and work in remote locations
  • Ability to prepare fee proposals
  • Ability to design, plan and conduct comprehensive ecological field surveys, including surveys in remote locations
  • Detailed understanding of State and Commonwealth legislation as it applies to biodiversity impact assessment and offsetting
  • Ability to self-motivate and to deliver outcomes with competing priorities
  • A willingness and capacity to work within a team environment and a positive and collaborative company culture to contribute to the professional development and growth of all staff
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, and attention to detail
  • A current driver licence (C Class)
  • Alignment with the company values of respect, integrity, commitment, personal growth and team


  • Honours or postgraduate qualification in a relevant discipline
  • A work history that closely aligns with the products and services offered by Ecoplanning
  • Practical knowledge of Biodiversity Offsetting at State and Commonwealth level
  • BAM accredited
  • Strengths in botanical survey
  • ArcGIS competent
  • Other relevant training, such as Provide First Aid, White Card, 4WD training, etc.

Our culture

We appreciate and value our staff. We understand that the contributions our people make to the Ecoplanning team, the quality of their relationships with clients and the advice they provide, are integral to maintaining the company’s reputation and creating a healthy working environment.

Ecoplanning is always open to discussing employment opportunities with high calibre ecologists who align with our company values of respect, integrity, commitment, personal growth and team.

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