Principal Zoologist


360 Environmental


Perth, WA

360 Environmental is one of the largest privately-owned environmental consultancies in Perth and is a contemporary, professional and results-orientated organisation that values diversity. We are values led - aiming to live and act with Respect, People First and Positive Spirit in all that we do. We deliver all aspects of environmental consultancy from our vibrant company.

If you’re keen to take the next step in your career and thrive in an environment where you can make a difference, then we want to hear from you.  We offer a diverse geographical spread of ecological based projects and we have an immediate need for a suitably qualified Principal Zoologist to join our ecology team.  As a leader of the team, you will be responsible to:

  • Lead the technical direction of the fauna team, with support from the Ecology Group Leader
  • Be an approachable team player willing to work closely with all staff to deliver technical excellence
  • Be a self-starter and motivated to work both in the field and office
  • Have an excellent and expansive client network
  • Be an industry leader and willingness to advance your career
  • Be a fantastic communicator and educator.

The roles provide a mixture of office and field-based work on projects located throughout Western Australia. The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate the following:

  • Between 10 - 15 years’ experience in zoology in Western Australia
  • Have a completed a bachelor’s degree or higher in an appropriate discipline such as environmental science, natural resource management, zoology or ecology. Post graduate qualifications are desirable but not essential
  • Highly experienced in undertaking all levels of zoological based surveys, preferably with Pilbara experience
  • Proven experience in leading complex field programs
  • Sound understanding of the State and Federal technical guidelines, regulatory frameworks and legislation for fauna
  • Highly proficient in managing, processing and interpreting large data sets
  • Highly proficient in using electronic software to capture field data
  • Excellent data management and report writing skills
  • A strong desire to learn from and share your knowledge within a team environment
  • Hold a valid Western Australia manual Class C driver’s licence.

Additional skills and experience that are highly desirable, but not essential, for this role are:

  • 4WD and recovery training
  • Senior first aid training (current)
  • ArcGIS or QGIS experience
  • Statistical knowledge using Primer and/or R studio.

This role will require you to bring your expertise and continue to lead our technical excellence through exciting opportunities. We are highly encouraging zoologists, especially with north-west WA experience to apply.

We also offer flexible working arrangements with the ability to work from home and/or the office. If you want to take the next step to advance your career with a people -first WA local company, then we would like to hear from you.

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