Consultant, Ecologist




Melbourne, Victoria

Just imagine your future with us…

At Aurecon we see the future through a very different lens. Do you?

Innovation, eminence and digital are at the heart of everything we do.  Are you excited about the future?

Are you driven by the opportunity to work on some of the most challenging and complex projects around the world and to learn from the best? We are.

Diversity is at the core of everything we do. We work together to create a culture based on respect, trust and inclusiveness. Our differences are what fuel our creativity.

We embrace flexible working and are always open to discussing your individual needs so that you get to create your own experience with us.

What will you do?

Aurecon’s established Ecology Team is looking for an Ecologist to join our Melbourne team.

Aurecon’s Ecology Team has developed a reputation for high standards of research, fieldwork and reporting. The successful Ecologist will work closely with a friendly and supportive team of highly experienced consultants who specialise in ecology (terrestrial and aquatic), environmental scientists and other environmental disciplines.

The ecology role offers diverse, interesting, and challenging work with an organisation that operates across a wide range of regions, clients and projects. Our forward ecology workload for infrastructure projects across South-Eastern Australia is driving further growth for the business.

The desirable skills and abilities include:

  • 3-5 years’ experience in conducting ecological assessments in Victoria;
  • Demonstrated experience conducting ecological field surveys;
  • Demonstrated report writing, GIS and data management/presentation skills;
  • Motivated to proactively contribute to a team environment, share knowledge, skills and ideas;
  • Excellent internal and external communication skills;
  • High degree of self-motivation and time management;
  • Understanding of Government related approval processes, Victorian and Commonwealth legislation;
  • Formal qualification in ecology, zoology, botany or related discipline; and
  • A commitment to safety and safe work practices, and a willingness to promote Aurecon's safety culture.

Aurecon’s involvement with infrastructure approvals and construction across Victoria and Australia provides unique and specific opportunities for an ecologist. You will be joining our 60+ strong regional Environment & Planning team within the Advisory practice. We are committed to fostering a culture that empowers our people, promotes teamwork and encourages sustainability.

Aurecon has a proud heritage of design excellence and delivery of complex projects. We have built our brand from that foundation and the trust our clients place in us. We describe what we stand for as “Bringing Ideas to Life” which reflects our belief that what we do best is to help clients bring their ideas to reality. Our “Just Imagine” initiative reflects our aspiration to help our clients become future ready and our design thinking strategy is an important part of this initiative.

About us

We’ve re-imagined engineering.

Aurecon is an engineering and infrastructure advisory company, but not as you know it!

For a start, our clients’ ideas drive what we do. Drawing on our deep pool of expertise, we co-create innovative solutions with our clients to some of the world’s most complex challenges. And through a range of unique creative processes and skills, we work to re-imagine, shape and design a better future.

We listen deeply and intently, which helps us see opportunities, possibilities and potential that others can’t.

Think engineering. Think again.

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