Ecologist (Botanist)


Umwelt (Australia) Pty Limited


Newcastle, NSW

Salary etc:

Full-time position

Due to continued growth within our business, we are looking for a motivated and enthusiastic Ecologist (Botanist) to join our strong team of skilled Ecology professionals, based in our Newcastle office or nearby region.

  • National environmental and social consulting service provider
  • Diverse project opportunities
  • One of Australia’s largest employee-owned environmental consultancies
  • Vibrant team culture
  • Strong organisational values

About the role:

We are seeking an Ecologist (Botanist) who is looking to progress their career in ecological consulting. Our ideal candidate holds prior experience in conducting ecological field work within New South Wales and is motivated to develop their technical skills on a number of exciting Projects. The successful applicant has prior botanical experience, strives for technical excellence and will be focused on delivering high quality project outcomes.

About you:

We are looking for a motivated and enthusiastic experienced Ecologist (Botanist) who has:

  • Tertiary qualifications in a relevant field, and has 3-6 years’ experience, with prior consulting experience highly regarded
  • Demonstrated experience in planning and undertaking flora surveys
  • Prior experience and demonstrated knowledge of NSW Plant Community Types is highly regarded
  • Desirably BAM accredited or with extensive experience in BAM data capture and analysis
  • Prior experience and knowledge of State and Commonwealth environmental legislation
  • Prior experience in bushfire planning and assessment would be considered favourably.
  • Experience in developing and maintaining positive relationships with a range of stakeholders including peers, clients and government agencies
  • Ability to work autonomously, is highly motivated and has strong team commitment.
  • Be willing to work flexible hours and travel for work

About Umwelt

Umwelt is a leading environmental and social consultancy that is committed to delivering high quality services, tailored to the needs of our regional, national and international clients. Our people are our number one asset, and we are committed to providing a workplace that supports our team to grow. Our large ecology team works across Australia with key sectors including government, resources, renewables, Defence, urban and transport infrastructure and conservation.

What we offer:

  • A role working alongside highly experienced professionals that can support you to grow and develop professionally.
  • Opportunity to work over a wide geographic area across a range of sectors on diverse and technically challenging projects.
  • Opportunity to progress and develop within a supportive team environment.
  • Flexible work arrangements.
  • An attractive remuneration package.

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