Ecologist (Terrestrial)


CQG Consulting


Rockhampton, Queensland

This is your opportunity to join one of Queensland’s leading environmental consultancies & be involved in projects that enable sustainable development while protecting our natural environment.

CQG Consulting (CQ Environmental Pty Ltd) is highly regarded in the environmental sector. Established in 2003, we are privately owned & proud of our reputation working with Traditional Owners, our clients, government agencies & the community to deliver practical and forward-thinking solutions.

We are seeking experienced professionals who share our values and passion & are ready for challenges. 

About the Role

  • You will be part of a team of ecologists, GIS specialists, planners, engineers & environmental scientists working on projects throughout Queensland
  • Mix of outdoor & indoor activities
  • Your role with include designing ecological surveys, conducting desktop assessments & field investigations, interpreting field data & preparing technical reports

About you

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • A genuine love for working outdoors, a positive can-do attitude & enjoy working in a team environment
  • Degree level qualifications in Ecology, Biology, Botany, Zoology, Natural Resource Management, Environmental Science or related field
  • Over five years related experience conducting terrestrial flora & fauna surveys 
  • Have excellent communication skills
  • Be willing to travel for field work
  • Demonstrated problem solving abilities
  • Common sense & ability to think on your feet
  • A dedication to working safely & seeking smarter ways of doing things
  • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft suite of programs & capturing spatial data.
  • Australian Citizenship & driver's licence


  • Previous experience working  in construction, consulting, government, Defence, industry or mining
  • Knowledge of Commonwealth & Queensland environmental legislation and approvals
  • C class manual driver's licence
  • White card, First Aid, 4WD certificates


  • Ongoing professional development
  • Internal mentoring by highly experienced environmental professionals
  • Annual employee retreat
  • Employee health support programs

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Closing date:

23 April 2021

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