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Mid Level Ecologist




Port Macquarie, NSW

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JBEnviro (formerly Darkheart Eco) is  boutique ecological consultancy based in Port Macquarie on the mid north coast of NSW for nearly 25 years.

We urgently require a mid level ecologist with experience ideally in a consulting environment, to join our team and share our success. Graduates with relevant qualifications and experience will also be considered.

If you are seeking a long term position with a variable mix of field and office work that not only offers a unique opportunity for leadership and professional growth; and you want to build a highly respected industry reputation, but still maintain that precious work-life balance and live and work in the best parts of NSW: this is the job for you.

While this is a full time position, we are open to a casual position for applicants which meet the following criteria.


  • Tertiary qualifications in Environmental Science, Ecology, Natural Resources, Botany, etc (not Fisheries or Marine Science).
  • Demonstrable experience in applying NSW legislation, preferably relevant to consulting ecology.
  • Botanical ID skills, preferably in the North Coast Bioregion but Sydney Basin also desirable.
  • Demonstrable knowledge and experience in flora and fauna identification and survey, and fauna handling in NSW.
  • Demonstrable experience/capability in scientific report preparation.
  • Experience/formal training in operating a 4WD vehicle.
  • Ability to perform at times physically strenuous labour or medium to high level of physical fitness.
  • Very high level of self-motivation and demonstrated ability to perform tasks with minimal supervision.
  • Current drivers licence.


  • BAM accreditation, or demonstrated experience in applying the methodology or BBAM.
  • Skills/experience in GIS and aerial photo interpretation.
  • Qualifications and skills/experience in bushland regeneration.
  • Demonstrated ability to prepare/co-ordinate the preparation of a Review of Environmental Factors, Environmental Impact Statements, Vegetation Management Plans, Bush Regeneration Plans and/or Plans of Management 

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