Spatial Ecologist


Spectrum Ecology & Spatial


Leederville, Perth, WA

Spectrum Ecology & Spatial is a Perth-based environmental consultancy built on innovation, scientific rigour, and quality service. We offer a comprehensive suite of capabilities in the fields of ecology, botany, zoology, and spatial sciences. Due to strong growth and increasing business opportunities, we are looking for an experienced Spatial Ecologist to join the highly talented and growing team in our Leederville office.

Job tasks and responsibilities

We are looking for highly-motivated Spatial Ecologist with a minimum of three-years industry experience. The successful applicant will have the ability to develop and apply sophisticated spatial solutions to complex ecological problems.

This role will perform a wide range of tasks that may include:

  • Raster and vector analysis for ecological applications
  • Report writing based on spatial and non-spatial environmental data
  • Conducting ecological field surveys 
  • Capturing and processing of aerial data from UAV platforms
  • Use of photogrammetric software to produce orthomosaics and 3d surface models from UAV, manned-aircraft, or satellite platforms
  • Ecological and species distribution modelling
  • Production of training data for Machine Learning applications
  • Project management and client liaison

Skills and experience

  • Bachelor-level degree in GIS/Remote Sensing related course. Post-graduate qualifications are not essential but will be viewed favourably
  • Highly competent in the use of GIS software including ArcGIS/QGIS
  • Solid understanding and skills in Python scripting
  • Strong analytical skills, including statistical analysis are highly desirable
  • Self-motivated with demonstrated problem-solving abilities
  • Excellent communication and team skills

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