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Title:

Experienced Ecologist

Advertiser:

Eco Logical Australia Pty Ltd

Location:

Leongatha, Warragul, Traralgon or Morwell, Victoria

Salary etc:

Fixed-term, Full-time.

Full time 6 months contract (possibility of being extended)

Gippsland Region of Victoria

Would you like to:

  • Work on a project close to home in regional Victoria
  • Expand your career in beautiful natural surroundings

ECO LOGICAL AUSTRALIA, a Tetra Tech Company, is a leading environmental consultancy and we are looking for an enthusiastic and experienced Ecologist to join our talented and growing team. The role will involve ecological fieldwork and report preparation for a large project in the Gippsland region. We will provide you with opportunities to further develop your technical expertise and consulting skills in a supportive environment.

About the role:

With the continued success of our Victorian business and a growing pipeline of work we are looking for an enthusiastic, regionally-based Ecological Consultant to assist in meeting project demand over the next six months. You will have the opportunity to contribute to transport, water, and energy projects across regional Victoria with the potential to extend the contract or for a permanent role within the company after the initial six month contract term.

The role will involve flora and fauna assessments and proposal and report preparation under the guidance of ELA’s senior consultants. We will provide you with opportunities to further develop your ecological expertise and broaden your project experience while being supported by a team of approachable experts across ecology, cultural heritage, NRM, bushfire and GIS disciplines.

About you:

This role will allow you to combine your passion for flora and fauna with your knowledge of legislation and approval processes, and expertise in data analysis and writing to deliver high quality work and great outcomes for our clients and the environment.

A strong background in botany and experience completing vegetation quality assessments (i.e. habitat hectare assessments), along with a regional base (preferable Gippsland), will be considered favourably.

To be successful, you will have:

  • Tertiary qualifications in Environmental Science/Ecology or related discipline
  • At least two years’ Victorian ecological consulting experience
  • Strong Victorian fauna and/or flora species knowledge and identification skills
  • Experience in flora and/or fauna assessments, including vegetation, habitat and targeted surveys and be VQA accredited
  • Working knowledge of Victoria and Commonwealth environmental legislation
  • Experience planning, coordinating, and undertaking ecological fieldwork
  • Well-developed analytical, written, and verbal communication skills
  • Experience preparing a range of high-quality reports, such as environmental assessments, monitoring, and management plans
  • Current driver’s licence
  • Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft office software

It is also desirable that you have:

  • DELWP’s VQA accreditation or ability to attain competency
  • Project management skills and experience

We will offer you:

A competitive remuneration package for an initial 6 month contract, in addition to a range of other benefits including birthday leave, health and wellbeing initiatives, and professional development and study leave.

How to apply:

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Date published:

06-Sep-2021

Closing date:

20-Sep-2021