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Title:

Senior Wildlife Biologist | Team Leader

Advertiser:

Ecosure Pty Ltd

Location:

Brisbane

About Ecosure

Ecosure envisions a future where ecosystems worldwide are thriving with natural brilliance. We are on a mission to be the world’s best in ecosystem management. Our audacious goal is that by 2030 we have improved the ecosystems of 100 million hectares and 1000 islands worldwide. To achieve this, our team embody our core values of passion, optimism, leadership, team spirit, ethics and responsiveness

From humble beginnings in 1994, Ecosure has grown into one of Australia’s largest fully certified environmental consultancies that produces world-class solutions to environmental problems. We have a fantastic team, and we are looking for more talented, innovative professionals to join and help us achieve our audacious goal. 

Ecosure promotes a friendly, inclusive and diverse workplace culture where all staff are supported and celebrated for their contributions. We are a team of passionate, optimistic leaders who are driven by an ethical and responsive approach to improve the world’s natural brilliance.

About the Role

Due to recent growth, we are looking for an enthusiastic Senior to join our Wildlife Services team. Ideally, we are seeking someone with in-depth knowledge and experience in biology, project management, proposal and report writing and have strongly grounded business development skills.

You will manage multiple and multi-faceted projects from inception to completion, undertaking work throughout Queensland. The aim of Wildlife Services is to achieve best practice wildlife management outcomes.

About You

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • Qualifications in wildlife biology, ecology, environmental science, or related disciplines
  • Strong consulting and project management experience
  • Excellent fauna and flora identification skills, including their management principles
  • Knowledge of Commonwealth, Queensland and interstate environmental legislation
  • Demonstrated business development and client liaison skills
  • Fluent proposal, report writing ability and technical writing skills.
  • Strong project management to deliver within scope, budget, and timeframes.
  • High level interpersonal and client relationship management skills including aptitude for developing customer relationships.
  • Ability to create a pipeline of forward work through strong client liaison skills and business development.
  • Passionate about wildlife and achieving positive environmental outcomes.

At Ecosure, we believe every employee can lead by example and empower others. The ideal candidate for this role will ideally have experience with leadership and demonstrate:

  • high level communication skills
  • strong operational health and safety standards and the ability to prioritise the safety of a team in the field
  • the ability to organise, resource and schedule allocation of work across various teams and projects
  • The capability to evaluate and performance manage
  • The ability to build successful team dynamics

The following skills and attributes would be highly regarded:

  • Manual Drivers Licence
  • First Aid/CPR
  • Prior consulting experience (QLD or NSW)
  • Mapping abilities using QGIS and / or ArcGIS
  • Major project safety inductions and training, including construction white card

What We Offer

  • Continuous learning and development opportunities
  • Supportive executive leadership with strong goal setting initiatives
  • Work alongside a passionate team that values strong team spirit

Ecosure encourages and values diversity and inclusion in the workplace as we are an Equal Employment Opportunities employer. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

How to apply:

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Date published:

05-Oct-2021

Closing date:

18-Nov-2021