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Title:

Ecologist

Advertiser:

Ecosure

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

We are looking for an enthusiastic Ecologist to join our team. Ideally, we are seeking a Terrestrial Ecologist, with strong skills in Australian flora survey, identification and management.

You will have the opportunity to assist in delivering environmental management and conservation planning solutions on both large- and small-scale projects throughout Queensland for a variety of clients.

The role will involve assessments in accordance with State and Commonwealth guidelines, data management, report preparation, proposal preparation, client liaison, and project and budget management depending on your level of expertise.

About You

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • Tertiary qualifications in Environmental Science/Ecology/Zoology
  • Working knowledge of Queensland and Commonwealth environmental legislation
  • Skills and experience in flora surveys and reporting; including surveys for protected plants, threatened ecological communities and BioCondition assessments in use in Queensland and/or New South Wales
  • Working knowledge of fauna survey techniques and fauna identification and handling
  • Working knowledge of Queensland regional ecosystems framework
  • Queensland flora species and fauna habitat knowledge and identification skills
  • Knowledge of Environmental Impact Statement requirements in QLD relating to ecology
  • Experience in planning, coordinating and undertaking ecological fieldwork
  • Willingness and capability to conduct remote field work
  • Demonstrated data analysis and report writing skills
  • Strong time and project management skills
  • A commitment to safety and safe work practices
  • Well-developed analytical, written, and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work well with a variety of other people and work safely in the field
  • Current driver’s licence – manual licence preferred.

The following skills and attributes would be highly regarded:

  • Manual Drivers Licence
  • First Aid/CPR
  • Experience in preparing a range of high-quality consulting reports
  • Prior ecological consulting experience (preferably in QLD or NSW)
  • Mapping abilities using QGIS and / or ArcGIS
  • Major project safety inductions and training, including construction white card
  • Strong project, budget, and client management skills.

What We Offer

  • Continuous learning and development opportunities
  • Supportive 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:

20-Oct-2021

Closing date:

03-Dec-2021