Consultant Ecologist





Litoria Consulting is a leading environmental consulting firm, specialising in the areas of ecology, bushfire science and conservation planning. Litoria Consulting services a wide variety of sectors including urban development, resources, infrastructure and government sectors. Offering assessments, advice and approvals, Litoria Consulting prides itself on evidence-based approach to environmental problem solving. Our culture encourages independent thinking, project stewardship and environmental leadership. 

The Opportunity

Due to continued growth, Litoria Consulting has an exciting opportunity for talented Environmental Scientists / Ecologists to join our team. You will work alongside other Environmental Scientists / Ecologists and be mentored by leading senior scientists and report to a Director with more than 20 years' experience in environmental assessment and approvals. This is a rewarding and diverse role which will provide you with exposure to all aspects of environmental assessment process from project due diligence, through assessment and approvals, to construction environmental management. 

The Requirements

The successful candidate will have:

  • Tertiary qualifications in environmental science or science majoring in ecology, zoology or botany (Honours minimum).
  • Demonstrated experience in both botanical and zoological survey and assessment methods.
  • Queensland plant and animal identification skills.
  • Proficiency in spatial analysis (GIS).
  • Knowledge of local, State and Commonwealth environmental assessment and approvals process.
  • Minimum 2 years' experience in a consulting or assessment role; however, students in their final year of undergraduate studies and those currently completing postgraduate studies will be considered. 

You will also be familiar with the practical aspects of environmental management, including relevant industry best practice and hold a current Class C driver's licence. Previous development assessment and approvals experience would be well regarded.

As a self-motivated individual, you will have a passion for fieldwork and a strong focus on client outcomes and project delivery. Confidence in your technical expertise will be complemented by effective verbal and written communication skills and the capacity to consistently meet deadlines.

The Benefits

This is a fantastic opportunity to work for a specialist environmental firm where you will have the opportunity to work directly with clients, contribute to the business and strengthen your skills across a wide variety of projects. You'll join a supportive, integrated team of highly skilled professionals who are incredibly passionate about their work. Located in Fortitude Valley's bustling James Street precinct, the role offers opportunities for flora and fauna survey assignments throughout Queensland and interstate.

In return for your hard work and dedication, you will be rewarded with competitive remuneration, commensurate with the skills and experience that you will bring to Litoria Consulting. We also provide professional and technical development opportunities and maintain staff professional memberships.

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