Advert ID: 20010828
Consultant Botanist / Botanist
Ecology and Heritage Partners Pty Ltd
Geelong or Melbourne, Victoria
Ecology and Heritage Partners Pty Ltd is an established consultancy providing services in Botany, Zoology, and Cultural Heritage. With a highly experienced team of consultants the Company works throughout Australia with offices situated in Melbourne, Geelong, Adelaide and Canberra. This enables us to service a wide range of clients, including Government agencies and corporate businesses, to encompass a wide range of projects within sectors and industries including, renewable energy, transport infrastructure, natural resources, and urban/regional development to name a few.
Due to a sustained increase in workload, we are seeking to appoint a motivated and enthusiastic botanical consultant who wishes to develop and contribute their experience and skills to provide sustainable and innovative environmental solutions to complex development and environmental management problems.
This position will be based in either our Geelong or Melbourne office, to service work primarily focused in Victoria, however interstate travel may be required from time to time. The position requires familiarity with Victoria's flora and ecosystems, a working understanding of Victoria's Guidelines for the removal, destruction or lopping of native vegetation, and other environmental legislation (e.g. EPBC Act).
The ability to communicate this information, both verbally and in technical reports, will be a key consideration in the selection process. Skills in the design and management of detailed field investigations, and plant identification should reflect your experience and application level. The position offers an excellent opportunity for professional development in an established, but growing business. You will also develop skills in winning new work as you build client relationships and respond to new project and client opportunities.
To be successful you will have:
You will also have good time management capability, excellent communication skills and the ability to meet deadlines. You will be willing to share your knowledge and learn from others, enjoy being part of our team, and be passionate about making a positive contribution toward biodiversity conservation in Australia.
The position offers a flexible work environment with considerable opportunities to grow and move within the Company. Ecology and Heritage Partners is committed to a culture of collaboration, support and safety, recognising that people are our greatest asset. Our aim is to work with our staff to maximise their potential.
What We Offer You
Company benefits include: