Senior Wildlife Biologist / Senior Fauna Ecologist


Ecosure Pty Ltd



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 and passionate Senior Wildlife Biologist / Fauna Ecologist to join the South-east Queensland team. Ideally, we are seeking someone with in-depth knowledge and experience in biology, ecology, project management, proposal and report writing.

You will manage multiple and multi-faceted projects from inception to completion, undertaking work across Australia for a range of clients (primarily local and state government). Key project areas for the role include:

  • Wildlife population assessments and threatened species monitoring
  • Human-wildlife conflict mitigation e.g. human safety around dingoes, managing wildlife in an urban environment while prioritising welfare and conservation
  • Threat identification and mitigation (e.g. developing pest animal management strategies, reducing road strike and other causes of urban mortality).

About You

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • Tertiary qualifications in wildlife biology, fauna ecology, zoology, or related discipline
  • Excellent fauna identification and survey skills
  • Strong understanding of wildlife management principles
  • Passionate about wildlife and achieving positive environmental outcomes
  • Strong proposal, report writing ability and technical writing skills
  • Project management capacity to deliver within scope, budget, and timeframes
  • High level interpersonal and client relationship management skills.

The following skills and attributes would be highly regarded (but not essential):

  • Manual Drivers Licence
  • The ability to organise, resource and schedule allocation of work across various teams and projects
  • The ability to build successful team dynamics and mentor
  • First Aid/CPR
  • Prior consulting experience
  • Major project safety inductions and training, including construction white card
  • The ability to organise, resource and schedule allocation of work across various teams and projects.

What We Offer

  • Flexible working environment including options to split time between office and working from home
  • Continuous learning and development opportunities
  • Supportive executive leadership
  • 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.

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