Environmental Services Team Leader (Senior Ecologist)


Ecosure Pty Ltd


Rockhampton, Queensland

We are looking for an enthusiastic team leader to join our Rockhampton office and lead our Central Queensland Environmental Services team. We are ideally seeking a Senior Ecologist / Environmental Scientist, with strong skills in team leadership, environmental project management and an environmental science discipline (i.e., Australian flora or fauna ecology, environmental planning, GIS analysis, water or construction/soil science etc).

You will have the opportunity to assist in delivering environmental management and conservation planning solutions on both large and small-scale projects throughout Central 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 a strong focus on project and budget management.

About us

Ecosure is one of Australia's largest fully certified environmental consultancies that produces world-class environmental solutions. We have a fantastic team, and we are looking for more talented, innovative individuals to join and help us achieve our audacious goal.

Our audacious goal is that by 2030 we have improved the ecosystems of 100 million hectares and 1000 islands worldwide. 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.

We have an amazing workplace culture where we take what we do seriously, but we are also strongly committed to having fun and supporting each other at work. Join our rapidly growing team!

About You

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • Tertiary qualifications in Environmental Science/Environmental Planning/Ecology/Zoology.
  • Experience leading and developing a small team.
  • Working knowledge of Queensland and Commonwealth environmental legislation.
  • Skills and experience in ecological surveys and reporting in Queensland and/or New South Wales.
  • Strong project, budget, and client management skills.
  • Experience in Environmental Impact Statement requirements in Queensland relating to ecology.
  • Experience in planning, coordinating and undertaking fieldwork, as well as a willingness and capability to conduct remote field work.
  • Demonstrated data analysis and report writing skills.
  • Experience in preparing a range of high-quality consulting reports:
    • Fauna habitat and survey techniques.
    • Fauna identification and handling.
    • Queensland flora species.
    • Queensland regional ecosystems framework.
  • Well-developed analytical, written, and verbal communication skills.
  • Current driver's licence - manual licence preferred.

At Ecosure, we believe every employee can lead by example and empower others. The ideal candidate for this role will 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 allocations 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:

  • Prior ecological consulting experience (preferably in QLD).
  • Major project safety inductions and training, including construction white card.
  • Mapping abilities using QGIS and / or ArcGIS.
  • Manual drivers' licence.
  • First Aid/CPR.

Employee Benefits

We value our team and have developed an Employee Benefits Program to support, empower and reward our people.

Here are some benefits we offer: .

  • Flexible working arrangements - split time between Rockhampton office and working from home.
  • Mobile phone allowances.
  • Overtime and Time in Lieu.
  • Celebrating birthdays in style with a paid day off.
  • $200 towards health and wellbeing.
  • Annual company summit .
  • Go1 Online Learning Platform for continuous training and development opportunities.

See the full list of benefits here: https://ecosure.com.au/careers.

Ecosure encourages and values diversity and inclusion. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.


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