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Title:

Senior Wildlife Biologist / Senior Fauna Ecologist

Advertiser:

Ecosure Pty Ltd

Location:

Brisbane

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 the role 

Are you an experienced wildlife biologist/ecologist looking for a senior role in a passionate team? The Ecosure wildlife team are recognised as experts in their field. We have an exciting and diverse portfolio of projects which include some of Australia’s most iconic species. We undertake fauna surveys for protected and threatened species at sites across Australia. We implement wildlife health surveillance programs to assist in population recovery, and we are leaders in human-wildlife conflict, which includes employing novel solutions to allow humans and wildlife to coexist in harmony. 

We are looking for an enthusiastic and passionate Senior Wildlife Biologist/Senior Fauna Ecologist to join our Southeast 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).  

Required Skills and Experience  

  • Qualifications in one or more of: wildlife biology, ecology, environmental science, or related disciplines  
  • Strong understanding of wildlife management principles and fauna survey methods  
  • Passionate about wildlife and achieving positive environmental outcomes  
  • Consulting and project management experience  
  • Demonstrated business development and client liaison skills 
  • Fluent proposal, report writing ability and technical writing skills  
  • Strong project management to deliver within scope, budget, and timeframes. 
  • High level interpersonal and client relationship management skills including aptitude for developing customer relationships.  
  • The ability to plan and coordinate teams for fieldwork  
  • Passionate about wildlife and achieving positive environmental outcomes.   

Overall, the following skills and attributes would be highly regarded: 

  • Manual drivers licence  
  • The ability to build successful team dynamics and mentor  
  • First Aid/CPR  
  • Major project safety inductions and training, including construction white card.  

Some of the benefits we offer:  

  • Flexible working arrangements – split time in the office and working from home 
  • Mobile phone allowance 
  • Overtime and Time in Lieu 
  • Employee Assistance Program 
  • Annual Company Summit 
  • Go1 Online Learning Platform for continuous training and development opportunities.  

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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Date published:

13-Jun-2022

Closing date:

28-Jul-2022