Multiple positions - GIS Officer, Field Ecologist, Ecologist, Senior Ecologist, Principal Ecologist


MJD Environmental


Newcastle, NSW

MJD Environmental is a growing multi-disciplinary environmental consultancy servicing the Land Development, Resources and Energy sectors. We are situated in Newcastle and have projects across NSW.

Due to high demand and new project engagements for 2022 we have multiple positions to fill including GIS officer, Field Ecologist, Ecologist, Senior Ecologist and Principal Ecologist.

We will be considering full time, part time and casual arrangements for the right candidates.

A special note to those senior candidates, we do not require you to undertake business development if that is not in your comfort zone, however the roles do have a client interface and project delivery responsibilites.

In this position, you will be working within the team on a variety of projects in the fields of ecology, restoration ecology, environmental management, biodiversity impact and offset assessment and bushfire planning and assessment. The successful candidates will be enthusiastic individuals with a strong desire to grow within the company who can demonstrate the following:


  • Tertiary qualifications in environmental science / ecology or similar.
  • Demonstrated experience (including environmental consultancy experience) as an ecologist or similar commensurate with the role(s) you are applying for
  • NSW BAM Accreditation and experience highly regarded but not essential.
  • Understanding and application of guiding local, state and commonwealth legislation and policy.
  • Experience in preparation of a range of reports/ formats including ecological impact assessments, management plans, monitoring and compliance, Biobanking, BAM.
  • Demonstrated time and budget management skills.
  • Familiarisation with GIS/ GPS and use of technology in field and office settings.
  • Current unrestricted drivers licence.
  • Advanced computer literacy with the Microsoft Office suite.
  • Willingness and ability to work flexible hours and travel for short periods.
  • A strong work ethic.
  • Bushfire planning and assessment experience highly regarded but not essential.


  • Demonstrated skills and experience with GIS - ESRI/QGIS.
  • Experience with GPS and field capture technology management.
  • Advanced computer literacy with the Microsoft Office suite.
  • Programming and script highly regarded but not essentail.

What's in it for you?

  • Immediate start available.
  • Convenient Hunter location.
  • Work with a company that strongly supports a healthy work/life balance.
  • Strong emphasis on career progression and growth.

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