Casual Ecologist





About the Opportunity

We are seeking casual Ecologists, who have demonstrated initiative and are motivated to develop their technical skills on a number of exciting projects. The successful applicant strives for efficient project delivery, focused on delivering high quality project outcomes and prior field experience would be highly regarded.

About Umwelt

With almost three decades of experience and eight locations nationwide, we are a team of vibrant professionals with experience across a range of sectors including renewables, infrastructure, Defence, regulation and policy, resources, and the urban development sector We provide fully integrated environmental and social assessment and management services including concept and feasibility, technical assessment, consultation, approvals, delivery, operation, and decommissioning.

At Umwelt, workplace culture is paramount. Our people are our most important asset, and we are committed to providing a workplace that supports our team to grow with a collaborative and supportive environment and engaging project opportunities. Continue to expand your career with a company that inspires and empowers you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow, and succeed as part of a consultancy that puts its people first.

About you

We are looking for motivated and enthusiastic graduate and experienced casual Ecologists who have:

  • Tertiary qualifications in a relevant field, and between 1-3 years' experience (including ecological research experience such as Honours), with prior consulting experience highly regarded. Outstanding candidates in their final year of a degree may be considered.
  • Demonstrated experience in planning and undertaking ecological surveys.
  • Demonstrated interest and skills in botany and avifauna surveys are particularly desirable.
  • Positive attitude, highly motivated and has a strong team commitment.
  • Ability to work autonomously and travel for work.
  • Availability at short notice and flexibility is necessary.

What we offer

Our people are our number one asset, and we are committed to providing a workplace that supports our team to grow. As part of our team, you will be offered: .

  • A role working alongside highly experienced professionals that can support you to grow and develop professionally.
  • Opportunities to work nationally across a range of sectors on diverse and technically challenging projects.
  • Flexible work arrangements to support a work/life balance.
  • A workplace culture of learning and personal development, with a mix of in-house and externally hosted training opportunities offered as well as mentorship.
  • Established and well considered wellbeing tools and initiatives and hands-on training.
  • Competitive remuneration based on skills and experience.

Diversity and Inclusion

Our vision is to make a difference for our clients, our people, and the world around us. We rely on the diversity and unique experiences that each of our employees bring to deliver on this vision. We are an equal opportunity employer, and we value diversity in the workplace.

Our team is privileged to work closely with Indigenous communities across the nation, and we are actively progressing, as a team, the commitments we have made in our own Reconciliation Action Plan. We strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

We support and promote a family-friendly working environment, and we offer a range of family-friendly work practices that allow our team members to balance their work commitments with their family responsibilities. This includes flexible work arrangements, paid parental leave and additional #MeDays, as well as a range of established and well considered wellbeing tools and initiatives.

To be eligible for this position you must have legal work rights to work in Australia.


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