Senior Ecologist - BAM accredited





  • Opportunity open to BAM accredited assessors in NSW, ACT or VIC.
  • Work on exciting projects and be supported by industry leaders.
  • Flexible working to keep your work life balance healthy.

What’s on offer:

  • A front row seat in Australia’s energy transition.
  • Flexible work arrangements including WFH.
  • Attractive salary plus excellent benefits.
  • Opportunities for growth and development with a generous training budget.
  • Part of a successful and growing business.
  • Paid parental and partner leave.
  • Energetic and friendly team culture.
  • Well-being program and EAP.
  • Diverse work environment.
  • Ethical client base.

The opportunity:

NGH is seeking a BAM accredited senior level Ecologist to join the team. The successful candidate will play a key role in carrying out biodiversity projects, including in large renewable energy and linear infrastructure projects.

Our consultants work across a broad range of market sectors, including renewables, infrastructure, utilities, government, waste management, and resource extraction (quarries, mining) and are seen as true advisors of the business and our clients in relation to biodiversity projects.

You will work with a team of industry leaders and be mentored to develop and grow your career and experience. This could be an excellent career opportunity if you’re looking to broaden your knowledge, manage projects, grow mentoring experience and work on exciting projects in diverse landscapes and be supported by industry leaders across eastern Australia.

Any day may see you:

  • Facilitate excellent project delivery across the Biodiversity team in your area of speciality.
  • Deliver environmental surveys and impact assessments of terrestrial ecosystems, specifically flora and/or fauna, biodiversity and habitat.
  • Manage your own projects as well as contribute to the projects of other staff as required.
  • Prepare biodiversity assessments, management plans and offset strategies.
  • Preparation of a variety of flora and fauna assessment and management reports.
  • Conduct site inspections.
  • Identify/ provide practical solutions to mitigate environmental impacts.

Here’s what we’re looking for:

Candidates will need a degree in an ecological discipline and a track record in ecological surveying and assessment, preferably gained from within an environmental consultancy. With excellent organisational capabilities, you will have:

  • Tertiary qualifications in Environmental Science, Ecology or related field.
  • Biodiversity Assessment Method (BAM) accreditation.
  • Demonstrated experience in flora and/or fauna identification.
  • Knowledge of state and Commonwealth environmental legislation and policy.
  • Demonstrated experience with GIS.
  • Excellent communication skills - verbal and written.

NGH. Careers unbound. Lifestyles unmatched.

Drawing on diverse and innovative experience of 30 years, NGH provides sustainable knowledge-based solutions to a variety of private and public sector clients. The breadth of our experience is as diverse as the Australian landscape. Founded in regional NSW, NGH is considered an industry leader in renewable energy, having worked in this sector for around 20 years. Our key strength is our people and as an employer we provide flexibility in the workplace, generous professional development budgets and work hard to create a positive and supportive work culture.

NGH is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. During recruitment, all qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, and people of all ages. Indigenous candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

Note: NGH have offices in city centres and regionally across Sydney, Wagga, Newcastle, Bega, Wodonga, Canberra, Brisbane, Gold Coast, Sunshine Coast, Townsville and Melbourne.


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