Senior Terrestrial Ecologist / Terrestrial Ecologist




Brisbane, Queensland

Salary etc:

Depending on experience

usecology is a leading consulting and offsetting specialist working on meaningful projects focused on Australia's unique flora and fauna. We value teamwork and have a supportive culture that embraces collaboration to deliver quality results for our clients. Our team is looking for an Ecologist, we are open to applications from experienced Senior Ecologists and Ecologists to join our team. You will gain experience and training on upcoming large projects focused on Biodiversity Offsets, Environmental Impact Assessments, fauna/flora surveys targeting protected species.

With Ausecology, you will work with industry specialists and develop your skills as an environmental practitioner by working alongside our experienced team.

If you are that person looking for a new challenge on diverse projects, your new adventure starts with a company that:

  • has a lot of integrity and an experienced team that will enhance your knowledge and growth.
  • supports your ideas and is quick to change and implement innovations.
  • is a hands on ecology company undertaking meaningful work.
  • works on interesting projects/locations.
  • offers professional development opportunities.
  • provides support, empowerment and values innovation and technology.
  • provides flexible work arrangements.
  • has a respected track record for project delivery.
  • has a strong client base.
  • most of all, enjoys having fun!

We will offer you:

A company that values your personal and professional growth, a competitive remuneration package that reflects capability and experience plus:

  • paid birthday off to celebrate your passion.
  • professional development training with a dedicated training budget.
  • salary sacrifice.
  • paid skin checks.
  • paid vaccination appointment.
  • working away from home daily allowance (when required) plus all travel expenses (accommodation, travel, meals etc.
  • paid social events, including; a full-day end-of-year party (and we like a second one in July!), a highlight of the social calendar.
  • referral bonus.

About the Role:

This opportunity is a permanent full-time role, based in Brisbane or Rockhampton, for the right candidate (flexible hours may be negotiated on application).

Key responsibilities will include:

  • undertake/lead ecological assessments.
  • delivering biodiversity values and constraints assessments, rehabilitation monitoring, biodiversity surveys, impact and offset assessments and ecological management plans.
  • collaborating with the broader environment team and contributing to ecology projects in other states.
  • preparation of technical reports and proposals.
  • coordinate and manage project schedules, budgets, resources and project delivery.
  • provide environmental impact assessment expertise for various client/project requirements.
  • develop and maintain positive relationships with clients.
  • undertake/lead ecological assessments.
  • apply and provide Commonwealth, State and Local Government environmental legislation advice.
  • Potential work on Mine sites which may include coal board medicals and drug screening.

About You:

To be successful, you will have:

  • minimum of 3-5 years experience in a field-based ecologist role.
  • tertiary qualifications in ecology/botany/environmental management or related discipline.
  • experience with flora and fauna surveys, protected plant surveys, biosecurity surveys, BioCondition assessments, regional ecosystem delineation, BAM assessments.
  • motivation to proactively contribute to a team environment, share knowledge, skills and ideas.
  • A sense of humour.

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