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Senior Ecologist


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Job Summary

AECOM has an exciting opportunity for a passionate and quality driven senior ecologist to join our established and growing natural resources group in the Brisbane environment team.

As a member of our ecology team, you will be leading a growing range of projects within the transport, renewable energy, Defence and the resource sectors. Your time will be divided between field and office, allowing for data interrogation, client liaison, project management and technical report delivery predominately across Queensland.

This role presents an excellent opportunity for a current ecologist who is looking to take the next step in their professional career, or a senior who is looking to further develop their skillset working in an international consultancy. If you are an ecologist with NSW experience, willing to relocate to QLD, we also want to hear from you.

A snapshot of the opportunity includes:

  • Planning and implementation of ecological investigations, including.

o Baseline ecological surveys

o Regional ecosystem verification assessments

o Bio-condition assessments

o Targeted flora and fauna surveys

o Fauna Habitat Assessments

o Offset suitability surveys

  • Data analysis, mapping and impact assessment,

  • Preparation and review of technical reporting, including investigation reports, constraints assessments, species management plans, offset strategies and environmental impact statements.

  • Management of ecology projects and client relationships

  • Preparing proposals

  • Mentoring junior staff

  • Business development

  • Developing and maintaining technical networks

  • Participating in technical leadership initiatives across the environment team.

Minimum Requirements

  • 5-10 years of relevant ecological experience, preferably Queensland (NSW experience will be considered)

  • Experience working in a consulting environment – highly advantageous

  • Experience delivering ecological field programs including baseline and targeted surveys

  • Class C, open licence required and experience with 4WD – desirable

  • Ability and willingness to travel as required, including working remotely in the field, often in rural Queensland - essential

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Science, specialising in ecology/environmental science

  • Experience with Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and data management systems

  • Biocondition Training, Regional Ecosystem Training and/or recognition as a Suitably Qualified Person under the Queensland Flora Survey Guidelines.

What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is pioneering the future. Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions inclusion, diversity and overall employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only delivering a better world, but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Ecology

Business Line Environment

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country Australia

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 254845BR

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

Job details
Date posted
5 Oct 2021
Executive Management & Consulting
Enviro/Geo Testing & Analysis
$100k ~ $100k
Contract type
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Full Time
Job mode
Standard/Business Hours

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