Casual Ecologist/Environmental Scientist

Posted 3 months ago

We are seeking a motivated and enthusiastic Casual Ecologist/Environmental Scientist. We are seeking someone preferably with 3 years’ experience in the environmental consulting industry.  The position is casual on an as needs basis.

Requirements:

  • A relevant Bachelor-level university degree in the field of Ecology, Environmental Science, Botany, Zoology or another relevant discipline.
  • A minimum of 3 years practical experience undertaking field-based surveys, data analysis and reporting, preferably in a consulting capacity.
  • Experience in application of the NSW biodiversity planning framework, Biodiversity Conservation Act 2016 and BAM Plots.
  • Experience undertaking ecological survey with sound skills in the identification of the vegetation communities of NSW.
  • Working knowledge of relevant NSW and Commonwealth environmental legislation and planning policies in relation to field surveys and report writing.
  • Previous experience in preparing ecological reports such as ecological impact assessments, monitoring reports and management plans, 5-part tests, BDAR Reports, including Vegetation Management Plans.
  • Experience in Fauna Relocation desirable.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team of professionals.
  • Solid problem solving, analytical and conceptual skills.
  • Strong communication skills, including technical report writing.
  • Ability to work outdoors in field locations and a willingness to travel is essential.
  • A full current NSW driver’s licence.
  • Accredited BAM assessor (desirable).

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