Aurecon provides world class engineering, management and specialist technical services to clients across Australia and internationally. An independent, employee owned company, Aurecon has more than 6,000 staff in over 80 offices worldwide. Our vision is to foster human achievement, and our partnerships with clients make a daily difference to the communities in which we live and work.

Aurecon's Queensland Advisory Team possess a strong capability within the Environment and Planning field from project planning and feasibility to construction on a wide range of projects including major infrastructure in roads, rail, energy, industrial and port facilities across Queensland and Australia.

Our current committed and projected workload provides a unique and specific opportunity for an experienced Ecologist to join the team in our Brisbane office.

The skills and abilities we are searching for include:  

  • Qualifications in ecology/environmental science or other related discipline
  • 5-10 years’ experience in one (or combination) of the following areas:
    • Terrestrial ecology
    • Aquatic ecology
    • Environmental Impact Assessment
    • Environmental Approvals/Licensing/Permitting
  • Strong skills in flora and fauna species identification
  • Local Queensland experience is preferred
  • Strong experience conducting ecological field surveys
  • Strong project management and client engagement experience
  • Demonstrated strong communication skills and an ability to discuss detailed environmental concepts with engineers (or other professionals) to develop sustainable environmental and engineering design solutions
  • Accurate reporting skills and the ability to work to tight deadlines
  • A commitment to safety and safe work practices, and a willingness to promote Aurecon's safety culture
  • Class C, open licence and confidence in driving 4wd vehicles in remote locations is desirable

Based in Brisbane, this role offers diverse, interesting and challenging work with the opportunity to make your mark in a consulting environment. The person we are seeking must be available for periodic (sometimes frequent) fieldwork assignments to potentially remote areas or interstate areas, for durations of up to two weeks.

Aurecon offers training support where needed, to meet our clients' needs and also to ensure that our team's skills remain current. We are committed to fostering a culture that empowers our people, promotes teamwork and encourages sustainability. A competitive remuneration package will be negotiated for the successful candidate.

Aurecon is an equal opportunity employer.

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