Ecologist


Aurecon brings ideas to life to design a better future. Imagining what is possible, we turn problems into solutions. We provide advisory, design, delivery and asset management services on projects across the globe. Using ingenuity, innovation, and technology we seek to unravel complexity, create clarity and invent new value for clients. In partnership with these clients we enhance communities with projects that are diverse and globally recognised for engineering and technical excellence by independent industry awards.

We are currently seeking a talented Ecologist who has experience undertaking biodiversity assessment in the NSW market. The role would suit someone who is interested in leading, growing and developing less senior team members. You will be supported by a diverse, vibrant and high performing ecology team that collaborates across our major offices around Australia. Due to the diversity of our projects, experience managing biodiversity assessments for major infrastructure projects would be highly regarded.

The position will be based in our Neutral Bay office. Ideally, the position would be a full-time role, however a part time role would also be considered to provide flexibility for the right applicant.

Aligned with Aurecon’s key attributes, the key role requirements include

  • Undertaking desktop and field based terrestrial biodiversity assessments
  • Providing advice for environmental designs such as fauna connectivity structures
  • Preparing biodiversity offset strategies and undertaking biodiversity monitoring
  • Developing the skills of less senior staff
  • Collaborating with multidisciplinary project teams
  • Preparing reports to exceptional technical and editorial standards

Your ideal qualifications and skills would include

  • BAM accredited assessor
  • Experience in NSW undertaking biodiversity assessments  
  • Expertise and confidence in the identification of NSW vegetation communities
  • A desire to grow, lead and develop people
  • An appreciation of commercial risk management in the consulting industry  
  • Current drivers licence.

Your great attitude and ability to support project outcomes will be rewarded by a vibrant and collaborative work environment. Aurecon promotes diversity within its workforce and is committed to maintaining our employees' family values with flexible working arrangements and an impressive employee benefits package. We will offer you the opportunity to work alongside a passionate and world class peer group, and provide outstanding professional development opportunities to unleash your true potential.

Alignment with the Aurecon Attributes is important: Co-creative, Commercial, Sense-maker, Inquisitive, Engaging, Resourceful, Fearless and Unconventional thinking. 

Kindly refer to http://www.aurecongroup.com/en/careers/themes/why-join-aurecon/aurecon-attributes.aspx for more detail.

Check out some of our projects at http://www.aurecongroup.com/en/Projects.aspx . 

How to apply

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Aurecon is an equal opportunity employer.

Applications are sought from direct candidates only.

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