BAM ACCREDITED BOTANIST
UBM Ecological Consultants, Kurrajong Heights
www.urbanbushland.com.au

UBM is a small ecological consultancy with over 30 years’ experience in Sydney and NSW. Due recent staff changes, we are seeking to appoint an experienced botanist to work from our Kurrajong Heights office.
As an integral part of a small professional team, duties will include participation in project planning, web-based surveys, research and field-based flora surveys. The successful applicant will be a ‘self-starter’, with the ability to seek out relevant data and other information required for effective survey and reporting

ESSENTIAL CRITERIA
Relevant tertiary qualifications in Biology or Ecological Science;
Accreditation and experience in the use of the NSW Biodiversity Assessment Method (BAM) and Biodiversity Calculator;
A minimum of two (2) years professional experience in field-based survey techniques and conservation assessment (Sydney Basin knowledge essential);
Good working knowledge of the State and Commonwealth environmental legislation, including recent changes;
Good organisational and writing skills: attention to detail is critical;
Current Class C drivers’ licence;

DESIRABLE
Fluency in the use of GIS (ArcMap) for producing and performing site and locality-specific spatial data analysis and using Sequential Query Language (SQL).
Although the advertised position is for a part-time worker, a casual engagement would be considered for the right applicant. There will a trial period of two (2) months prior to any permanent appointment being made. A competitive remuneration package will be negotiated with the successful applicant. A start early in August 2019 is anticipated.

Applications must be in written form and must address each of the selection criteria listed above. Telephone contact prior to application is a requirement.
Closing date – N/A
Enquiries to Judith Rawling Managing Director, UBM Ecological Consultants: email Jrawling@urbanbushland.com.au . Telephone (02) 4567 7979 / 0414 886 219.