EMM Consulting Pty Limited (EMM) is a leading employee owned planning and environment consultancy, working throughout Australia and internationally from offices in Sydney, Newcastle and Brisbane.

Due to strong growth and a commitment to expand our Ecology team, we have an excellent opportunity for an experienced Ecologist.

In this role you will have the opportunity to work with and be mentored by industry leaders. You will be part of team working on a range of projects including biodiversity impact assessments, ecological monitoring, biodiversity management plans and proposals. You will have the opportunity to work within different sectors including mining and extractive industries, infrastructure, transport and land development.

This role will be based in our Sydney office. The role will require field work across NSW with the possibility of some project work in QLD.

The successful candidate will be an enthusiastic individual who can demonstrate the following:

• a degree in ecology or related discipline with good academic results;
• two to four years of post graduate experience in ecological consulting;
• sound skills in ecological field survey;
• sound understanding of impact assessment in accordance with the Threatened Species Conservation Act 1995 and Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999;
• high level of clear written and oral communication skills;
• ability to research, prepare documentation and draw conclusions to support recommendations for review;
• be able to show initiative and be proactive;
• highly organised and able to handle multiple projects;
• good interpersonal skills including the ability to liaise with the team, clients and all relevant stakeholders;
• a willingness to learn and be mentored;
• a strong work ethic;
• be proficient in Microsoft Office applications; and
• have a current valid unrestricted drivers licence.

It would also be desirable to have (or be in the process of obtaining) NSW Biobanking accreditation.

EMM offers you an opportunity to work with passionate people in an environment with a very positive culture and we are highly committed to our staff, clients and the community.

If you believe that you meet the requirements as stated above please submit your application via email to careers@emmconsulting.com.au. Please quote reference “SYD ECO 0916”. To have your application considered it must include a tailored covering letter, CV and a copy of your qualifications. Applications close Monday, 19 September 2016. All applications and enquiries will be treated strictly confidential.

EMM is an equal opportunity employer.

Only those with a legal right to work in Australia may apply.

Unsolicited resumes from recruitment consultants will not be accepted.

For more information about EMM please visit our website www.emmconsulting.com.au