Are you a passionate ecologist looking to belong to a team making a positive contribution towards a sustainable future?

About us:
GeoLINK is a multi-disciplinary environmental management and design consultancy established in Northern NSW 30 years ago, with offices in Armidale, Coffs Harbour, Lennox Head and Lismore. Our principal services are planning, environmental assessment, ecology, civil and environmental engineering and urban design. Our objective is to provide solutions that help our clients plan, manage and enhance the urban and natural environment to create communities that are more liveable, sustainable and responsible.

About the role:
We are looking for a qualified and highly motivated ecologist to join our team in Armidale. The role is permanent with negotiable work hours (part time or full time).
The ecologist role is diverse and will comprise undertaking ecological desktop assessments, field investigations in all terrestrial ecosystems, high level reporting and provision of specialist ecological advice to identify environmental constraints and opportunities across a variety of projects. You will work on development applications; REFs; EISs; and various management and monitoring plans. As the primary ecologist in our Armidale team, you will work within (and lead) multi-disciplinary teams in the management and delivery of projects. Exceptional communication skills will be essential to develop contacts and networks to assist marketing and development of business.
We can offer you:
§ Flexible work design to support work/life balance
§ An interesting and challenging role
§ A friendly team of experienced and dedicated environmental professionals
§ Great professional development
§ Attractive remuneration commensurate with your experience

About you:

Ideally you will have:
§ Three (3) years of experience in environmental/ecological consulting or a relevant role.
§ Ability to write clear, concise and scientifically accurate reports.
§ Extensive knowledge and experience in the delivery of ecological field surveys and statutory assessments for flora and fauna.
§ Extensive experience in interpreting and applying relevant environmental legislation.
§ High level fauna and botanical skills including: identification; vegetation community mapping; and biometrics.
§ Exceptional written and verbal communication skills.
§ Intermediate GIS skills (preferably ArcGIS) for mapping production/spatial analysis.
§ Project management experience including: resource planning; tendering; and financial budgets.
§ Demonstrated ability to work effectively within a multidisciplinary team.
§ Confidence and self-discipline to perform complex tasks and deliver outcomes with minimal supervision.
§ Be available to travel away from home for extended periods of time.
§ Current Driver License.
Additional desirable criteria:
§ BAM Accreditation.
§ Knowledge of NSW New England Tablelands, NSW Western Slopes and Plains, NSW North Coast and Mid North Coast region flora/fauna.

Application instructions:
If you are an Australian resident and are seeking to work in an ethical and environmentally conscious company with a friendly team who love their job, we want to hear from you!

To apply for the ecologist position, please send an application with your resume, addressing the criteria, to Simon Williams, Director, Armidale office via email swilliams@geolink.net.au or online http://www.geolink.net.au

A position description can be viewed on our website www.geolink.net.au For further information, please contact Simon Williams, Director, Armidale Office on 02 6772 0454.

Closing date for applications is 5.00pm Tuesday 9 March, 2021.