AMBS Ecology & Heritage Pty Ltd is seeking a senior botanist to join our small but growing team.
The successful candidate will have the opportunity to become an integral part of a supportive team of highly-skilled professionals with many years of experience in the industry. You will be working on a range of projects including biodiversity surveys, biodiversity monitoring, ecological impact assessments, flora and fauna management plans, and the like. AMBS offers a positive work environment, flexible working arrangements, and the opportunity to develop your existing skills and role in the company.
The role will involve both field and office work and will require periods of time in the field. Specific tasks will include flora surveys, plant identification, vegetation mapping, data collection (including habitat and BioBanking data), providing advice on vegetation management and impact mitigation measures, preparation of technical reports, preparing fee proposals and tenders, project management, developing and maintaining client relationships and mentoring junior staff.
We are seeking an enthusiastic individual with:
• appropriate tertiary qualifications or equivalent experience;
• at least 10 years’ experience in botanical/ecological work;
• a high level of skill and experience in vegetation survey and mapping, and plant identification;
• ability to prepare high quality technical reports;
• experience in the preparation of impact assessments and management plans;
• a strong understanding of relevant NSW and Commonwealth legislation;
• BioBanking accreditation (or the skills and willingness to obtain it);
• good interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to liaise effectively with clients and stakeholders;
• ability to manage work on simultaneous projects;
• driver’s licence.
If you are interested in this role please email an application including a CV and covering letter to contact@ambs.com.au
For further enquiries about the position, please contact Glenn Muir or Belinda Pellow on 02 9518 4489. All applications and enquiries will be treated as confidential.
Applications close: 18 June, 2017.