Senior Ecologist

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 Senior 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 can be based in our Sydney or Newcastle 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;
  • seven years plus 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;
  • NSW Biobanking accreditation (or be in the process of obtaining);
  • 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.

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 Please quote reference “SYD-NTL SNR ECO 0117“. To have your application considered it must include a tailored covering letter, CV and a copy of your qualifications. Applications close COB Monday, 5 February 2017. 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 Consulting please visit our website