Job title: Environmental Consulting – Senior Ecologist

Advertiser: Total Earth Care

Location: Warriewood, NSW

Salary/Conditions: Full-time, permanent position

Salary dependant on skills & experience + vehicle + phone + Computer/Tablet

Standard week: 40 hour per week – Flexible hours


Position Summary

 We are seeking a qualified and experienced Senior Ecologist to join our Environmental Consulting team. Your will be responsible for client liaison, preparation, review and submission of Ecological Assessments including Species Impact Statements, Flora and Fauna Assessments, Biodiversity Assessment Reports and Offset Strategies, EPBC Act Referrals, preparation and review of Vegetation and Biodiversity Management Plans, assisting with and leading flora and fauna surveys, preparation of tender documentation and quotes, managing invoicing and cash flow for the projects, keeping up to date with all relevant legislation, ensuring all required aspects of WHS, EMS and QA are addressed and executed according to protocols.



  • Bachelor of Science/Environmental Science/Applied Science/Natural Resource Management or equivalent in related discipline;
  • Strong working knowledge of terrestrial ecology, environmental impact assessment, NSW environmental planning and legislation;
  • Experience in the performance of ecological field surveys – particularly terrestrial flora and fauna surveys conducted in the Sydney Basin;
  • Strong knowledge of NSW environmental legislation and key aspects of policy – especially the NSW Environmental Planning & Assessment Act 1979 and the NSW Threatened Species Conservation Act 1995;
  • Minimum 5 years experience in Environmental Consulting or in a relevant government position;
  • Strong Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and Project skills;
  • Strong experience and abilities in ArcGIS mapping; and
  • A NSW manual driver’s licence.



  •  BioBanking experience and accreditation;
  • Experience in bush regeneration and a genuine understanding of bushland management principles within the Sydney metropolitan area;
  • Experience and qualifications in animal handling;
  • Current First Aid Certificate;
  • Contract law short course
  • White Card

Total Earth Care is a vertically integrated company that provides environmental planning, management and on ground solutions. Since our incorporation in 1991, we have pioneered environmental rehabilitation techniques in the Sydney region and have grown to become a multi-disciplinary company providing a range of specialist services across Australia.

Our divisions include: Environmental Consulting, Environmental Rehabilitation and Construction and Bushland Regeneration.


Working at Total Earth Care, you will enjoy flexible work-life balance, work from our offices based in Warriewood on the Northern Beaches of Sydney and gain exposure to a broad range of projects and industries.