AECOM Ecologist in Brisbane, Australia

Australia - Queensland, Brisbane

Job Summary

AECOM has an exciting opportunity for a professional/senior level Ecologist to join our established and growing Natural Resources workgroup in the Brisbane Environment Group. As a member of our ecology team, you will be supporting a growing range of projects within the renewable, Defence and the resource sectors. Your time will be divided between field and office, allowing for data collection and interrogation, client liaison, project management, and technical report delivery predominately across Queensland.

As well as mentoring junior team members, you will be involved in business development and client relationship management, contributing to the overall success of the Natural Resources business.

About the role

  • Conduct terrestrial ecology field surveys

  • Flora and/or fauna species identification.

  • Regional ecosystem mapping

  • Technical reporting and impact assessment

  • Project management of ecology projects

  • Client liaison and assisting with proposals

  • Develop and maintain technical networks

Minimum Requirements

  • 2-7 years of relevant ecological experience in Queensland, with prior consulting experience

  • Experience developing and delivering ecological field programs including baseline and targeted surveys.

  • Class C, open licence required and experience with 4WD desirable

  • Ability and willingness to travel as required, including working remotely in the field, often in rural Queensland

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Science, specialising in ecology/environmental science;

  • Post graduate qualification – highly regarded;

  • Experience with Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and data management systems.

  • Qualified to perform protected plants surveys desirable

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Job Category Ecology

Business Line Environment

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country Australia

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 195371BR

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.