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Jacobs Associate Ecologist in North Sydney, Australia

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Your Impact:

Our clients trust Jacobs to help solve their most complex challenges in ways which deliver positive environmental outcomes. As environmental consultants, we partner with the broader Jacobs business to deliver leading expertise on new infrastructure projects, sustainability and environmental initiatives, and technically innovative studies around the globe.

Bring your creativity, collaborative spirit and attention to detail, and we’ll help you grow, pursue and fulfil what drives you – so we can deliver extraordinary solutions for a better tomorrow, together.

The Jacobs Ecology team deliver complex and technically challenging local and national projects for clients involved in a wide range of infrastructure and development activities, including state and national public utilities, large-scale environmental initiatives, renewable energy projects, transport infrastructure, resources and energy projects and large scale environmental management programs. We are seeking to appoint an experienced Senior Ecologist to our New South Wales Ecology team as we continue to build our national practice. You will provide key technical input to a range of ecological projects across various industry sectors, working as part of our established team. Your skills and experience will assist in the development of junior staff within the team.

Here’s What You’ll Need:

As an experienced terrestrial Ecologist; you will have a good understanding of environmental science; New South Wales and national legislative requirements and industry practices relevant to the field of ecology; experience with delivering ecology-related projects; strong technical report writing and data collation skills. Other key requirements for the role include:

  • Tertiary qualification in Ecology or Environmental Science related discipline and BAM accreditation

  • Field survey experience – planning, mobilising and managing health and safety risks

  • Driver’s license essential, 4wd experience and accreditation preferable

  • Some experience in GIS, field mapping and developing and managing spatial datasets would be looked upon favourably

  • Working knowledge and experience with the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act

  • Working knowledge of New South Wales legislative requirements for the removal of native vegetation.

  • Good botany skills would be looked upon very favourably

  • Highly developed written and verbal communication skills

  • The ability to work independently and in a team environment

Jacobs. A world where you can.

From our inclusive employee networks, to our positive mental health champions – we’re committed to driving a culture of caring where you can be you. Joining Jacobs not only connects you locally but globally - and together, our diverse perspectives and unique backgrounds power our collective strength. We collaborate and share! By supporting one another, we all succeed.

With safety and flexibility always top of mind, we’ve gone beyond traditional ways of working so you have the support, means and space to maximise your potential. You’ll uncover flexible working arrangements, benefits and opportunities to do good too – from participating in our global giving and volunteering program, to exploring new and inventive ways to help our clients make the world a better place. No matter what drives you, you’ll discover how you can cultivate, nurture and achieve your goals – all at a single global company.

Start your Jacobs career with a company that inspires and empowers you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed – today and into tomorrow.

Please note: If you are being represented by a recruitment agency you will not be considered, to be considered you will need to apply directly to Jacobs.

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