[closed] Senior Ecology Consultant

Posted: Wednesday, September 2, 2020
 Full Time
 Large scale
 Biodiversity
 All - Ecosystem Services
 Natural Resource Management
 Landscape Health
 Ecosystem
 Agronomy & services

Position Description

Niche has recently been awarded a very exciting, large and long-term NSW biodiversity project. As a result, we now have an exciting senior position available!


We’re flexible on location:

  • Parramatta, Wollongong or discuss being work from home based with us. (flexible work arrangements are currently in place with covid-19)


Qualifications and experience:

  • A degree in Ecology, Environmental Science, Botany, Zoology or another relevant discipline.
  • Practical experience of 7+ years undertaking field-based surveys, data analysis and reporting, preferably in a consulting capacity.


Skills and Knowledge, you’ll bring to our projects:

  • An existing BAM accreditation is an advantage.
  • Alternatively, the desire and capacity to become BAM accredited based on your existing experience will also be an advantage.
  • Extensive experience undertaking ecological survey in the vegetation communities of NSW.
  • Experience in preparing ecological reports such as BSSAR’s, BDAR’s and experience with TFD calculations, ecological impact assessments, monitoring reports and management plans.
  • Strong working knowledge of relevant NSW and Commonwealth environmental legislation and planning policies.
  • Great conditions and salary on offer:
  • Senior support is available to ensure you can grow in your role with us.
  • Anniversary awards scheme.
  • Generous employee referral program.
  • Professional learning and development.
  • Employee Assistance Program.
  • Mentoring program.
  • Annual employee retreat.
  • Community fundraising events and a vibrant culture.
  • An attractive salary and allowances will be offered in line with your level of experience.


You’ll be prepared to:

  • Travel where the work is.
  • Work in a and with a long established and highly supportive ecology team.
  • Collaborate closely with senior employees and directors.
  • Mentor and support others to develop professionally.
  • Have fun while delivering complex, challenging and large projects.


About us:

Niche Environment and Heritage is a leading multidisciplinary consultancy specializing in ecology and biodiversity, heritage management, environmental management and approvals and environmental offsetting. Established in 2009, Niche has successfully delivered more than 2000 projects to clients across Australia. Our 50+strong team includes ecologists, botanists, archaeologists and environmental scientists. 


Niche is a vibrant, flexible and well organised business that prides itself in caring for and supporting our staff. We have an excellent safety culture and trust our staff to make the right decisions to deliver projects from end to end. Our diverse and cross-discipline capacity provides the opportunity to work on a multitude of interesting projects across eastern Australia.  

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