EMM offers excellent professional development opportunities, including working on projects of state significance, core internal training modules tailored to consulting and business, support for external training courses, conference attendance and presentations.

Being part of the EMM team allows you to work with passionate people in an environment with a very positive culture and where we are highly committed to our staff, clients and the community.

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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, Brisbane and Adelaide.

Our team is led by highly experienced professionals who are leaders in their respective fields. They are supported by a talented team from a range of disciplines. These skills are combined to help clients achieve their objectives in ways that contribute to sustainable outcomes.

Due to strong growth, numerous State significant projects 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 across a range of sectors on biodiversity assessment, offsetting, management and monitoring projects.

This role will be based in our Sydney (St Leonards) office. The role will require field work across NSW with the possibility of some project work in QLD and South Australia.

The successful candidate will be able to confidently demonstrate the following:

- completion of a degree in ecology or a related discipline;

- seven years plus of post graduate experience in ecological consulting;

- sound skills in ecological field survey;

- willingness to work in remote locations;

- sound understanding of impact assessment in accordance with the Biodiversity Conservation Act 2016 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;

- willingness to supervise and mentor junior professionals;

- have a strong work ethic and positive will do attitude;

- be proficient in Microsoft Office applications; and

- have a current/valid unrestricted NSW driver’s licence.

EMM offers you an opportunity to work with passionate professionals in an environment with a very positive and inclusive culture. 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 “SNR ECO – SYD – 1217“. To have your application considered it must include a tailored covering letter, CV and a copy of your qualifications. Applications close Monday, 15 January 2018. 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 please visit our website