Associate/Senior Environmental Scientist (Planning & Approvals)

With a steady flow of big projects, you’ll have the choice, opportunity and autonomy to lead projects across mining, energy, infrastructure or renewables

  • Manage approvals delivery for Australia’s most significant projects
  • Play a key role in the development of our leading practice in South Australia  
  • A role that will focus on your progression & development

Are you looking for the autonomy and support to get things done and a place where leaders are present and truly invested in your development?

Are you looking for a steady flow of big projects to lead across mining, energy, infrastructure or renewables?

Do you want to work with industry leaders that are truly invested in your development?

This could be the opportunity you’ve been waiting for.

As advisors to private and government organisations in environmental assessment and approvals, planning and environmental management, we’re committed to staying at the forefront of our field, continuously improving our skills and knowledge, and pushing the boundaries of what's possible. Through our projects and working within our communities, we’re proactive in pursuing opportunities which make a difference.

Our national Environmental Planning and Approvals team work on a diverse range of resource, renewable energy, transport and infrastructure projects bringing innovative approaches to approvals strategy, impact assessment, cumulative assessments, as well as the communication of complex scientific matters.

If you’re an Associate/Senior Environmental Scientist, experienced in the delivery of environmental impact assessments and you’re looking for greater project diversity, we’d love to speak to you.


Here’s what you can expect

  • You’ll join a leading team and focus on project managing environmental impact assessments and approvals strategies across a range of sectors
  • With a steady flow of big projects, you’ll have the choice and opportunity to work across different sectors including mining, energy, infrastructure, renewables and transport
  • The opportunity to showcase and further develop your project management skills and to play a key role in the further development of our business in South Australia 
  • You’ll be supported by specialist teams across EMM and leaders who‘ll be there to help you to deliver and develop
  • Development in many ways; whether you learn best through structured development programs, mentoring or on the job with industry leaders, you’ll have the support you need to grow
  • Satisfaction from inspiring and supporting other EMMer’s on their development journey
  • The autonomy, flexibility and support you need to balance all aspects of your life
  • With offices across Australia; you’ll be able to flex and enjoy hybrid working at its best


Here’s what you’ll bring to have impact

  • A minimum of 5-10 year’s experience in environmental management, assessments, approvals, auditing and monitoring
  • A solid knowledge of relevant State and Commonwealth legislation
  • Experienced in the delivery of projects across mining, energy, infrastructure
  • Project management skills that’s helped you achieve high quality delivery outcomes for approvals
  • Highly developed research, analysis and report writing skills
  • Respect – you listen and understand other’s views and work together to create opportunities for all
  • Integrity – you do what is right for your stakeholders to deliver what is true as opposed to popular
  • Humility – you understand the strength of humility and that no one is bigger than the team.

Our goal is to build a team of EMMers that looks like the world around us — and we want EMMers to stay and grow. As part of our efforts to build an EMM for everyone, we embed diversity, equity, and inclusion into our work and we aim to cultivate a sense of belonging throughout the company.

We welcome applications from people with diverse backgrounds regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status.

  • Please note we can only consider applicants with a legal right to work in Australia
  • Unsolicited resumes from recruitment consultants will not be accepted for this position


How to Apply

If you meet the requirement of this position, please submit your application via the form below or email to confirming your preferred work location and quoting reference: ECAD0005.

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