Senior / Associate Ecologist

Work with a great team of passionate Ecology specialists on significant and diverse projects


  • Competitive industry leading salaries
  • Work on significant national & international projects
  • Work flexibly & hybrid

Want to lead a truly special team of Ecology specialists and shape the strategic direction of ecology solutions and biodiversity offset policy?

Do you absolutely thrive when leading ambitious and diverse projects that span diverse industries such as renewables, mining, energy and infrastructure?

If you’re looking to grow your career and not just a job, you’ll find a place to do great things here at EMM. Our reputation and expertise in Planning & Environmental Consulting Services means that we get to work on some of Australia’s biggest projects.

We’re proud of our track record in winning exciting projects and the opportunities we’re creating for experienced and passionate Ecologists to do interesting and significant work.


Here’s what you can expect 
  • You’ll be part of a highly experienced Ecology community from day one
  • Your work will see leading ecology field surveys, preparing high quality reports and proposals as well as building excellent project management skills, supporting the delivery of significant projects across multiple sectors
  • You’ll work with leaders who are truly present and excited to help you to grow
  • The opportunity to inspire and play a key part in the development journey of our diverse team of Ecologists
  • The autonomy and flexibility to work the way that works best for you and the support you need to balance your interests and priorities beyond work
  • This is hybrid position that would combine home working with team collaboration days at our Brisbane office
  • The role will require field work across the State


Here’s what you'll bring to have impact 
  • 7 years plus relevant post graduate experience, preferably gained within an ecological consultancy environment
  • Extensive experience with planning and leading ecological field surveys and plant/botany identification skills
  • Solid experience undertaking regional ecosystem surveys and BioCondition assessments
  • Ability to research, prepare documentation and draw conclusions to support recommendations for review
  • A degree in ecology or a related discipline
  • Highly developed written and oral communication skills
  • The ability to manage multiple projects effectively
  • Great relationship skills including the ability to liaise with the team, clients and all relevant stakeholders
  • Have a current/valid unrestricted QLD driver's license


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: RTR161.

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