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About Premise:

Premise is a full-service consultancy providing tailored solutions across various sectors including urban development, transport, water and wastewater, agriculture, energy and resources, health and education. We are well positioned to service our broad client base throughout Queensland, New South Wales and the Asia Pacific region.

Our diverse skills and experience coupled with collective drive and determination has created an energised culture of thought leaders focussed on providing improved outcomes within both public and private arenas.

Each and every day, we strive to exceed expectations.

We are currently expanding our services and geographic reach through a period of strong growth. See our website for further details on our projects, markets and locations

About the Role:

We are seeking a passionate and motivated Ecologist to join our team based out of the Premise Orange office with the view to nurture and develop the successful candidate with a clear path to progress into a senior role within the team.

This is a significant opportunity to develop and accelerate your career, learning from highly regarded industry professionals with a wealth of experience and a strong vision for the team.

Please contact HR for any questions or queries.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Provide technical advice and quality services to staff and clients while completing delegated environmental projects as set by the Senior Ecologists, Environmental Manager or relevant Project Manager.
  • Undertake environmental assessments, including flora and fauna field surveys, data collection, data analysis, and report writing.
  • Desktop studies, including database queries, mapping, interpretation and reporting.
  • Collaboration with project team members and leaders.
  • Assist with Fee Proposals, Environmental Impact Assessments and Project Reports.
  • Degree in Environmental Science, Ecology, Conservation Biology or related discipline.
  • Ideally 2+ years’ experience in a role of a similar capacity, however lesser or greater experience will be considered.
  • Current driver licence (C Class).
Experience required:
  • Demonstrated experience in environmental fieldwork, with the ability to work safely in the field and autonomously in remote areas.
  • The ability to undertake ecological field surveys as a member of the ecology team.
  • Understanding of State and Commonwealth legislation as it applies to biodiversity impact assessment and offsetting.
  • Proficient with information technology, including Q-GIS mapping.
  • Hardworking team player, with an ability to balance multiple projects.
  • Strong time management skills and ability to meet deadlines and achieve set objectives.
  • Meticulous attention to detail and pragmatic problem-solving to draw strong conclusions.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication, with an ability to build rapport with colleagues