Technical Assistant, Sydney (12 month contract).

Biosis is seeking a Technical Assistant to join our market-leading consultancy, which provides ecological, heritage and environmental approval services throughout south-eastern Australia.

Working closely with our experienced and multi-disciplined team of archaeologists, botanists, ecologists, zoologists, GIS specialists and environmental planners, you will provide support to the consulting team across our metro and regional offices, ensuring the successful delivery of a wide range of projects.

Reporting to the Services Manager, the Technical Assistant duties include assisting staff with vehicle, travel and equipment bookings, purchasing, organising field work, preparation of ecology and cultural heritage field surveys, maintaining training records while also assisting all offices with general administration tasks.

Key selection criteria

  • Experience in logistics and administration and project management preferably in consultancy.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Well-developed time management skills and the ability to think on your feet and problem solve.
  • Strong interpersonal and relationship building skills.
  • Demonstrated planning and organisational skills.
  • Competency with computers as well as MS Word, Excel, Outlook, and/or similar software packages.
  • A current manual driver’s license.

Desirable selection criteria

  • A tertiary qualification in a relevant field (e.g. environmental science, ecology or archaeology).

Operating for over 35 years, Biosis offers the security of an established firm and a supportive work culture, with offices in Melbourne, Sydney, Albury, Ballarat, Newcastle, Wangaratta and Wollongong. This position is based in our Sydney office, which is conveniently located in Alexandria and close to public transport.

We will provide the successful applicant with a competitive salary package consisting of base plus super and a wide range of employment benefit, including:

  • employee rewards and recognition program
  • flexible work arrangements
  • mentoring and training program
  • study assistance
  • employee assistance program
  • social activities
  • Internal job opportunities throughout Australia.

For more information, contact Amy Byrne on 0438 191 025.  To apply, forward a copy of your CV and a covering letter addressing the selection criteria, to:  Amy Byrne abyrne@biosis.com.au

Position Description

A position description is available here.

Applications will close at 5pm on Monday 7 January 2019.

Please note: Australian residents / work permits only.