Experienced Botanist

About the Role

Biosis is looking for ambitious Botanist in Albury for a full time 12-month contract position, with the opportunity to extend for the right candidate. This role will provide you with the opportunity to join a leading consultancy, providing ecological, heritage and environmental approval services throughout south-eastern Australia.

Our ideal candidate will have experience in field botany, and the capability of providing environmental advice and guidance to our clients.

Your responsibilities will include designing, coordinating, and undertaking field surveys and projects, preparation of proposals and technical reports while undertaking project management and client liaison responsibilities.

Additionally, with the support of the business, you will cultivate a prominent industry presence by attending networking and professional development events.

We offer a multi-disciplinary team of professionals and aim for you to become an integral member of the ecology team in Victoria, with the ability to become a key contributor to existing and future projects throughout Victoria and New South Wales, and a driver for the development of our ecological capabilities in the region.

Benefits

Biosis offers the security of an established consultancy with support services in WHS, HR and accounts, within a supportive and progressive workplace culture.

As a Biosis employee, you are also rewarded by our many employee benefits, including:

  • Professional development program, including a professional development allowance
  • Team retreat days
  • Mentorship and development program
  • Employee reward and recognition program
  • Flexible work arrangements
  • Study assistance to pursue higher qualifications
  • Employee assistance program
  • Internal job opportunities throughout Victoria and NSW

Selection criteria

Please apply via our SWAG Job Board.

To apply you will need to submit a CV and cover letter addressing the following required skills and attributes:

  • Appropriate tertiary qualifications in ecology and or botany
  • A minimum of three years’ botanical experience, preferably in consultancy or the public sector
  • Broad plant identification skills, with experience in Victoria
  • Strong report writing and proposal writing skills
  • Working knowledge of Commonwealth and state legislation with regard to ecology
  • Experience with field survey design and implementation
  • Experience in sales, client relationship management and business development including proposal preparation, client liaison and consultation
  • Experience with project management, including budgets
  • Competency with computer programs and software such as MS Word, Excel, Outlook, and/or similar software packages
  • A current manual driver’s license
  • Australian citizenship, or a current work permit (required)

For further information, including a copy of the position description, please contact recruitment@biosis.com.au or visit our Career Page for more opportunities.