Ecologist / Environmental Scientist


We know that what we do really matters which is why Stantec provides solutions that begin at the intersection of community, creativity and client relationships.

The Role:

Due to continued local and international growth, we are seeking applications to fill two full-time positions, in the role of an intermediate level Environmental Scientist/Ecologist/Rehabilitation specialist, to join our Rehabilitation and Ecology team.

The role will involve undertaking high-quality field-based rehabilitation monitoring programs and delivering scientific reports to our clients, predominantly within the mining and energy sectors.  Important requirements of the role will be the ability to undertake field work in remote and regional mine sites within Australia, analyse and interpret ecological data, prepare clear and concise reports and provide technical advice to our clients.  The role will also provide opportunity to diversify skill sets and the candidate must be willing to assist other ecological service groups within the Perth office.

About Us:

The Stantec community unites 22,000 employees working in over 400 locations across six continents. We collaborate across disciplines and industries to bring water, transport and infrastructure projects to life. Our global reputation helps us to win iconic projects, and we always look to bring our global innovation and expertise to support our local practitioners.

Our Perth office is a dynamic workplace where we focus on delivering high quality outputs for our clients while offering exceptional training and development of our people in a flexible and fun workplace.  We provide competitive salary and conditions, and a generous time in lieu policy.

What You Bring:

  • Bachelor-level degree in environmental science, botany, ecology, conservation biology or a related discipline. Higher-level tertiary education will be viewed favourably but is not a requirement.
  • A minimum of two to five years professional experience directly relevant to the role.
  • Demonstrated familiarity with Western Australian flora, including field identification skills.
  • Demonstrated experience in ecological survey/monitoring work in Western Australia, particularly in the Goldfields, Pilbara and/or Murchison bioregions.
  • High-level written and oral communication skills, as evidenced by authorship of previous reports, presentations, thesis and/or other technical documentation.
  • Experience in remote sensing analysis and GIS skills will be viewed favourably.
  • Experience performing statistical analyses will be viewed favourably.
  • Previous environmental consulting or mining industry experience will be highly regarded.
  • Excellent team participation skills and attributes, including reliability, flexibility, cooperation, transparency, commitment and respect.
  • Ability to travel to and undertake field work in remote areas, potentially for extended periods of time, including an ability to demonstrate fitness-for-work and pass drug and alcohol screenings as required.
  • Current Western Australian ‘manual’ driver’s licence.

Please submit applications in the form of a cover letter and CV by applying directly online.

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