Environmental Co-ordinator

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Redleaf Group
Location:
Regional Qld
Type:
Full Time
Closes:
27/05/2024
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The Redleaf Group is an outcome and people focused business that is passionate about what happens in the environment and our cultural heritage.  Because of this, it continues to grow, thanks to its dedicated and passionate staff base, and now requires the services of a Co-Ordinator / Senior Ecologist in the Bundaberg Region and a Principal Ecologist in the Toowoomba region.

With opportunities to grow as a person as you are surrounded by a group that cares about the environment and each other, expand your knowledge due to the in-house training and development programs, get paid what you are worth, get extra rewards with our incentive and bonus system for work that is above the norm, you have a great opportunity to be part of an exciting flexible workplace and social base whilst continuing to be part of our environmental and cultural heritage change in Australia.  

The salary package will be by negotiation with the person who demonstrates they can undertake this role and given the location, Redleaf will give consideration to assisting with relocation expenses.

1. Project Coordination and Management: 

  • Coordinate projects as directed by the Manager, including planning, scheduling, and conducting handover meetings to outline contract deliverables. 
  • Ensure clear identification and scheduling of all works, maintaining awareness among staff through regular updates. 
  • Schedule and ensure the availability of all necessary resources. 
  • Maintain communication with clients to meet contractual obligations and provide high-quality expert advice on environmental issues. 
  • Oversee the completion of projects, ensuring they meet client expectations, budgetary constraints, and quality standards. 

2. Staff Training and Development: 

  • Assist in determining and scheduling monthly training programs, facilitate sessions, and conduct follow-up training as needed. 
  • Participate in various meetings, including daily discussions with clients and contractors, weekly toolbox meetings, and performance reviews, to ensure ongoing staff development and performance evaluation. 

3. Client Relations and Communication: 

  • Liaise regularly with clients to understand their needs, maintain a register of communications, and deliver expert advice on a range of environmental issues. 
  • Prepare proposals, follow up on projects, and communicate with potential clients, maintaining records in the Sales Pipeline register. 

4. Fieldwork and Environmental Assessments: 

  • Coordinate and participate in fieldwork for environmental assessments, ensuring projects meet client expectations and comply with contractual obligations. 
  • Lead fieldwork activities, including flora and fauna surveys and habitat assessments, applying expert knowledge in ecology. 
  • Monitor project implementation to ensure compliance with budget and quality standards, and submit monthly reports to the Manager. 

5. Technical Expertise and Compliance: 

  • Possess a comprehensive understanding of relevant legislation pertaining to ecological monitoring, environmental permits, and licensing. 
  • Produce and review high-quality technical reports and written advice on ecology and environmental issues. 
  • Ensure compliance with workplace health and safety policies, business policies, procedures, and legal requirements. 

6. Administrative and Support Tasks: 

  • Undertake office administration tasks, including reception duties, handling mail and couriers, and maintaining a clean and safe workspace. 
  • Communicate any performance-impeding issues to the Manager promptly and contribute to quality control efforts. 
  • Assist in marketing the business, asking for referrals, and upselling products and services to existing customers. 
  • Contribute to the ongoing improvement of the business and its policies, procedures, and processes, adhering to the organization's business system and Work Health Safety & Environmental policies. 

RESPONSIBLE FOR 

QUALIFICIATIONS AND EXPERIENCE 

  • Formal degree studies in  ecology / environmental science or equivalent. 
  • Practical understanding of relevant state and commonwealth legislation as it pertains to environmental practices. 
  • Intermediate to advanced understanding of GIS software including QGIS and ArcGIS.  
  • Ability to be able to read and interpret project scopes of work and assist in proposal formations and submissions to clients. 
  • Experience in conducting environmental and ecology investigations. 
  • Demonstrated ability to coordinate a small project team in a service delivery environment.  
  • Be resilient in the workplace and fit for work to be able to undertake this role. 
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills which promote and sustain positive relationships with team members and clients. 
  • Experience in giving practical and compliant advice to clients. 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication.  
  • Organised and able to meet deadlines. 
  • Intermediate to advanced Microsoft Office skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook) 
  • First aid certificate 
  • Class C Drivers License 
  • Physically fit, resilient and capable of extensive field works as required with no limitations. 

If you want to be part of this exciting team , then send us your resume and a covering letter outlining 'why you' so that we can bring you onboard as soon as possible. If you want to know more about us, look at our Website https://www.redleafgroup.au

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