Umwelt offers the experience and insight gained from more than 5000 projects.

Umwelt’s growth and success is attributable to one key factor – our people! We invest highly in professional development and allow the opportunity for each employee to provide feedback in the direction of our business.

As experts in a variety of environmental disciplines, we are committed to collaborate in a workplace enabling inspired, innovative and cutting-edge solutions.

We have an excellent track record for successfully managing complex multidisciplinary and specialist studies for major strategic and development projects.

Although we have grown considerably over the last few years, Umwelt prides itself on the fact that we have been able to maintain a “small company feel” as well as a very positive and cooperative culture amongst our employees.


The advantage of choosing a career with Umwelt is best summarised by the feedback received at a recent staff development day:

  • high ethics / morals / standards;
  • diversity of work both in scale and complexity;
  • good reputation;
  • flexible work conditions;
  • work opportunities at regional, state, national and international levels;
  • supportive and friendly environment;
  • good staff interaction at social events and use of on-site gym facilities;
  • considerate leave entitlements (including parental leave); and
  • access to Company Directors.

Currently Recruiting

Position Title: Ecologist – Casual

Location: ACT

Great opportunity for a casual Ecologist to progress their career in ecological consulting, based at our Canberra office.

  • Vibrant team culture
  • Strong project diversity
  • Strong technical leadership

About the role:

We are seeking a casual Ecologist, who holds some prior experience in conducting ecological fieldwork and is motivated to develop their technical skills on a number of exciting projects. The successful applicant strives for efficient project delivery, focused on delivering high-quality project outcomes.

About you:

  • We are looking for a motivated and enthusiastic experienced Ecologist who has:
  • Tertiary qualifications in a relevant field, and has between 1-3 years’ experience (including ecological research experience such as Honours), with prior consulting experience highly regarded
  • Demonstrated experience in planning and undertaking ecological surveys
  • Prior ACT and/or NSW botanical experience is highly regarded
  • Prior experience and knowledge of State and Commonwealth environmental legislation would be beneficial
  • Positive attitude, highly motivated and has a strong team commitment.
  • Ability to work autonomously and travel for work
  • Availability at short notice and flexibility is necessary.

What we offer:

  • A role working alongside well-recognised professionals in a national team
  • Opportunity to work across a range of diverse and technically challenging projects
  • Strong organisational values

We are a leading environmental and social consultancy committed to delivering high quality services, tailored to the needs of our regional, national and international clients. Our highly skilled team works across Australia in sectors including resources, defence, infrastructure, mining, industry and renewables.

Our people are our number one asset and we are committed to providing a workplace that supports our team to grow.

If you believe you meet the criteria apply via SEEK. Your application should include a Covering Letter addressing how you meet the above essential criteria and your CV outlining your previous experience.

Applications close 27 September 2019, however, we will be interviewing suitable candidates as soon as they are identified and may fill the role prior to this date. We, therefore, request that you submit your application for this role as soon as possible.

Umwelt are wholly managing this process and applications from third party recruiters will not be accepted.


Currently Recruiting

Position Title: Graduate Environmental Consultant

Location: ACT, NSW

Due to continued growth within our business, we are looking for a motivated and enthusiastic Environmental Consultant.

  • Vibrant team culture
  • Diverse project opportunities
  • Strong organisational values
  • Opportunities for career progression

About the role:

Our team is expanding in response to growing opportunity and demand and we are seeking a Graduate Environmental Consultant with a desire to continue to develop skills delivering a wide variety of environmental impact assessment and environmental management projects in the ACT and NSW. You will operate as part of our Environmental Impact Assessment team helping deliver projects across a range of sectors including urban development, infrastructure, Defence, resources, industry, and renewables. In addition, you will provide project support to other specialist teams within the Canberra Office, primarily Ecology. You will work as part of our strong Canberra based team of environmental planners, scientists, and ecologists, providing you with strong mentoring and support for you to grow your experience and technical knowledge.

About you:

We are looking for an enthusiastic Environmental Scientist or Planner who is early in their career and is looking to develop their project management and technical skills in delivering environmental assessment and management projects. You will have:

  • A degree/postgraduate qualification in environmental science, planning or related discipline
  • Recently graduated or have up to 3 years impact assessment and/or environmental management experience (in consulting would be an advantage)
  • Strong technical aptitude and project management skills
  • Adaptability to undertake a range of technical work based on project requirements
  • Interest and aptitude in working across multiple disciplines, such as ecology
  • Clear verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to develop and maintain positive team and client relationships
  • Organised, motivated and self-directed.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of ACT, NSW and/or Commonwealth planning and environmental legislation is desirable.
  • GIS experience is also desirable.

What we offer:

  • A role working alongside highly experienced professionals that can support you to grow and develop professionally.
  • Opportunity to work across a range of sectors on diverse and technically challenging projects.
  • Opportunity to progress and develop within a supportive team environment.
  • Flexible work arrangements.
  • An attractive remuneration package.

We are a leading environmental and social consultancy committed to delivering high-quality services, tailored to the needs of our regional, national and international clients. Our highly skilled team works across Australia in sectors including resources, defence, infrastructure, mining, industry and renewables.

Our people are our number one asset and we are committed to providing a workplace that supports our team to grow.

If you believe you meet the criteria apply via emailing your application to Bianca Lockett via blockett@umwelt.com.au .  Your application should include a Covering Letter addressing how you meet the above essential criteria and your CV outlining your previous experience.

To discuss the role and/or the organisation you can contact Bianca Lockett on (02) 4950 5322.

Applications close 27 September 2019, however, we will be interviewing suitable candidates as soon as they are identified and may fill the role prior to this date. We, therefore, request that you make your application for this role as soon as possible.

Umwelt are wholly managing this process and applications from third party recruiters will not be accepted.


Currently Recruiting

Position Title: Environmental Consultant

Location: Newcastle

Due to continued growth within our business, we are looking for a motivated and enthusiastic Environmental Consultant.

  • Vibrant team culture
  • Diverse project opportunities
  • Strong organisational values
  • Opportunities for career progression

About the role:

Our team is expanding in response to growing opportunity and demand and we are seeking an Environmental Consultant with a desire to continue to develop skills delivering a wide variety of environmental impact assessment and environmental management projects in NSW. You will operate as part of our Environmental Assessment and Management team helping deliver projects across a range of sectors including resources, industry, Defence, renewables and infrastructure. You will work as part of our strong Newcastle based team of 25+ environmental planners and scientists, providing you with strong mentoring and support for you to grow your experience and technical knowledge.

About you:

We are looking for an enthusiastic Environmental Scientist or Planner who is early in their career and is looking to develop their project management and technical skills in delivering environmental assessment and management projects. You will have::

  • A degree/post graduate qualification in environmental science, planning or related discipline
  • Recently graduated or have up to 3 years impact assessment and/or environmental management experience (in consulting  would be an advantage)
  • Strong technical aptitude and project management skills
  • Adaptability to undertake a range of technical work based on project requirements
  • Clear verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to develop and maintain positive team and client relationships
  • Organised, motivated and self-directed
  • Demonstrated knowledge of NSW planning and environmental legislation is desirable

What we offer:

  • A role working alongside highly experienced professionals that can support you to grow and develop professionally.
  • Opportunity to work across a range of sectors on diverse and technically challenging projects.
  • Opportunity to progress and develop within a supportive team environment.
  • Flexible work arrangements.
  • An attractive remuneration package

We are a leading environmental and social consultancy committed to delivering high-quality services, tailored to the needs of our regional, national and international clients. Our highly skilled team works across Australia in sectors including resources, Defence, infrastructure, industry and renewables. To learn more about what we do go to www.umwelt.com.au

Our people are our number one asset and we are committed to providing a workplace that supports our team to grow.

If you believe you meet the criteria apply via SEEK. Your application should include a Covering Letter addressing how you meet the above essential criteria and your CV outlining your previous experience.

To discuss the role and/or the organisation you can contact Bianca Lockett on 02-4950 5322.

Applications close 24 September 2019, however, we will be interviewing suitable candidates as soon as they are identified and may fill the role prior to this date.  We, therefore, request that you make your application for this role as soon as possible.

Umwelt are wholly managing this process and applications from third party recruiters will not be accepted.


Currently Recruiting


Position Title: Senior Water Resources Engineer (Flood Modelling)

Location: Newcastle/NSW

A fabulous opportunity exists for a Senior Water Resources Engineer with sound experience in flood modelling to be part of our Water Engineering team.

  • Vibrant team culture
  • Strong organisational values
  • Project diversity
  • Dynamic and highly skilled team
  • Employee ownership opportunities

About the role:

We are looking for an experienced Senior Water Resources Engineer with a demonstrated background in flood modelling and report writing. This is a key position within Umwelt’s Water Engineering team based at our Teralba office. The position reports directly to the Team Manager and will assist to develop and strengthen the established Umwelt water business in NSW and also assist to drive expansion of the water business across sectors and regions.

About you:

We are looking for an experienced Senior Water Resources Engineer with the following:

  • Degree in Civil or Environmental Engineering
  • Previous relevant working experience (3-8 years)
  • Expertise in hydrologic and hydraulic investigations, flood impact and risk assessment, and associated report writing
  • Expertise with hydrologic modelling software:  XP-RAFTS
  • Expertise with hydraulic modelling software:  TUFLOW, HEC-RAS
  • Expertise with GIS software for flood modelling:  MapInfo, ArcGIS, QGIS (one or more)
  • Preparation of reports and documentation detailing results of studies
  • Preparation of proposals.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • An ability to develop and maintain positive relationships with a range of stakeholders including clients and government agencies
  • A team player who is organised, motivated and self-directed.

Highly Regarded Skills (desirable but not essential):

Significant experience in one or more of the following areas will be highly regarded:

  • Surface water impact assessments
  • Drainage design and stormwater management plans
  • Water balance modelling (e.g. GoldSIM) and water management plans
  • Erosion and sediment control
  • Water sensitive urban design and water quality modelling (e.g. MUSIC)
  • Dam break studies
  • Experience with other software packages relating to hydrologic and hydraulic modelling (e.g. WBNM, RORB, RMA-2).

What we offer:

  • A genuine career role for an experienced and enthusiastic Senior Engineer looking to continue to develop their leadership skills and experience
  • A role working alongside well-recognised professionals
  • Opportunity to work across a range of sectors on diverse and technically challenging projects
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Employee ownership opportunities
  • An attractive remuneration package.

We are a leading environmental and social consultancy committed to delivering high-quality services, tailored to the needs of our regional, national and international clients. Our highly skilled team works across Australia in sectors including resources, Defence, infrastructure, mining, industry and renewables. To learn more about what we do go to www.umwelt.com.au

Our people are our number one asset and we are committed to providing a workplace that supports our team to grow.

If you believe you meet the criteria apply via emailing your application to Bianca Lockett via blockett@umwelt.com.au .  Your application should include a Covering Letter addressing how you meet the above essential criteria and your CV outlining your previous experience.

To discuss the role and/or the organisation you can contact Umwelt on (02) 4950 5322.

We will be interviewing suitable candidates as soon as they are identified.  We, therefore, request that you make your application for this role as soon as possible.

Umwelt are wholly managing this process and applications from third party recruiters will not be accepted.


Currently Recruiting

Position Title: Senior Water Resources Engineer

Location: Newcastle/NSW

A great opportunity for an experienced Senior Environmental Engineer to be a key part of our Water Engineering team.

  • Vibrant team culture
  • Strong organisational values
  • Project diversity
  • Dynamic and highly skilled team
  • Employee ownership opportunities

About the role:

Working as part of our Water Engineering Team the principle tasks of this position are to manage, coordinate and provide support in regard to the application of, and input into, water engineering and environment studies and investigations undertaken by Umwelt.  This includes undertaking both technical and project management roles in regard to water resource engineering projects.

About you:

We are looking for a motivated and enthusiastic experienced Senior Engineer who has:

  • Degree in Civil or Environmental Engineering.
  • Previous relevant working experience (3-8 years).
  • Experience in undertaking both technical and project management roles in accordance with quality management systems and legislations.
  • Experience supporting water resources engineering projects, typically including:
    • flood studies (both one and two-dimensional flood modelling);
    • surface water impact assessments
    • water quality assessments;
    • water management system strategies and concept designs;
    • water balance assessments;
    • drainage design and surface water diversions.
  • Preparation of reports and documentation detailing results of studies
  • Preparation of proposals.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • An ability to develop and maintain positive relationships with a range of stakeholders including clients and government agencies
  • A team player who is organised, motivated and self-directed.

What we offer:

  • A genuine career role for an experienced and enthusiastic Senior Engineer looking to continue to develop their leadership skills and experience
  • A role working alongside well-recognised professionals
  • Opportunity to work across a range of sectors on diverse and technically challenging projects
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Employee ownership opportunities
  • An attractive remuneration package.

We are a leading environmental and social consultancy committed to delivering high-quality services, tailored to the needs of our regional, national and international clients. Our highly skilled team works across Australia in sectors including resources, Defence, infrastructure, mining, industry and renewables. To learn more about what we do go to www.umwelt.com.au

Our people are our number one asset and we are committed to providing a workplace that supports our team to grow.

If you believe you meet the criteria apply via emailing your application to Bianca Lockett via blockett@umwelt.com.au .  Your application should include a Covering Letter addressing how you meet the above essential criteria and your CV outlining your previous experience.

To discuss the role and/or the organisation you can contact Umwelt on (02) 4950 5322.

We will be interviewing suitable candidates as soon as they are identified.  We, therefore, request that you make your application for this role as soon as possible.

Umwelt are wholly managing this process and applications from third party recruiters will not be accepted.

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