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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.

Position Title: Botanist or Ecologist

Location: Brisbane/QLD

A great opportunity for an experienced Botanist or Ecologist who is looking to progress their career working within a growing QLD ecology team.

  • Vibrant team culture
  • Diverse project opportunities
  • Employee-owned Australian Company

About the role:

We are seeking an experienced Botanist or Ecologist who is looking to progress their career in ecological consulting. Our ideal candidate holds prior experience as an ecological consultant in Queensland conducting vegetation surveys and is motivated to develop their technical skills on a number of exciting Projects. The successful applicant strives for technical excellence and will be focused on delivering high quality project outcomes.

About you:

We are looking for a motivated and enthusiastic experienced Botanist or Ecologist who has:

  • Tertiary qualifications in a relevant field, and has between 2-6 years’ experience
  • Ecological and project management skills with Queensland botanical experience and demonstrated knowledge of Qld Regional Ecosystems highly regarded
  • Demonstrated experience in planning and undertaking ecological surveys, particularly flora survey and assessment and vegetation mapping
  • Experience in developing and maintaining positive relationships with a range of stakeholders including peers, clients and government agencies
  • Ability to work autonomously, is highly motivated and has strong team commitment
  • Willing to work flexible hours and travel for work.

What we offer:

  • A genuine career role for an experienced and enthusiastic Ecological professional looking to continue to develop their leadership skills and experience
  • A role working alongside well-recognised professionals
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Employee ownership opportunities
  • Strong organisational values
  • 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 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 flexible workplace that supports our team to grow.

If you believe you meet the criteria, apply via SEEK by submitting your Covering Letter addressing how you meet the above essential criteria and your CV outlining your previous experience.

Applications close 21 February 2020, 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.


Position Title: GIS Consultant – Contract Position

Location: Newcastle/NSW

We have a fantastic opportunity for a motivated and enthusiastic GIS Consultant.

  • Vibrant team culture
  • National service provider
  • Diverse project opportunities
  • Employee-owned Australian Company

About the role:

We are seeking a GIS Consultant with a desire to continue developing their skills by supporting our national environmental and social teams and clients through the provision of high quality spatial products and solutions, analysis and management of data. Working closely with our specialists, you will scope specific tasks and work to budget, quality and schedule expectations. This role will be a 6-month contract.

About you:

We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated GIS Consultant that can demonstrate sound cartographic, communication and data management skills to support the delivery of our projects across our relevant sectors. You will have:

  • Tertiary qualifications in a geospatial related discipline
  • Highly proficient use of the ArcGIS platform and detailed understanding of GIS technology solutions
  • 5+ years’ industry experience, preferably as a Consultant or similar
  • Proven ability to interrogate data to assist in decision making
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills including communicating skills, knowledge, ideas and solutions to within the team
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure without compromising on quality
  • Highly motivated with proven ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Ability to multi-task effectively
  • Experience in delivering and managing data for large scale, complex projects utilising multiple programs across multiple data sets
  • Ability to contribute to proactive development and further enhancement of systems, products, processes and deliverables within Umwelt
  • Proven experience in client management

What we offer:

  • A diverse range of project opportunities
  • Access to highly skilled and well recognised professionals, who can provide support and guidance
  • Opportunity to work across a range of sectors on diverse and technically challenging projects.
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Strong organisational values
  • Potential for further growth
  • 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.

Applications close 3 March 2020, 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.


Position Title: Environmental Consultant – EIA

Location: Orange/NSW

We have a fantastic opportunity for a motivated and enthusiastic Environmental Consultant..

  • National service provider
  • Diverse project opportunities
  • Employee-owned Australian Company
  • Flexible working arrangements – full or part time
  • Based in Orange

About the role:

Our Orange office is expanding in response to growing opportunity and demand and we are looking for an Environmental Consultant who is keen to continue developing their skills delivering a wide variety of environmental impact assessment and environmental management projects throughout NSW. You will work closely with our Orange-based Principal and be supported by our strong NSW and ACT teams of 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 and motivated Environmental Consultant that can demonstrate sound project management and technical skills to support the delivery of our projects across our relevant sectors. Your enthusiasm and willingness to tackle a range of tasks will be key to your future success and we are keen to look at applicants with a background in EIA, Ecology or other relevant technical specialisations such as auditing, water management (erosion and sediment control), heritage management, etc. You will have:

  • A degree/post graduate qualification in environmental science, environmental planning, urban and regional planning (or similar)
  • 2-5 years’ industry experience, although exceptional recent graduates would also be considered
  • Strong technical aptitude and project management skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, with demonstrated aptitude for collaboration to work through challenging issues
  • Adaptability to undertake a range of technical work based on project requirements
  • Ability to develop and maintain positive relationships, including a strong focus on customer relationships
  • Ability to work effectively with a range of stakeholders
  • Demonstrated knowledge of NSW planning and environmental legislation is desirable
  • Experience working across mining, infrastructure and/or renewable energy sectors is advantageous.

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.
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Strong organisational values
  • Beautiful Orange based location
  • 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.

Applications close 3 March 2020, 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.

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