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 Director.

Position Title: Senior/Principal Groundwater Modelling

Location: Brisbane/QLD

An exciting opportunity exists for a talented Senior/Principal Groundwater Modeller to join our growing Hydrogeology team in Brisbane.

  • 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 to Principal Groundwater Modeller with a demonstrated background in undertaking groundwater assessments and a passion for developing innovative solutions. This is a key position within Umwelt’s Hydrogeology team, based at our Brisbane office. The position reports directly to the Leader, Hydrogeology Services and will assist with developing and strengthening Umwelt’s growing groundwater service line.

About you:

We are looking for an experienced Senior to Principal level Groundwater Modeller with the following:

  • Tertiary qualifications in Science or Engineering, with preference for candidates who have completed post graduate research in modelling/hydrogeology
  • A passion for hydrogeology and enjoy developing innovative solutions for clients
  • Demonstrated experience in groundwater consulting, with expertise in groundwater modelling and uncertainty analysis for impact assessments and compliance studies in Australia
  • Expertise with groundwater modelling software (i.e. AlgoMesh, MODFLOW-USG, MODFLOW-SURFACT, FEFLOW, PEST)
  • Expertise in visualisation and GIS software (i.e. ParaView, LeapFrog, QGIS, ArcGIS)
  • Preference for capabilities in coding/scripts (i.e. Python, Fortran)
  • 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 and enjoys working collaboratively with the team and other technical disciplines

 What we offer:

  • A genuine career role for an experienced and enthusiastic Senior to Principal Groundwater Modeller 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 SEEK. Your application should include a Covering Letter addressing how you meet the above criteria and your CV outlining your previous experience.

To discuss the role and/or the organisation you can contact Umwelt on 1300 0793 267

Applications close Friday 27 November 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: Senior Hydrogeologist

Location: Brisbane/QLD

An exciting opportunity exists for a talented Senior Hydrogeologist to join our growing Hydrogeology team in Brisbane.

  • 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 Hydrogeologist with a demonstrated background in undertaking groundwater assessments and a passion for developing innovative solutions. This is a key position within Umwelt’s Hydrogeology team, based at our Brisbane office. The position reports directly to the Leader, Hydrogeology Services and will assist with developing and strengthening Umwelt’s growing groundwater service line.

About you:

We are looking for an experienced Senior Hydrogeologist/ with the following:

  • Tertiary qualifications in Science or Environmental Engineering
  • A passion for hydrogeology and enjoy developing innovative solutions for clients
  • Demonstrated experience in groundwater consulting, with expertise in groundwater investigations and impact assessments in Queensland and/or NSW
  • Expertise with groundwater software for pumping/slug test analysis (i.e AquiferTest/Aqtesolv), water quality analysis (i.e ESDAT/AquaChem) and bore logs (i.e. GiNT, CoreGS, Strater).
  • Expertise in visualisation and GIS software (i.e. Corel Draw, LeapFrog, QGIS, MapInfo, ArcGIS)
  • 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 and enjoys working collaboratively with the team and other technical disciplines

What we offer:

  • A genuine career role for an experienced and enthusiastic Senior Hydrogeologist 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 [link removed]

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 criteria and your CV outlining your previous experience.

To discuss the role and/or the organisation you can contact Umwelt on 1300 793 267.

Applications close Friday 27 November 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: Administration Assistant

A fabulous opportunity exists for an Administration Assistant to support our dynamic business.

  • National environmental and social consulting service provider
  • One of Australia’s largest employee owned environmental consultancies
  • Vibrant team culture
  • Strong organisational values

About the role:

This position is an integral part of our administration team and provides general administration services to support our business functions, including reception/front desk functions,  managing employees site inductions and coordinating employee travel, data entry and maintenance of internal databases; providing project support on an as needs basis and providing back up to the Administration team in performing word processing and clerical/administrative functions as required. This requires a professional person who has the confidence and experience to represent the business through direct contact at reception or over the telephone and contribute to business output.

About you:

We are looking for a motivated and enthusiastic Administration Assistant who has:

  • Certificate III or IV in Business Administration or similar
  • Demonstrated experience in:
    • Administration support, working in a professional services environment
    • Coordination of travel arrangements
    • Coordination of site inductions (preferred)
    • Meeting coordination and set up
    • Working to deadlines
    • Reception and other administrative duties
  • A commitment to workplace health and safety requirements, ensuring company policies and procedures are followed
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated computer literacy skills in Microsoft Outlook and Microsoft Office
  • Demonstrated document compilation and formatting experience
  • A customer service focus as well as exceptional organisation and planning skills
  • An ability to develop and maintain positive relationships
  • Experience in a team as a reliable, communicative and proactive team member
  • A high level of motivation and self-direction.

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 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 17 November 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: Archaeologist/Heritage Consultant (Aboriginal and Historical Heritage)

Location: Newcastle/NSW

A fabulous opportunity exists for an Archaeologist/ Heritage Consultant to undertake and support a wide range of archaeological and historical heritage projects primarily located throughout NSW.

  • National environmental and social consulting service provider
  • Diverse project opportunities
  • One of Australia’s largest employee owned environmental consultancies
  • Vibrant team culture
  • Strong organisational values

About the role:

We are seeking to appoint an Archaeologist/Heritage Consultant to work as part of our Archaeology and Heritage team. This role will involve undertaking a wide range of archaeological and historical heritage projects primarily located throughout NSW, with potential to also work on projects in other parts of Australia. The role includes scoping, planning and completing projects to provide a fully integrated outcome.  Within our Archaeology team we complete a broad range of projects including due diligence assessments, Aboriginal cultural heritage assessments, heritage impact statements, historical archaeological assessments, permit applications and implementations, Aboriginal cultural heritage management plans, historical archaeological management plans, archaeological test and salvage excavations, heritage management plans and conservation management plans.

The successful applicant will be a ‘self-starter’, with strong commitment skills and the ability to seek out relevant data and other information required for effective project work and reporting.

About you:

We are looking for a motivated and enthusiastic Archaeologist/Heritage Consultant who has:

  • Degree in Archaeology or other relevant degree, with Honours or higher
  • Previous relevant working experience – between 2-5 years’experience
  • Experience in Aboriginal and Historical Heritage ideal (if only worked in one of these areas, have a willingness to work within the other area)
  • Sound knowledge of State and Commonwealth legislation
  • Demonstrated experience in:
  • Working with Aboriginal communities
  • Management of Aboriginal and historical archaeological projects and or heritage projects
  • Preparation of reports to a high standard
  • Undertaking or assisting with the preparation and completion of proposals
  • Archaeological surveys, test excavation, monitoring, excavation, recording and analysis of artefacts
  • Working with statutory authorities, including the Heritage Division and local councils
  • Working within budget and meet deadlines
  • Commitment to workplace health and safety requirements
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • An ability to develop and maintain positive relationships with a range of stakeholders including clients and government agencies, as well as other staff
  • Experience as a reliable, communicative and proactive team member
  • A high level of motivation and self-direction.

About Umwelt

Umwelt is a leading environmental and social consultancy that is 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 renewables, urban development, Defence, infrastructure, industry and resources. Our people are our number one asset and we are committed to providing a flexible workplace that supports our team to grow. To learn more about what we do go to: www.umwelt.com.au 

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.

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

Applications close 30 October 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.


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 the beautiful town of 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 early in their career and 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 person that can demonstrate sound project management skills, is a great communicator, has an eye for technical detail, wants to learn and is willing to tackle a broad range of tasks. Experience in environmental impact assessment and consulting is desirable, however we will also consider applicants with a background in environmental management and compliance, environmental auditing or other related discipline.

You will have:

  • A degree/post graduate qualification in environmental science, environmental planning, urban and regional planning (or similar)
  • Ideally 2-5 years’ relevant experience
  • 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 in consulting or across resources, 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, renewables, infrastructure, Defence and industry. 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 11 September 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 is wholly managing this process and applications from third party recruiters will not be accepted.


Position Title: Senior Ecologist – Botanist

Location: Newcastle/NSW

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

  • National environmental and social consulting service provider
  • Diverse project opportunities
  • One of Australia’s largest employee owned environmental consultancies
  • Vibrant team culture
  • Strong organisational values

About the role:

Umwelt is seeking a Senior Ecologist-Botanist who is looking to progress their career in ecological consulting, preferably based at our Newcastle or Orange office but other regional NSW locations will be considered. Our ideal candidate would have previous experience as an ecological consultant, would enjoy dealing with clients and managing projects, and would have sound ecological survey, reporting and assessment skills.  You will work closely with our NSW Ecology Manager, Principals and National Ecology Leader to deliver quality project outcomes.

About you:

We are looking for a motivated and enthusiastic Senior Ecologist with approximately 5-10 years of experience who has:

  • Sound technical ecological and project management skills including experience delivering ecological assessment and management projects in NSW, as well as Commonwealth EPBC assessments.
  • Demonstrated experience in planning and undertaking ecological surveys, with flora survey and assessment experience desirable.
  • A degree/post graduate qualification in environmental science, botany, zoology environmental science (or similar).
  • A focus in botany (desirable).
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills with the capacity to prepare and review reports to near final quality
  • An ability to develop and maintain positive relationships with a range of stakeholders including clients and government agencies, as well as other staff.
  • A high level of motivation and self-direction.
  • BAM accredited or with extensive experience in BAM and/or other biometric data capture and analysis.

About Umwelt

Umwelt is a leading environmental and social consultancy that is committed to delivering high quality services, tailored to the needs of our regional, national and international clients. Our people are our number one asset and we are committed to providing a workplace that supports our team to grow. 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 

What we offer:

  • A role working alongside highly experienced professionals that can support you to grow and develop professionally.
  • Opportunity to work over a wide geographic area 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.

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 11 September 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: Principal Restoration Ecologist

Location: Newcastle/NSW

Due to continued growth of opportunities for our NSW Ecology team, we are seeking to fill a new role within our business of Principal Restoration Ecologist.

  • National service provider
  • Diverse and interesting project opportunities
  • One of Australia’s largest employee owned environmental consultancies
  • Vibrant team culture
  • Strong organisational values

About the role:

Umwelt is seeking an experienced Principal Restoration Ecologist to join our strong and highly regarded team of skilled and professional Ecologists, based at our Newcastle office. Our ideal candidate would have an established reputation as a Restoration Ecologist, key contacts within the industry and a strong professional reputation and demonstrated skillset. This role also needs to enjoy dealing with clients and managing projects, and would have strong ecological survey, reporting and assessment skills. You would have a drive to grow the business and to create market opportunities with clients.  You will work closely with our NSW Ecology Manager, Principals and National Ecology Leader to deliver quality project outcomes, and to identify market opportunities and develop and implement business growth and improvement strategies.

About you:

We are looking for a motivated and enthusiastic Restoration Ecologist with at least 8 years of experience who has:

  • Strong technical ecological and project management skills including experience delivering ecological restoration and management projects in NSW, as well as for Commonwealth EPBC assessments.
  • Demonstrated experience in planning and undertaking ecological surveys, with flora survey and assessment experience desirable.
  • A degree/post graduate qualification in environmental science, botany, zoology environmental science (or similar).
  • Substantial restoration ecology experience, such as large-scale bush regeneration and mine/site rehabilitation.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills with the capacity to prepare and review reports to near final quality
  • A demonstrated ability to develop and maintain positive relationships with a range of stakeholders.
  • A high level of motivation and self-direction and ability to develop and implement business growth and improvement strategies, based on our existing client relationships and your networks.
  • BAM accredited or with extensive experience in BAM and/or other biometric data capture and analysis is desirable.

About Umwelt

Umwelt is a leading environmental and social consultancy that is committed to delivering high quality services, tailored to the needs of our regional, national and international clients. Our people are our number one asset and we are committed to providing a workplace that supports our team to grow. 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

 What we offer:

  • A role working alongside highly experienced professionals that can support you to grow and develop professionally.
  • Opportunity to work over a wide geographic area 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.

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 18 September 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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