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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 Director.

Position Title: Environmental Consultant

Location: Melbourne/VIC

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

  • National environmental and social consulting service provider
  • Diverse project opportunities in a dynamic consulting environment
  • One of Australia’s largest employee-owned environmental consultancies
  • Vibrant team culture
  • Strong organisational values
  • Opportunity to work with highly skilled team members

About the role:

Umwelt is looking for a new team member to help drive our continued growth and delivery excellence.

We are seeking an environmental professional with a desire to continue to develop their skills delivering a variety of environmental impact assessment, environmental planning and environmental management projects within Victoria. You will help deliver projects across a range of sectors including energy, infrastructure, Defence, extractives, transport, and industry.

You will work as key member of our growing Victorian team and will be provided 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 wanting to develop their technical skills in delivering environmental assessment and management projects. You will have:

  • A degree/post graduate qualification in environmental science, urban planning or related discipline
  • Have between 2-5 years of impact assessment, urban planning and/or environmental management experience (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 VIC and/or Commonwealth planning and environmental legislation and processes 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 team works across Australia with key sectors including government, resources, renewables, Defence, urban and transport infrastructure and conservation. Our team has the experience and expertise to deliver, and we are keen to make a difference for our clients. 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
  • Established and well considered wellbeing tools and initiatives
  • A competitive salary based on skills and experience

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 7 May 2021; 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.

To be eligible for this position you must have legal work rights to work in Australia.

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

 


Position Title: Acoustician

Location: Newcastle/NSW

Due to continued growth within our business, we are looking for an Acoustician to join our Noise team.

  • 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 an Acoustician to join our team. Working in our Noise Team, this position will complete a wide range of interesting and challenging projects including noise modelling for a range of sectors, onsite noise monitoring and contribution to environmental noise research programs.

Working as part of our strong team will provide opportunities for this role to learn and develop their skills through project delivery and collaboration with experienced peers, as well as exposure to a range of sectors including Defence, Mining, Quarrying, and Infrastructure projects.

The position includes scoping, planning, managing and actively completing noise projects including taking ownership of project delivery.

About you:

We are looking for a motivated and enthusiastic Acoustician who has:

  • A tertiary qualified engineer or science graduate
  • 2–5 years Acoustic Consulting / Engineering experience
  • A sound understanding of environmental acoustics and noise control
  • Ability to undertake onsite noise monitoring as required.
  • Experience in the utilisation of noise modelling software including CadnaA or SoundPLAN
  • Knowledge and understanding of NSW acoustics standards, policies, regulations and legislation
  • Demonstrated ability to work on multiple projects
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills and experience liaising with external and internal clients and experience in delivering projects across one or more of Umwelt’s key sectors

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 team works across Australia with key sectors including government, resources, renewables, Defence, urban and transport infrastructure and conservation. 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.

Applications close 2 May 2021; 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.

To be eligible for this position you must have legal work rights to work in Australia.

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

 


Position Title: Graduate Environmental Consultant

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

  • 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 a graduate or early career Environmental Consultant with a desire to develop skills delivering a wide variety of environmental assessment and management projects. You will operate as part of our Environmental Assessment and Management team helping deliver projects across a range of sectors including urban development, infrastructure, Defence, resources, industry, and renewables. The role will also have opportunities to work across other work areas including with our ecology and social teams, providing great exposure to a range of different facets of environmental consulting to broaden your experience. You will be provided with mentoring and support to assist you to grow your skills.

About you:

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

  • A degree/post graduate qualification in environmental science, planning or related discipline
  • Either be a strong and motivated recent graduate or have 1-2 years of experience in an environmental field
  • Willingness to undertake a range of technical work based on project requirements
  • Interest and aptitude in working across multiple disciplines
  • A strong appetite to learn, grow from feedback and help other members of the team
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to develop and maintain positive team and client relationships
  • Organised, motivated and self-directed.
  • Some demonstrated knowledge of NSW and/or Commonwealth planning and environmental legislation 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 team works across Australia with key sectors including government, resources, renewables, Defence, urban and transport infrastructure and conservation. Our team has the experience and expertise to deliver, and we are keen to make a difference for our clients. 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 both service areas and sectors on diverse and technically challenging projects.
  • Opportunity to progress and develop within a supportive team environment.
  • Flexible work arrangements
  • Established and well considered wellbeing tools and initiatives

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 be eligible for this position you must have legal work rights to work in Australia.

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

 


Position Title: GIS Draftsperson

Location: Newcastle/NSW

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

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

About the role:

The GIS Draftsperson will have experience in GIS software (ArcGIS preferred, QGIS beneficial) and will support our national environmental and social teams and clients through the provision of high quality figures, and related drafting production tasks, data management and spatial data analysis. The GIS Draftsperson will have the opportunity to grow and develop professionally by working on an array of environmental and social consulting projects, in sectors including renewables, Defence, resources, and infrastructure projects all around Australia.

Working closely with our internal specialists, you will be supported by an experienced spatial team to work to budget, quality standards and schedule expectations.

About you:

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

  • Proven experience or tertiary qualifications in a geospatial related discipline
  • An understanding of cartographic techniques in preparing figures, maps and drawings
  • Proficient use of the ArcGIS platform and sound understanding of GIS technology solutions
  • QGIS experience favorable
  • 1-5 years recent relevant industry experience, preferably in similar role
  • Previous consulting experience, desirable but not essential
  • Proven ability to interrogate data to assist in decision making
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills including sharing knowledge, ideas and solutions within the team
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure without compromising on quality

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 team works across Australia with key sectors including government, resources, renewables, Defence, urban and transport infrastructure and conservation. Our team has the experience and expertise to deliver, and we are keen to make a difference for our clients. To learn more about what we do go to: www.umwelt.com.au

What we offer:

  • A diverse range of project opportunities
  • Access to highly skilled and 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

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 be eligible for this position you must have legal work rights to work in Australia.

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

 


Position Title: Ecologist (Botanist)

Location: Newcastle/NSW

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

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

About the role:

We are seeking an Ecologist (Botanist) who is looking to progress their career in ecological consulting. Our ideal candidate holds prior experience in conducting ecological field work within New South Wales and is motivated to develop their technical skills on a number of exciting Projects.

The successful applicant has prior botanical experience, 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 Ecologist (Botanist) who has:

  • Tertiary qualifications in a relevant field, and has 3-6 years’ experience, with prior consulting experience highly regarded
  • Prior experience in bushfire planning and assessment would be considered favourably.
  • 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.
  • Be willing to work flexible hours and travel for work
  • Demonstrated experience in planning and undertaking flora surveys
  • Prior experience and demonstrated knowledge of NSW Plant Community Types is highly regarded
  • Desirably BAM accredited or with extensive experience in BAM 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 large ecology team works across Australia with key sectors including government, resources, renewables, Defence, urban and transport infrastructure and conservation. 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 be eligible for this position you must have legal work rights to work in Australia.

Umwelt is 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

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, and you will be responsible for growing and developing a restoration ecology team.

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 Principal Restoration Ecologist with at least 12 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.
  • 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.
  • Prior experience in bushfire planning and assessment would be considered favourably.
  • Demonstrated experience in planning and undertaking ecological surveys, with flora survey and assessment experience 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 large ecology team works across Australia with key sectors including government, resources, renewables, Defence, infrastructure, urban development, and conservation. 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.

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 be eligible for this position you must have legal work rights to work in Australia.

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

 


Position Title: 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 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 Restoration Ecologist to join our strong and highly regarded team of skilled and professional Ecologists, based at our Newcastle office. Our ideal candidate would be developing a strong reputation as a Restoration Ecologist, including key contacts within the industry and a strong professional reputation and demonstrated skillset.

This role will enjoy dealing with clients and delivering projects, and would have strong ecological survey, reporting and assessment skills. You will contribute to the growth and development of a restoration ecology team.

You will work closely with our Principal Restoration Ecologist, and other project managers and Ecologists 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 3 years of experience who has:

  • Strong technical ecological skills including experience delivering ecological restoration and management projects in NSW.
  • A degree/post graduate qualification in environmental science, botany, zoology environmental science (or similar).
  • Strong 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.
  • BAM accredited or with extensive experience in BAM and/or other biometric data capture and analysis is desirable.
  • Prior experience in bushfire planning and assessment would be considered favourably.
  • Demonstrated experience in planning and undertaking ecological surveys, with flora survey and assessment experience 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 large ecology team works across Australia with key sectors including government, resources, renewables, Defence, infrastructure, urban development, and conservation. 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 be eligible for this position you must have legal work rights to work in Australia.

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.

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


 

 

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