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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: 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.


Position Title: Spotter Catcher / Field Assistant

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.

  • Strong, highly regarded ecology team
  • Diverse project opportunities
  • Vibrant team culture
  • We value, and support, our people
  • One of Australia’s largest employee owned, environmental consultancies

About the role:

Umwelt is seeking an experienced Fauna Spotter Catcher / Field Assistant to support our large team of Ecologists with key tasks on a range of projects. This position will be based at our Newcastle office however will complete fieldwork across NSW and other states if required.  Our ideal candidate must have demonstrated previous experience as a Fauna Spotter Catcher / Field Assistant or similar role. You will work closely with our Ecology team to deliver quality project outcomes. This position will be casual.

About you:

We are looking for a motivated, enthusiastic and experienced Fauna Spotter Catcher / Field Assistant who has:

  • Demonstrated effective skill in capturing, trapping, handling, rescuing, housing and relocating fauna and Ability to confidently identify all fauna groups/species.
  • Familiarity with, and ability to comply with company and client quality and safety procedures and policies, and relevant legislative requirements.
  • The ability to complete data compilation, analysis, and concise reporting following completion of fieldwork in an accurate and efficient manner.
  • Has the ability to collect relevant data accurately and efficiently.
  • Strong field fitness and the ability to travel and be in the field for periods of time, particularly in spring/summer.
  • Demonstrated experience of utilising GIS and GPS mapping systems.
  • Strong verbal communication skills in order to work collaboratively with the Ecology team, clients and machinery operators.
  • A high level of motivation and self-direction.
  • Appropriate training / qualifications / certificates relating to the role.
  • Current drivers’ licence (essential) and (preferably) training in working at heights (or similar), first aid, 4WD and winching, construction industry safety induction card (white card).
  • Venomous snake handling certification (preferred).

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.

  • Opportunity to work over a wide geographic area across a range of sectors on diverse and technically challenging projects.
  • Flexible work arrangements.
  • Knowledge sharing.

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

 


Position Title: GIS Consultant

Location: Newcastle/NSW

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

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

About the role:

We are seeking an experienced 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.

Our preference is that this position will be Newcastle based, but will consider candidates at another locations.

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 QGIS and the ArcGIS platform and detailed understanding of GIS technology solutions
  • 5 years recent/current industry experience, preferably as a Consultant or similar
  • Proven ability to interrogate data to assist in decision making
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, including the ability to effectively share knowledge, ideas and solutions within project teams and the S&V 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,  processes and deliverables within Umwelt
  • Proven experience in client management
  • Experience within consulting environment, desirable.

What we offer:

  • 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 Friday 2 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.

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

 

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