Careers in conservation & the environment

Senior Ecologist – Wildland Consultants – Auckland

  • Full Time
  • Auckland
  • 08/10/2021

Website Wildland Consultants Ltd

We are looking for a Senior Ecologist to join our nationwide team of dedicated and specialist ecologists based in Auckland.  Wildlands ecologists provide services applying sound ecological principles and in-depth knowledge of New Zealand vegetation, flora, and fauna to a range of projects.  They also identify and provide practical solutions to ecological challenges. The successful applicant will work on a range of projects within the company, particularly those based out of the Auckland Office.  We offer the opportunity to continue to develop your career in a leading NZ ecological consultancy with a large team of ecologists.

Skills, Knowledge, and Experience:

  • A post-graduate degree in ecology.
  • Sound field skills covering a range of ecosystems, habitats, and taxa.
  • Good knowledge and experience of New Zealand botany and plant ecology, restoration biology and ecological management.
  • Familiar with ecological requirements/provisions of the Auckland Unitary Plan.
  • Skills in ecological restoration would be very useful.
  • Excellent networking skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to communicate on appropriate technical and commercial levels to a diverse range of current and potential clients.
  • Ability to work independently and in a team.
  • Proven ability in staff management.
  • Proven ability in project management.
  • Further qualifications and membership of an appropriate professional body.
  • Full current New Zealand drivers licence.
  • 4WD experience.

Some key tasks include:

  • Managing and leading a team of ecologists with different levels of expertise
  • Personal development and commitment to progressing your career as an ecologist.
  • Operating at a professional level within the ecological sector.
  • Proactively managing the flow of information, correspondence, and queries.
  • Proactively interpreting and taking appropriate actions/decisions.
  • Ensuring company processes are adhered to, owning problems and identifying solutions.

What we can offer:

An opportunity for you to work on complex and interesting projects, in a fun and challenging work environment, with a supportive team.

See our website https://www.wildlands.co.nz/company/jobs-at-wildlands/ for further information on Wildland Consultants Ltd and how to apply for this position.

We provide outstanding ecological services to sustain and improve our environments.

Applications close: Friday, 8 October at 5.00 pm.

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

 

Wildlands

To apply for this job please visit www.wildlands.co.nz.