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 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.



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