Senior Environmental Scientist

Location: Toowoomba

Position Status: Permanent/ Full Time

 Key Roles and Responsibilities: 

The key responsibilities of the position will include:

  • Scope projects, build winning proposals and convert the project sale with the client.
  • Undertake field investigations and assessments including travel and data collection in remote locations.
  • Undertake applied research.
  • Manage projects and complete tasks on time with quality workmanship within the project budget.
  • Deliver quality project outcomes including, letters, maps, plans, briefs, reports and other technical advices.
  • Engage the market to generate leads and enquiries for projects with new and existing clients.
  • Maintain and improve your professional standing.
  • Compliance with the company's Quality Assurance systems.
  • Work to required company HSE standards.
  • Administrative duties, as required..
  • Other duties as directed by management.

Required Qualifications and Experience: 

  • Tertiary qualifications in one or more of the following areas: Environmental or Agricultural Science/ Engineering.
  • Minimum of five (5) years commercial experience in a professional position within a consultancy.
  • Demonstrated high level project management experience.
  • Post graduate qualifications would be highly regarded.
  • Current Class C driver's license (manual vehicle).
  • "White Card" and Senior First Aid certificates.

 Selection Criteria: 

  • A real "go getter" who is confident in engaging the market and with clients.
  • A thorough understanding of rural and environmental sciences; as applied to primary industry production practices and principles, and practical experience in the operations of one or more industries.
  • A proactive self-starter, motivated, with the ability to self-manage but also to take direction from management.
  • Proven ability to communicate clearly and effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • Proven ability to manage time and prioritise projects with competing interests.
  • Experience in research, including the presentation of research findings both written and verbally.
  • Experience in provision of technical and professional services in private industry.
  • Demonstrated advanced computing skills.
  • Rural background or experience working in rural areas.
  • Ability to travel and work away from home.