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Ecologist/Approvals Consultant (Brisbane)

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Role: Ecologist

Employment: Full-Time

Location: Brisbane, Australia

Job Overview

Ecologist / Approvals Consultant

Work on large scale resource industry projects as Xenith’s new Ecologist / Approvals Consultant and help the transition to an environmentally and socially sustainable future for mining, resources and renewables.

Our commitment to you:
  • A permanent, full-time opportunity within a highly regarded employee-owned consulting firm.
  • A market competitive remuneration package, including a 6-monthly performance bonus.
  • Brisbane office-based role with flexible working arrangements.
  • The autonomy to steer your career where you want to go, with broad cross-sector industry exposure provided and the opportunity to expand your knowledge base working alongside experts in Exploration, Resource Geology, Business Analysis, Engineering and ESG.
  • Opportunities to undertake secondments to a diverse range of resource and infrastructure projects with different operators to build an unrivalled breadth of experience.
  • Level the playing field and get promoted based on your skills and success.
  • Grow together with us - own a piece of Xenith and share in our success.

  • What you can do with us:
  • Challenge yourself by working on diverse and exciting projects.
  • Become a respected subject matter expert and influence the strategy of tier one firms.
  • Develop as a leader through having the autonomy to manage your own projects and engage directly with clients.
  • Share your expertise within Xenith.
  • Work with and be mentored by the best in the industry.

  • Who are we looking for?
  • Tertiary qualifications in Ecology, Environmental Management or other relevant degree.
  • 5+ years relevant working experience (experience in a consultancy environment highly regarded).
  • Experience managing Ecology functions and environmental approvals, including coordinating and undertaking ecology desktop assessments, field surveys (including in rural and remote locations) and recording and reporting findings to be incorporated into environmental approvals and compliance reports.
  • Experience reviewing, assessing and calculating offset obligations and developing reports (eg: Significant Residual Impact Reports) to meet compliance requirements and secure offsets.
  • Experience working across multiple sectors including any of the following: mining, gas, renewables or infrastructure.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability and willingness to travel when required (this role includes FIFO/DIDO project work across various locations).
  • Current unrestricted driver’s licence.
  • Alignment with our core values of People, Technical Excellence and Client Value.
  • You will be passionate about your work, able to engage with clients and peers and be a highly motivated individual who is proactive with a "can do" attitude.
  • You must have the right to live and work in Australia.

  • About Xenith

    Xenith is an established global consulting firm operating since 2005. We work across every continent delivering outstanding exploration, mine planning, operational and financial solutions to the world’s leading resources companies and organisations.


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