Botanist (Graduate to Senior)

Botanist (Graduat to Senior)

Travers bushfire & ecology are looking for energetic flora specialists to join our in-demand ecological consulting services, working out of our Kariong office, NSW.

An exciting opportunity for a full time botanist who is passionate about plant ecology and who has experience in the field of ecological consulting has opened up.

We are seeking a botanist with minimum Science degree majoring in botanical study and preferably a Masters or PhD in plant taxonomy or similar discipline. 

Key Competencies

As a botanist with Travers bushfire & ecology you will have the necessary skills and experience to undertake the following:

What can we offer the ideal candidate?

Travers bushfire & ecology operates across bushfire, ecological, arboriculture, archaeology and restoration ecology. We operate as a centralised team in Kariong NSW and have work from home and flexible work arrangements for proven reliable and independent employees.

We focus on developing professional careers through the provision of ongoing career development, and generous opportunities for training, industry group involvement. We provide staff with a career pathway from Graduate through to Principal Environmental Consultant, with numerous entry points.  As your role progresses you will be exposed to greater levels of project management and responsibility, client and stakeholder engagement, project scoping and budgeting, and business development and management opportunities, all of which are key elements of a successful career.

Travers bushfire & ecology is a growing business with a culture oriented around client service and a passion for what we do.  We are committed to our organisational values and the career development of our staff.

We are an equal opportunity employer looking for the professional and misfits from any walk of life. We value variety, we are family and we care.

Flexible working hours

As a field and office based bushfire consultant, working hours are generally between 9am – 5.30pm with a minimum of a 38 hour week. Out of hours work will be required subject to the project requirements, including occasional weekend work on an overtime basis. Overnight stays are occasionally required for remote locations or sites where return travel on a daily basis is not practical.


Salary range

$75,000 – $120,000 per annum, plus superannuation (dependent upon experience)

How to apply

Please submit your application by filling out the form below, and submit the following information:

If you are selected for an interview we advise:

If you have any questions please contact Sally Brady on 02 4340 5331.

Interview process

All successful interview candidates will be invited to attend our office over a half day period to be introduced to our team. On that day a more formal interview will be undertaken with an opportunity for you to ask questions. Applicants from distant locations will be required to attend a zoom interview and to meet the team electronically.

As a COVID 19 response, all applicants will be required to prepare and submit a short phone video as demonstration of your presentation skills. This is not required to be professionally shot, just short and concise approximately 1 minute in length to demonstrate your ability to present in this medium and demonstrate your interpersonal skills.

**This role is only available to people with work rights in Australia**
**No Agencies Please**

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