Are you looking to expand your project experience and deal with some of the most pressing environmental issues facing the future development of WA?  Do you want to be part of a team that sits at the centre of a group of environmental, sustainability and landscape specialists? Are you either living in or wanting to be based out of WA’s southwest ?  If yes, then read on!

The role we are looking to fill

We are currently looking to fill an Environmental Consultant or Lead Environmental Consultant role to enable the continued growth of our busy team based out of our Margaret River office. To fill this role, you will ideally have in the order of 2 to 6 years of environmental consulting experience focused on environmental planning and the preparation of environmental approval documents.

In return, we offer you the opportunity to gain experience in the provision of a range of environmental support and consultancy services, including (but not limited to) the provision of strategic environmental and sustainability advice to projects, Environmental Protection Act (EP Act) approvals, permits and licences, Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act (EPBC Act) referrals and assessments, environmental support for Planning and Development Act approvals (scheme amendments, structure plans, subdivision and development approvals) and bushfire risk management.  While the role will be based in the southwest, project exposure will be across the State and the opportunity for some interstate project exposure.

You will be involved with clients and projects that span numerous sectors, including land use planning, infrastructure, property and urban development, state and local government, resources and mining, tourism, natural resource management and agriculture.

Our ideal match for the role will possess:

  • Tertiary qualifications in either environmental science, environmental management or equivalent.
  • Ideally 2-6 years environmental consultancy experience.
  • A desire to work with other team members and contribute to overall team outcomes, and be based out of our Margaret River office.
  • Experience with Commonwealth, State and Local Government environmental protection processes, and an awareness of town planning legislation and processes.
  • Demonstrated written and verbal communication skills, and an ability to follow instructions to develop report writing skills quickly and efficiently.
  • Working experience with bushfire would be an advantage but not essential.

The right person for this role will have relevant experience with Microsoft Office, with GIS skills an advantage, and be able to present a professional and friendly demeanour to team members and our clients and stakeholders.

If you are an enthusiastic, motivated team player who is comfortable trying new tasks and wants to be part of a busy and dynamic workplace, we would encourage you to apply.

What can we offer the ideal candidate?

Emerge Associates operates across environmental consulting and landscape architecture. We have offices in Subiaco, Margaret River, Melbourne and Brisbane, and undertake a wide range of projects across Western Australia and interstate.

We focus on developing professional careers, through the provision of ongoing career development, generous opportunities for training, and 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 in consulting.

Emerge Associates 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.

To apply

If you would like to become part of the Emerge Associates team, please apply via Seek, including a one-page cover letter and two-page CV.

** This role is only available to people with working rights in Australia. No agencies please **