Botanists (all experienced levels)

The Opportunity

To service ongoing workloads and build-on our existing specialist team, we are seeking to add to our team of botanists /ecologists.  

The roles will require the successful candidates to contribute to biological assessment projects, particularly flora and vegetation assessments and monitoring programs, with tasks including, but not limited to: 

  • Field work, including to remote and exciting locations 
  • Vegetation mapping and related spatial data management 
  • Technical reporting of biological assessment and monitoring field results 

Depending on experience and aspirations, separate and/or additional to Botanist roles, there may also be opportunities for contributions to: 

  • Environmental impact assessments and environmental management projects 
  • Zoological/fauna studies 
  • Project management 
  • Team leadership 
  • Business development and marketing 
  • Business strategy planning 

Candidate and Role Requirements

We would like to hear from candidates with relevant experience, who meet the following requirements: 

  • relevant tertiary qualification (degree minimum) in botany, ecology, biological science, environmental science or equivalent 
  • demonstrated familiarity with current Technical Guidance for flora and vegetation surveys 
  • experience in flora and vegetation assessments in Western Australia 
  • willingness to travel for field assessments, including to remote locations 
  • excellent written communication skills 
  • current Western Australian C-class driver’s licence 
  • take pride in delivering high-quality outputs 
  • enjoy being part of a high-performing and supportive team 
  • a can-do attitude and willingness to work harmoniously with valued clients and a high-performing and supportive team  

Candidates who meet the following criteria will be highly regarded: 

  • proven track record in an environmental consulting team  
  • the ability to lead assessments, or undertake small assessments independently  
  • capabilities in vegetation mapping, including the use of GIS software and spatial data management 
  • experience in the preparation of, or contributions to technical biological assessment reports 
  • knowledge of and/or experience in zoological assessments, in addition to botanical expertise 
  • environmental impact assessment and approvals experience 
  • experience in project management or co-ordination 
  • proposal writing and business development experience 

If you would like to explore opportunities, or simply get in touch for a confidential discussion, please email a CV and cover letter to admin@focusedvision.com.au

Please note: only short-listed candidates will be contacted and applications from recruitment agencies will not be considered