First listed on: 24 August 2017

Location: Cairns or Townsville, Queensland

NRA Environmental Consultants is an independent privately owned Australian company, established in 1984, which has a reputation for providing high quality environmental services to a wide range of clients in both the public and private sectors.

We employ a team of dedicated environmental practitioners who use their expertise in natural resource management to provide practical solutions and positive outcomes for our clients.

As part of our continuing development we are seeking candidates for an Ecologist role in our highly motivated team of technical specialists. With offices in Cairns and Townsville, we offer the opportunity for the successful candidate to work in a relaxed tropical environment with a superb lifestyle in either office.

This role will offer the candidate the opportunity to work in a company where professional development and innovation is encouraged. You will be free from the demands associated with working in large organisations and able to contribute your skills and knowledge. Your role will include research, field studies, project design, data analysis, interpretation and reporting across a range of sectors.

Applicants should have appropriate tertiary qualifications and relevant practical experience in applied studies, problem solving, technical report writing and communication. A minimum of 5 years’ relevant experience is required. Demonstrated experience in Queensland ecosystems, and particularly north Queensland, is highly desirable.

Candidates should possess the intellectual skills, technical proficiency and wisdom necessary to make a positive contribution to the NRA team, and to provide high quality service to our clients. Individuals seeking employment at NRA will need to be self-motivated, have a keen interest in the application of their knowledge to environmental issues and be dedicated to assisting our clients to fulfil their obligations.

A competitive salary package will be offered to the successful candidate.

A position description can be obtained from our website ( Please submit your application, consisting of a cover letter and CV, to

The closing date for applications is Thursday 14 September 2017.

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