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  • Fantastic Opportunity to work with a Leading Mining & Resources Client

  • Attractive Perth CBD location close to public transport, cafes, shops etc.

  • Monday to Friday with Ad-hoc travel | 12-month duration with the potential for extension!

About the Client

Rio Tinto Operates the world's largest integrated portfolio of iron ore assets. These assets include a world-class, integrated network of 15 iron ore mines, four port facilities, a 1,700-kilometre rail network and related infrastructure. Rio Tinto are expanding operations in the Pilbara to epic proportions while introducing next generation technologies to deliver greater efficiency, lower production costs and improved health, safety, and environmental performance.

About the Role

WorkPac are currently seeking a Biological Advisor to join our clients Pilbara Environment and Cultural Knowledge team in Perth (with possible occasional site travel). Focusing on flora, vegetation and fauna within the Pilbara region. This role is a great opportunity for a motivated, safety conscious professional to join a multi-disciplined team; applying knowledge of relevant legislation and technical guides to Pilbara-focused environmental approvals and associated surveys. In this role you will be based in Perth, working Monday to Friday (sometimes weekend field trips are required) and 40 hours per week.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Prepare technical reports, data, analysis and provide technical advice to support government and environmental approval requirements

  • Contribute to the development and improvement of biological assessment methods, processes and technologies to ensure continuous improvement

  • Contribute to biological surveys in remote Pilbara areas for candidates who able to are able to mobilise to the Pilbara

  • Undertake effective survey planning including, sampling design, logistics and health and safety

  • Build effective relationships with internal and external stakeholders and technical specialists.

Skills & Experience Required:

  • Australian C Class Drivers Licence

  • Tertiary qualifications in environmental discipline or related.

  • Demonstrated experience as a field botanist/biologist, ideally within the resources sector

  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills coupled with an ability to think on your feet and make sound rational decisions

  • Effective verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to quickly develop positive and robust relationships with stakeholders.

  • Experience with GIS software, preferably ArcGIS

  • Experience/awareness of remote sensing techniques and environmental applications

Job Reference Number: 7469J20244562

How to Apply:

Click on the Apply button or for more information please contact:

WorkPac Principal Consultant: Tiana Roche (02) 4927 7734

About WorkPac

The WorkPac Group is Australia's largest privately owned workforce services business with over 1.3 million registered candidates. We offer tailored solutions in recruitment, skills and career development across Mining, Construction, Healthcare and more. Our consistent promise to both candidates and clients is that choosing WorkPac is always a Good Move

Job title: Ecologist
Contract type: Casual
Location: Australia, Perth
Industry: Environ./Health and Safety Mining, Oil and Gas
Job expiry: 2024-03-10
Reference: 7469J20244562