Online Application Questionnaire

The questionnaire below comprises a number of initial questions that will help us gauge the extent to which you currently meet the Essential and Desirable requirements of the role. Please answer these frankly and provide brief detail to elaborate on your answers and feel free to use dot point responses.

Position: Field Botanist/Ecologist (terrestrial flora/fauna); Weipa, Queensland

Full time contract ending December 2019

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Essential Requirements

Tertiary qualification in Botany, Ecology or similar
Familiarity with Australian flora genera derived from hands on field survey work
Familiarity with the Regional Ecosystem scheme of the Qld Government, and vegetation mapping
Australian Drivers Licence
Commitment to working within the Ecotone safety systems and client safety systems where necessary
High level of physical fitness and endurance to enable you to safely undertake long days of walking at a productive pace
Experience in being out bush, including demonstrated competency (not just a 4WD certificate) in operating 4WD vehicles off-road, navigating in bush environments
Ability to work in a co-operative team environment working toward common goals
Ability to prepare concise, factual and relevant written and verbal reports to a high standard
Ability to communicate effectively with fellow team members and client representatives

Desirable Requirements

GIS capabilities, especially MapInfo or ARC GIS
Familiarity with digital data capture using GPS enabled handheld devices and data entry apps
Familiarity with the flora of Cape York Peninsula
Experience working with Traditional Owners
Ecologist or other experience in the mining industry
Hold current Senior (Apply) First Aid and Advanced 4WD competencies
Familiarity with Microsoft Office, particularly compilation of large MS Word documents with imagery and maps
Familiarity with Dropbox or other cloud storage utilities
Experience with using satellite phones and personal satellite trackers and EPIRBs