Field Ecologist Full-time Temporary - Australian Capital Territory

Company: Confidential
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Location: Australian Capital Territory, Australia
The Field Ecologist will assist the ACT Parks nservation Service to undertake ecological monitoring to support adaptive Confidential of grassld woodlserves in the ACT. Under limited direction, the Field Ecologist will:

Undertake extensive ecological field work in a range of weather conditions both as part of a team tonomously. The monitoring entification of plants, birds ptiles can be physically dem, volves walking large distances, as well as frequent bending over.
Communicate effectively with other colleagues akeholders while in the field, particularly when working solo.
Assist in the collection, identification, preservation, storage, display trieval of biological materials ference information.
Assist in the organization, analysis e preparation of data itten material, including reports, information papers rrespondence. With respect to data collection, preparation ganization, the field ecologist will be expected to:
Compile, clean, maintain, terpret spreadsheets containing large volumes of ecological data digitally atially
Employ digital data collection tools for field work, as well as use excel S software e.g., ArcGIS for data curation
Undertake basic data analysis tasks

Eligibility/Other Requirements

Tertiary qualifications in a field of environmental Confidential or biological science, preferably including studies in Botany, Zoology or Ecology.
A current manual driver's licence.

Highly Desirable

Willingness to work in remote locations, out of hours, adverse weather conditions.
A current Senior First Aid certificate is desirable.
Prior to commencing this role, a current registration issued under the Working with Vulnerable People Background Checking Act is required. on Working with Vulnerable People registration refer to - .

This is a temporary position available from 1 up till . A Merit Pool will be established from this selection process ll be used to fill vacancies over the next 12 months. Selection be based on application feree reports only.

Work Day: Full Time
Employment type: Permanent Job
Salary: Negotiable

Minimal experience: No experience

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