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$59,992 Plus Super You will provide environmental advice on statutory and strategic planning matters, especially in relation to native vegetation and biodiversity. As the successful applicant you will have a relevant tertiary qualification in Environmental Planning, Environmental Science, Natural Resource Management or other appropriate discipline...

Land Development, Sub Divisions, Roads & Drainage Buildings; Commercial, Residential & Industrial Hunter Executive Search Consultants are a Perth based recruitment company specialising in professional placements for the Engineering, Building Services, Construction, Resources and Environmental industries. All our consultants are...

Regarded opportunity to contribute to the future of CSG projects in QLD Secure position with stable organisation in current uncertain times Flexible working hours, time off in lieu, rostered days off, teleworking... About Hunter Executive Hunter Executive Search Consultants are a technical recruitment company specialising in...

Secure position with a well-established and well-respected organisation Be part of the leadership team and play a key role in the company's future Flexible and adaptable work environment About Hunter Executive Hunter Executive Search Consultants are a technical recruitment company specialising in...

Contaminated Land Assessment and Remediation Leadership role in continuing the growth of the business unit 6 month contract where you can continue developing your career and mentor others Coffey Geotechnics (Christchurch office, NZ) Play a key role whilst displaying your specialist contaminated land management expertise; contribute...

  • Coffey
  • New Zealand
  • Fri 25 Jul

Join our world class Geotechnical consulting group and be part of the environments team delivering remediation solutions to our clients Exciting client facing role working on a variety of residential and commercial projects Coffey Geotechnics (Christchurch office, NZ) Your career at Coffey is much more than a technical one....

  • Coffey
  • New Zealand
  • Fri 25 Jul

Applications are invited for the position of Project Officer Salinity with the Mallee Catchment Management Authority (CMA).  The role of the Project Officer Salinity is to support and assist the Coordinator Salinity in the development, management and implementation of salinity management activities within the region. The role requires an appropriate...

The opportunity has arisen for an experienced Environmental Health Technician to work for a council located to the East of Melbourne's CBD. This position will assist the council in dealing with its array of nuisance complaints from residents. As the position is temporary, you are required to hit the ground running and so experience within a similar role in the local market...

Due to an increase in work load this Local Council located in the Northern suburbs is seeking an experienced Environmental Health Officer join them for a 3 month period. This position will assist the council to deal with its demanding portfolio and legislative requirements along with educating the community in the area of environmental health. As such experience within a...

Re-advertised As Coordinator Environmental Services you will Coordinate and supervise a team of health and environmental officers, undertake responsibility for the operational functionality of the environmental health, food and environmental protection programs including the establishment of outcomes, priorities and operational procedures, whilst providing...

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From recycling initiatives to renewable energy and installations of solar panels - there are many prongs to a career in natural resource management.

On a global scale, the forecast for environmental management services and products to 2020 is expected to double, reaching $2.74 trillion, half of which will be devoted to efficient energy use. Projected investment to 2030 is $630 billion, generating 20 million more environment jobs worldwide.

Those green jobs will range from environmental engineers and environmental consultants to green building architects and wind energy engineers, plumbers who install solar water heaters, indeed anyone involved with natural resources.

In this piece we review the role of environmental scientists whose work in the public and private sector may encompass research or investigation into pollutants or hazards that have a detrimental impact on the environment or people’s health; or collecting and analysing data from air samples or food, soil or water.

In the five years to 2011, environmental employment increased by just over 62%. This is indicative of the number of programs and initiatives spawned by what is the increasingly important environmental sector that goes well beyond environmental scientists to encompass anyone concerned in sustainable, environmental design, policy or technology.

More than 84% of environmental scientists are employed full-time, working an average 38-hour week, compared to the 41.3 hours averaged across other occupations. And according to the ABS EEBTUM survey of August 2011, gross weekly earnings for environmental scientists working full-time stood at $1,250 ($65,000 annually).

The average age of environmental scientists is 38 years, but almost one third (31.5%) are aged 45 or over and about 38.5% are female.

They are a well qualified group: around 75.6% of environmental consultants boast a bachelor or higher degree;  8.6% have a certificate III or IV and 6.1% an advanced diploma or diploma.

Each year 5.9% of environmental scientists quit their career, which indicates that as a vocational group they are relatively stable, given the average rate of movement across other occupations is more than double at 14.2%.  Unsurprisingly, unemployment for environmental scientists is below average at just 1.4%.

The outlook for environmental scientists is definitely sunny with long term growth in environmental employment projected at a sizzling hot 93.7%.

Latest Enviro Jobs News

Research into managing scare resources

Researchers from the Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation (ANSTO) are increasing the understanding of environmental effects of agriculture in the Asia Pacific region.

The post Research into managing scare resources appeared first on Enviro Info.

Tue, 22 Jul - Read more

Asbestos trial in northern NSW cuts disposal costs

Seven councils in the Northern Rivers area of New South Wales are taking part in a 12-month trial that will cut asbestos disposal costs for households by up to 60 per cent.

The post Asbestos trial in northern NSW cuts disposal costs appeared first on Enviro Info.

Mon, 21 Jul - Read more

Industry concern over economic impact of gas prices

The first comprehensive analysis of the impact of rapidly escalating gas prices on the Australian economy projects significant negative impacts on Australia's manufacturing sector and adverse effects extending to the mining, transport and agriculture sectors.

The post Industry concern over economic impact of gas prices appeared first on Enviro Info.

Mon, 21 Jul - Read more

Australia’s tree canopy cover declining

Australia is losing its trees, according to new research conducted by University of Technology, Sydney on behalf of a collaboration of community groups, businesses and governments.

The post Australia’s tree canopy cover declining appeared first on Enviro Info.

Thu, 17 Jul - Read more

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