Environmental Scientist (Auckland)

  • 100% NZ owned progressive environmental consultancy

  • Opportunity to grow and develop the business and your profile

  • Strong team culture with a great working environment

What is the role?

An exciting opportunity has become available for a motivated and driven environmental scientist with strengths in terrestrial and/or freshwater ecology to join our dynamic and sustainably focused team.  The point of difference with this role is the chance to be involved in a wide range of interesting and multidisciplinary projects and make a real difference to the environment – no two days are the same.

Key responsibilities of this role include:

  • Undertaking ecological and environmental assessments and reporting on findings

  • Management of environmental data sets as required

  • Contract, project and financial management of projects

  • Working collaboratively within project teams

  • Supporting and developing client, supplier and subcontractor relationships

  • Being actively involved in business development

  • Increasing company capacity and institutional knowledge

About you

To be the successful candidate you will have:

  • A Bachelor of Science and ideally 3+ years of experience (preferably in consulting)

  • Experience in New Zealand terrestrial and/or freshwater ecology, ecological impact assessments, data collection and analysis.

  • A network of contacts within the industry and be well respected within the industry

  • Excellent communication and report writing skills

  • The ability to integrate ecological goals with engineering and opportunity frameworks

  • The ability to identify and act on commercial leads

Additionally, you must have a real passion for sustainability and the environment. Experience in coastal and/or marine science, in community engagement and behaviour change and the New Zealand environmental legislative framework would be an advantage, as too would post graduate qualifications.

Who are we?

Morphum Environmental is an industry leader in environmental services, sustainable land development, planning, civil and three waters engineering, and sustainable management. We have won and been finalists for numerous industry awards. We comprise a talented, driven and dynamic team of consultants, and are frequently invited to present at industry conferences, seminars and workshops. Our underlying goals in our work are around developing innovative, practical and sustainable solutions that benefit our clients, their communities, and the environment.

So why work for us?

People love working here. We are a company with a great team culture – we work hard, but we know how to let our hair down with an active social club. We pride ourselves on providing a working environment which fosters learning and development.

 Other reasons we think Morphum Environmental is a great place to work:

  • Sustainability isn't just a buzzword at Morphum Environmental – it's a way of life

  • We are a 100% NZ owned company, with offices in New Zealand and Australia

  • We pride ourselves on delivering the best possible solutions to our clients

  • We offer a real opportunity for staff to influence project outcomes

  • Staff contributions are recognised and valued

How to apply

If this sounds like you, please apply by sending your CV and cover letter to info@morphum.com.  In your cover letter, make sure you tell us about the most exciting project you have worked on and how your skills can add value to Morphum Environmental.  You must have the legal right to work in New Zealand prior to applying for the role.  Please note that applications without a cover letter will not be considered. Check out our website for further opportunities www.morphum.com.