Graduate Environmental Scientist (Auckland)

  • Permanent full-time entry level position

  • Work within a friendly, collaborative team

  • Fantastic opportunity to kick-start your career in environmental science

What is the opportunity?

An exciting opportunity has become available for a graduate environmental scientist to join our dynamic and sustainably focused team.  You will work on a wide range of interesting and multidisciplinary projects with a particular focus in the areas of terrestrial and/or freshwater ecology. The point of difference with this role is the chance to be involved in a wide range of 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 report findings

  • Management of environmental data sets as required

  • Contract, project and financial management of projects

  • Contribute to high quality detailed project reports

  • Working collaboratively within project teams

  • Supporting and developing client, supplier and subcontractor relationships

Who are we?

Morphum Environmental is an active industry leader in civil and three waters engineering services, environmental services, sustainable land development and sustainable management. We have won and been finalists for numerous industry awards in engineering and sustainability. We comprise a talented, driven and dynamic team of consultants and are frequently invited to present at industry conferences.  Our underlying goal is to develop effective and lasting 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

About you

To be the successful candidate you will have:

  • Minimum of Bachelor of Science

  • Working knowledge of GIS and/or data management

  • Excellent report writing skills

  • Exceptional organisation and communication skills

  • Proven team player – able to work collaboratively with the Morphum team

  • High level of computer literacy

  • Self-motivated and proactive with ability to work autonomously

  • Proactive problem solving ability

  • Outstanding attention to detail

 Experience in general ecology, ecological research and monitoring methods, terrestrial ecology understanding, and experience in community engagement and behaviour change would be an advantage, as too would post graduate qualifications.

How to apply

If this sounds like you, please apply by sending your CV and cover letter to  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 we are only considering recent NZ trained graduates that are based in NZ and can interview in person. Please note that applications without a cover letter will not be considered. Check out our website for further opportunities