AQUATIC ECOLOGIST / TAXONOMIST Melbourne Based WSL Consultants / ECOWISE Environmental ~

21 de julio de 2004

AQUATIC ECOLOGIST / TAXONOMIST Melbourne Based WSL Consultants / ECOWISE Environmental

WSL Consultants / ECOWISE Environmental is a leading Australian owned and managed environmental consulting company which offers a range of multidisciplinary environmental services to a broad client base in Australia and overseas. Our key disciplines include scientific laboratory services, aquatic ecology and biomonitoring, field hydrology, engineering hydrology, water and wastewater engineering, and GIS. These services are delivered through capital city offices in Canberra, Brisbane, Sydney, Adelaide, Perth and Melbourne and regional offices in Queensland, WA, NSW and VIC. For more information about WSL/ECOWISE please visit our website at and

Due to growth in the Aquatic Ecology product area WSL/ECOWISE is seeking a well qualified and experienced freshwater aquatic biologist/ecologist to be based at our Melbourne office. The successful candidate will require either high level macroinvertebrate taxonomy skills OR extensive experience in managing and conducting aquatic ecology projects.

Candidates should make particular reference to their experience in relation to the following tasks:

* Aquatic macroinvertebrate taxonomy to species (or genus) level and/or

* Project design and management and scientific and technical report writing skills (including statistical analysis and interpretation of complex ecological data eg.univariates, multivariates, AusRivAS).

The person we are looking for will most probably have a minimum of an honours degree and 5 years relevant work experience. Experience working in a commercial consulting environment and experience in related disciplines (eg. environmental chemistry, fish ecology, hydrology, riparian or aquatic vegetation, etc) would also be highly regarded. This position is additional to that recently advertised for the Brisbane ECOWISE office.

WSL will offer an attractive salary to the right person in addition to flexible working conditions. You will have the opportunity to work with a highly skilled, dynamic, multidisciplinary team of scientists and engineers on a range of different and exciting projects which will require travel within Australia. We encourage applicants from throughout Australia.

For more information about the position please contact Patrick Maiden on (03) 9429 4666 or by email

Expressions of Interest outlining relevant qualifications and experience should be sent to Elizabeth Officer, 2-8 Harvey St, Richmond, VIC, 3121 or by email to

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