Ecologist – Terrestrial

Location: Orewa, North Auckland

Cato Bolam is a leading professional consultancy providing start-to-end solutions for housing, land development, subdivision and infrastructure projects. Our company purpose is “Creating Great Places” and that is what we strive to achieve – for our clients, our communities, and our environment.

The Opportunity

An opportunity exists in our Orewa office for an Ecologist – Terrestrial (full time or part time) to support the company’s environmental team over the full range of environmental activities including client liaison, field and office analysis, reporting and assessments.  In this role you will be responsible for providing input into ecological aspects of resource consent applications and environmental impact assessments relating to stream classification, wetland, riparian and bush restoration/ enhancement.  There will also be the opportunity to be involved in the preparation of resource consent applications relating to rural subdivisions, environmental protection /enhancement proposals.   The role provides an excellent opportunity to work, develop and broaden your skills under the guidance and mentoring of our highly experienced Environmental Principal.

 About Us

Cato Bolam, established in 1972, is a multi-disciplined professional service business and our team of 80+ located across four offices in Auckland and Northland has a proud reputation for delivering high quality services and outcomes.  We offer a friendly, flexible working environment and a salary package that is attractive and targeted at the experience and potential of the applicant.

 About You

You would ideally be locally based and have the following:

  • A bachelor’s degree in ecology, environmental science or a related field
  • Relevant NZ experience as a terrestrial ecologist
  • Ability to undertake bush and wetland assessments, enhancement proposals and write reports
  • Experience in stream classifications
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Competent in computer related tasks using packages such as Word and Excel
  • Driver’s licence is essential
  • An enthusiastic and dedicated approach

If you possess all or most of the skills above or are a recent graduate who is motivated and keen to learn on a wide range of projects delivering innovative and sustainable design solutions, then we would like to hear from you.

 What we offer

A career at Cato Bolam gives the opportunity to be part of a team of professionals in a supportive work environment.  We are committed to investing in our people, provide personal development plan support and mentoring to help you grow and take the next step.

Enjoy working a short walk from Orewa Beach and cafés, take a leisurely stroll at lunch time or join our team at the local gym.  We have plenty of social activities, are proud of the company culture, our reputation and value each team members contribution.

Location: Orewa, North Auckland

Hours: Preferred hours are 40 hours per week Monday to Friday (flexibility will be considered)

Benefits: Competitive Salary, employee health insurance, 50% paid gym membership and the opportunity to work with a great team.

If you are ready for your next venture and would like the opportunity to join our team, apply NOW by forwarding your application to:

 Myles Goodwin


09 427 0072