Ecologist – Orewa

Location: Orewa

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

We have an opportunity in our Orewa office for an experienced Ecologist to support the company’s environmental team over the full range of environmental activities including client liaison, field and office analysis, reporting and assessments. You will be responsible for ecological aspects of resource consent applications and environmental impact assessments including; bush and wetland restoration/enhancement, stream classification, wetland, fish passage, SEV assessments and other general ecology work. There will also be the opportunity to be involved in the preparation resource consent applications relating to rural and urban subdivisions, environmental protection/enhancement proposals. The role provides an excellent opportunity to work, develop and broaden your skills.

About Us

Cato Bolam, established in 1972, is a multi-disciplined professional service business and our team of 90+ 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 should have at least a Masters degree in Ecology, Environmental Science or a related field with at least five years experience.

You will also have:

  • Relevant NZ experience
  • Freshwater Ecology experience
  • Terrestrial Ecology/Herpetofauna experience
  • Stream and Wetland Classification experience
  • Ability to undertake bush and wetland assessments, enhancement proposals and write reports
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Driver’s license is essential
  • An enthusiastic and dedicated approach.

If you possess all or most of the skills above and are keen to be involved in 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 delivering great places.  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, subsidised 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


[email protected]

09 427 0072