First listed on: 21 April 2018

Environmental Scientist (Aquatic Ecologist - Freshwater)
Location: Cairns, Queensland

NRA Environmental Consultants is an independent privately-owned Australian company, established in 1984, which has a reputation for providing high quality environmental services to a wide range of clients in both the public and private sectors.

With offices in Cairns and Townsville, we offer the opportunity to work in a relaxed tropical environment with a superb lifestyle.

Are you a high achiever with relevant tertiary qualifications and 3 to 5 years’ post-graduate experience?

Can you demonstrate experience in:

-        statistical analysis of aquatic macroinvertebrate data

-        freshwater systems

-        impact assessment (including water quality, stream sediment and aquatic macroinvertebrates)

-        applied studies, problem solving, technical report writing and communication?

If yes, we want to hear from you.

This role offers the opportunity to work as part of a highly-motivated team of technical specialists, where professional development, innovation and contribution to share skills and knowledge are encouraged. At NRA you will have your own office space, and opportunities for continued professional development.

Candidates should possess the intellectual skills, technical proficiency and wisdom necessary to make a positive contribution to the NRA team. Individuals seeking employment at NRA will need to be self-motivated, have a keen interest in the application of their knowledge to environmental issues and be dedicated to assisting our clients fulfil their obligations.

A competitive salary package will be offered to the successful candidate.

A position description can be obtained from our website ( Please submit your application, consisting of a cover letter and CV, to

The closing date for applications is 16 May 2018.

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