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Senior Environmental Scientist
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Employment Type:   Full-time
Location:   ACT and/or Sydney

Urgency:   Immediate start preferable

About this role

Do you want to advance your career in a well-established laboratory and consultancy? Choose a role with exponential growth potential and become a central asset to our dedicated and experienced team. SESL Australia is looking for a Senior Environmental Scientist with a range of industry experience inclusive of contaminated land assessment and remediation.

We are in need of an individual to operate autonomously as our ACT project manager, supporting our growing client relations in the Australian Capital Territory

through face-to-face consultation.

This role would include flexible working arrangement and is WFH compatible*

SESL Australia's consulting scientists work on a diverse range of complex projects across Australia and internationally. We partner with both public and private sector clients including variously tiered construction companies, engineering and environmental firms, urban and landscape designers, recycling and resource recovery managers, composters, artificial soil producers, sports-field maintenance operators and agricultural producers.


This role will involve using your technical skills and knowledge on a wide variety of projects for both public and private sector clients including:

  • Executing on-ground field works at contaminated sites involving the collection of soil, sediment, surface and groundwater samples and supervision of contractors.

  • Project scoping, proposal writing and fieldwork preparation.

  • Undertaking all works consistent with our safety values, systems and procedures.

  • Evaluating and distilling field and analytical data.

  • Preparing scientific and technical reports.

  • Working as part of a broad team to help solve complex environmental issues.

  • Laboratory investigation.



  • Work from home is an option.

  • Ability to project manage & coordinate SESL's ACT clients.

  • Drive to actively work toward expanding our client base for ACT.

  • Effective written and oral communication skills and the aptitude to confidently liaise with project teams, subcontractors and clients.

  • The drive and commitment to succeed and to be a strong contributor to the growth and success of SESL Australia.

  • Safety leadership in the field and commitment to adopting behavioural based safety programs.

  • A passion for field-based project work including soil and groundwater sampling, contractor supervision and safety management.

Qualification & Experience


  • A relevant degree in Environmental Engineering, Science, Geology or Earth Sciences.

  • Minimum 3-5 years of related professional experience in Contaminated Land Investigations and Remediation.

  • Minimum 5 years of related professional experience in Environmental Consulting 

  • Strong technical knowledge in Contaminated Land Legislation

  • A certified CEnvP (SC)- Desirable.

Other Requirements

  • Located/ based in ACT or nearby NSW, Australia

  • Ability to work remotely 

  • Full working rights within Australia

  • Ability to travel interstate

  • Full drivers license

  • White Card Certification

  • First Aid Certification

Please include a cover letter with your resume when making your application.


You will only be contacted if your application is shortlisted. Applications that do not address the key criteria will not be considered. 

*To discuss further working arrangement details, or for a confidential discussion, please contact Lorraine Djuricin or Harrison Leake on 1300 30 40 80.

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