Employment Opportunities


Monash University has one position available for a PhD candidate in soil biogeochemistry in coastal soils. Can you please circulate to those who may be interested. Further details can be found in the attached flyer


Senior Soil Scientist, Premise

Premise has offices in Brisbane, Toowoomba, Sunshine Coast, Townsville, Mackay, Vietnam and Papua New Guinea.  See our website for further details on our projects, markets and leadership team www.premise.com.au. 

This role requires a mix of project management, business development and technical work. This includes developing and exploring relationships with existing clients and forging relationships with new firms. This role is also responsible for growing and co-ordinating the soils specialty to deliver works arising from Business Development activities. The position will operate principally across our agricultural and environmental units undertaking agricultural and mining soils work.

As a preference, this role would be based out of our Toowoomba office, however, for the right candidate this role can be based out of our Brisbane or Sunshine Coast offices.

Job tasks and responsibilities

  • Prepare environmental management plans.
  • Undertake environmental monitoring and reporting.
  • Prepare development / planning applications.
  • Participate in research and development projects.
  • Manage jobs so that they are delivered on time, on budget and with a high standard of quality.
  • Maintain relationships with clients and seek new business development opportunities.
  • Liaising with the client and the relevant approval authorities regarding performance and delivery of contract requirements.
  • This role has a significant field work component.

Skills and experience

A degree in environmental (soils based) or agricultural science and CPESC/CPSS certification desirable.

More than 10 years' with experience in a number of the following skills: Soil Survey, Land Resource, Land Suitability, Agricultural Land Class & GQAL, Strategic Cropping Land, Effluent Irrigation, Agricultural Irrigation, ASS, ESCPs, EMPs, EISs and mine land rehabilitation,

Job benefits and perks

  • Great culture
  • Flexible working environment
  • Professional Development opportunities
  • Growing company

For more information and to submit applications please contact CRYSTAL EVANS, Human Resources Manager

T 07 3253 2222


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Soil Science Australia is a not-for-profit organisation that serves as the peak body for soil scientists across Australia, and seeks to advance soil science in the professional, academic and technical fields.  It is a member of the International Union of Soil Sciences



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