Soil Science Jobs

Certified Professional Soil Scientist (CPSS) Officer

Soil Science Australia, Adelaide, SA; remote options available

Salary: $20,000 part time contract for professional services

Applications open until 29 November 2019

The Soil Science Australia Federal Office is looking for a dynamic individual to join the team in the role of CPSS Officer.

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Science Leader

Chemistry Centre, Landscape Sciences, Science and Technology Division, The Department of Environment and Science, Queensland Government, Dutton Park, QLD

Salary: $115,810 – $122,358 flexible full time

Applications open until 3 December 2019

The Queensland Government’s Department of Environment & Science, Science Division is looking for an experienced dynamic individual to lead and manage its Chemistry Centre laboratories.

The Chemistry Centre is one of the largest integrated government NATA accredited providers of inorganic and organic analytical chemistry services in agricultural, environmental and landscape sciences in Australia.

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The Chemistry Centre maintains a ‘state of the art’ laboratory facility providing high quality data and information through the analysis of soils, plants, sediments and waters. It also researches new analytical methods. The Centre services government research and monitoring programs for policy and planning outcomes.

Your leadership skills and expertise in applied chemistry and managing a modern research and service laboratory and knowledge will enhance the Centre’s services.

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Senior Environmental Scientist – Soils/Geoscientist

Stantec Australia Pty Ltd, Perth, AUS

Applications open until filled

The role will involve delivering technical advice to our clients. Important requirements of the role will be the ability to develop of work programs; manage a soil lab; participate in field-based work, collect and analyse soils and geosciences data and prepare accurate, clear and concise reports in a timely and cost-efficient manner…

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Land rehabilitation practitioner

Verterra Ecological Engineering, Nambour, QLD

Salary: $65 to $85k + Super

Applications open until filled

Verterra is looking for an early/mid-career land rehabilitation practitioner to join our Ecological Engineering group involved in research, consulting and operational delivery of Ecological Engineering projects…

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Associate Lecturer/Lecturer in Soil Water/Soil Physics


University of New England, Armidale NSW

2 year Fixed-term Early Career Academic Position with the possibility of extension

Salary: $66,670 to $112,276 per annum

Applications open until 5 January 2020

As a Lecturer in Soil Water/Soil Physics, the role includes face to face and online teaching at first, second- and third-year levels, and the supervision of students at Honours, postgraduate coursework and higher degree research level. Applicants are expected to be actively publishing high-quality and high-impact research and will engage with external stakeholders to attract research funding to further the University’s research strengths in sustainable crop production and irrigated agriculture…

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Principal Scientist, Land Resource Assessment


Dutton Park QLD

Salary: $10,4748 to $112,157 per annum

Applications open until 5 December 2020

We are looking for a dynamic individual to join the Queensland Government’s Soil and Land Resources Group, Landscape Sciences Branch. The group provides technical expertise, leading edge scientific advice and information to support the protection and sustainable management of the Queensland’s soil and landscapes…

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