Environmental Scientist


Location: Geelong

Job Type: Full time


Ventia Pty Ltd

About the role
Ventia is seeking a highly motivated Environmental Scientist with skills to facilitate a range of environmental and contaminated land projects. You will be working on projects in Regional Victoria including the Defence industry and large government contracts.

We are looking for someone with the skills to collect and report on environmental and contaminated land data specifically in groundwater. Other key project areas you may works on include soil contamination, landfill gas, data quality, planning and facilitating site maintenance and improvement programs.

This role is based in Geelong, Victoria, however exceptional candidates will be considered from alternate locations.

What’s in it for you?

  • We work together as a team to accomplish the work that needs to be done.
  • We invest in our people. Our technical training builds careers.
  • Tools of the trade vehicle and mobile phone.


  • Data collection of large-scale environmental monitoring programs for government and private interests. Project works would include all aspects from inception to completion including OH&S, financial , laboratory coordination, data collation and some minor reporting.
  • Undertaking field work and environmental data collection activities for both surface & groundwaters, gas monitoring, soil sampling.
  • Document field work for sampling, monitoring, and OH&S with attention to detail and data quality.
  • Servicing, calibrating, and maintaining onsite monitoring equipment and associated sensors.
  • Observing maintenance needs at respective sites and ensuring works are appropriately scheduled into the work program.

About You

  • Some industry experience would be preferable, but not essential in groundwater / surface water or contaminated land monitoring.
  • Qualifications in Environmental Science, Geology, Hydrogeology, Environmental Engineering, Hydrography, or other similar fields.
  • High level MS Excel user (mandatory), and experience in the use of ESDAT, Hydstra, Campbells, AutoCAD and Arc GIS is desirable.
  • Field experience with groundwater sampling techniques such as low flow sampling.
  • Able to routinely travel and work remotely, away from home for up to a week at a time.
  • A First Aid certificate and white / red card would also be looked upon favourably.
  • 4WD Experience

About Ventia
Ventia is a leading infrastructure services company, operating across Australia and New Zealand. Our clients are the owners and operators of assets that are critical to our local communities. We pride ourselves on working smart, safely and sustainably, harnessing the latest technologies and brightest minds. With a diverse and proud heritage, we have a track record of delivering essential services to the communities in which we operate.

Ventia is enriched by the diverse experiences, talents, and cultures that our people bring to the organisation, while celebrating and respecting the communities we operate in. We are committed to providing a safe and positive environment that provides equal opportunities for individuals of all backgrounds, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, Māori and Pasifika people, LGTBQI+, Women, Veterans and spouses and people with disabilities.

How to apply
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Position Reference Number: 154998

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