Job: Senior Soil Scientist

Job: Senior Soil Scientist

Title Senior Soil Scientist
Categories Australia
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Senior Soil Scientist

BeneTerra seeks an innovative person to lead our land and soil group and ensure that BeneTerra is a leader in the field of land care. The successful candidate will be an integral part of the BeneTerra team providing leadership and guidance on various land and water related projects. He or she will help our team devise and implement solutions to challenges faced by our clients.

The successful candidate will be responsible for oversight of:

  • Disturbed land rehabilitation and revegetation planning and reporting
  • Erosion control and mitigation design
  • Field and laboratory sampling and testing programs
  • Environmental site assessments
  • Irrigation related projects
  • Mine land rehabilitation
  • Research activities

The successful candidate will represent BeneTerra in making presentations to a variety of groups including clients, regulators, professional organisations and employees.  The candidate will maintain and develop relationships with key people in industry, rural communities, government and academia.

The position requires some overnight travel.


  • Bachelor’s degree in a related science
  • Preferably holding certifications such as CPSS, CPESC
  • Ability to describe and classify soils as per Australian Soil Classification
  • Knowledgeable in geographic information systems (GIS mapping)
  • Greater than 10 years’ experience in related fields
  • Preferably experienced working in the resources industry
  • Advanced verbal and written communication skills
  • Supervisory experience
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