Environmental scientist senior resume

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Joe Plant

28 Evergreen Drive
Overdale NT 2009
T: 00 9999 9999
M: 00 8888 8888
E: plant@email.com.au


During my eight years working in environmental science, I have driven a number of successful initiatives leading to improved water conservation in both residential and industrial sectors. I have a strong background in both research and project management and am looking to advance my career through developing further sustainable projects.


University of Overdale
Sydney, NSW AU
Bachelor of Science (Environmental)
Graduated: November 2001
University of Western Sydney
Sydney, NSW AU
Bachelor of Communications (Journalism)
Graduated: November 2001

Employment History

Sept 06 – Present: Senior Environmental Scientist
Pilberry, NSW AU


  • Oversee a team of ten environmental scientists
  • Analyse data to ascertain program effectiveness and write reports
  • Build relationships with a variety of stakeholders
  • Coordinate soil and ground water sampling programs
  • Develop state-wide initiatives to generate community involvement in water conservation
Mar 03 – Sept 06: Water Projects and Policy Manager
Australian Water Board
Sydney, NSW AU


  • Work as part of a team to identify areas of research
  • Plan projects and make funding applications
  • Participate in government and industry processes
  • Provide advice to AWB staff, members and stakeholders on water issues
  • Develop detailed and practical knowledge on domestic water
Feb 01 – Mar 03: Research Assistant
Department of Water Conservation
Sydney, NSW AU


  • Project manage a variety of projects in water conservation
  • Evaluate data to determine program effectiveness
  • Develop water-based demand initiatives
  • Develop guidelines for industry water conservation
  • Perform commercial and residential water audits


Category Name Proficiency Yrs Experience Last Used
IT GPS/GIS Advanced 4+ yrs use currently
  Computer Modelling Advanced 4+ yrs use currently
  Digital Mapping Advanced 4+ yrs use currently
  Remote Sensing Intermediate 4+ yrs use currently


Trevor Twig – CEO
Department of Water Conservation
T: 00 7777 7777

Lisa Leaf – General Manager
Australian Water Board
T: 00 6666 6666

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