New Zealand map Davis Ogilvie – Engineering, Surveying and Planning


Principal Environmental Scientist


Davis Ogilvie & Partners Ltd is looking for an enthusiastic, motivated Environmental Scientist to join our management team.

We require someone who has strong communication skills and enjoys working in a multi-disciplinary practice of Engineers, Surveyors and Planners.

The work is all over the South Island, and varied, ranging from residential, rural and commercial sites to large scale brownfield development projects.

We are looking for someone who likes having control of their own workloads and projects. Someone who can lead our Environmental team.

We are aiming to employ a candidate who can demonstrate the following:
• A tertiary qualification in Environmental Science.
• Have a minimum of six years of relevant New Zealand experience.
• A sound understanding of the National Environmental Standards, and experience working as a Suitably Qualified Environmental Practitioner (SQEP)
• The ability to collect and analysis environmental data and prepare technical reports and site management plans.
• Provide leadership within the team and mentor staff
• Experience in the preparation expert evidence and attend hearings.
• Enjoy working with clients and local and regional authorities.

The successful candidate will be offered excellent remuneration and a great work life balance.

The position has flexibility to be full time, or part time and could also involve a combination of work within the office and from home if required. This can be discussed further during the interview process.

Davis Ogilvie has been established in Canterbury for over 85 years and has offices around the South Island.

All applications, including a full curriculum vitae and covering letter, will be treated in the strictest of confidence and should be directed to:

Kirsten Hall
Davis Ogilvie & Partners Ltd
PO Box 589, Christchurch 8140
Phone : 0800 999 333 or 03 366 1653
Email :

Send my cv now * All documents will be treated in the strictest of confidence.