GIS Technician

Support experts in the ecology field

  • Permanent employment opportunity with room for innovation and growth
  • Passionate, highly experienced and supportive team
  • Diverse and rewarding environment

A great opportunity to join a highly reputable ecological consulting business in southwest Queensland with job diversity, innovation and growth.

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The company

Boobook is a highly reputable ecological consulting business in southwest Queensland that specialises in flora and fauna surveys, habitat assessments, rare and threatened species searches and other ecological assessments. We are passionate about contributing to a balance where both human endeavour and the natural world thrive. With decades of experience and a large client base, we help assess the landscape condition and work with people to help them make a difference for the future of our precious natural world.

The role

Have you ever longed to explore a fascinatingly biodiverse region, while developing a career in GIS with a leading ecology consultancy team? Boobook’s upcoming GIS Technician role offers all this and more.

When you join Boobook Ecological Consulting, you’re joining a highly respected team with decades of experience. We are the leaders for ecological assessments in the Brigalow Belt and Mulga lands, committed to delivering positive outcomes that benefit our clients, stakeholders, and the environment. Our dedication ensures that we meet present needs without compromising the beauty of tomorrow.

Based in Roma, you will enjoy the community and freedom of a vibrant outback town with all the facilities you need, including schools, shopping, and local facilities. And you’re only a short flight from Brisbane.

Boobook offers

This position offers opportunities to:

  • Develop skills with frequent training opportunities
  • Opportunity to conduct field-work with a leading ecologist
  • Flexible working arrangements and work-life balance
  • Supportive team environment
  • Permanent employment with room for innovation and growth.

Desirable skills

To be successful in the role you will need to:

  • Have a relevant tertiary qualification in GIS or related discipline
  • Demonstrated experience using the ESRI and MapInfo software suits
  • Good knowledge of managing spatial data, including geodatabases
  • Have a full or provisional manual drivers licence
  • Possess a good eye for detail and accuracy.


To apply

Send your resume, including the names of referees, along with your application outlining qualifications and your experience in relation to the position requirements.

Applications should be marked CONFIDENTIAL and forwarded to: Human Resources, Boobook, PO Box 924, Roma Q 4455 or e-mail:

Enquiries in relation to the position should be directed to Meryl Eddie on 07 4622 2646.

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What our clients say

The science of a shared world

Boobook Ecological Consulting has built its success on decades I first-hand knowledge of the natural ecosystems of the southern Queensland drylands combined with practical understanding of the complex pressures that impinge on Australia’s fragile environment.