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Graduate Consultant - Waste & Resource Management, Australia

Office Location: Sydney

Discipline team: Waste & Resources Management


Job Description

SLR is currently looking to recruit a Graduate Consultant (Waste & Resource Management) for our Sydney office.


SLR is an employee-controlled international environmental consultancy with a globally recognised reputation for providing high quality tailored services. With offices throughout the Asia Pacific, Europe, North America and Africa regions, SLR is one of a very small number of truly international specialist environmental consultancies.

SLR has a great opportunity within the Sydney office for an ambitious individual to join our high performing and friendly Waste & Resource Management team as a Graduate Consultant. This is a full-time position where you will be working with a great team of Waste & Resource Management Consultants who are leaders in their field. This opportunity will provide you with the ability to become a specialist in Waste & Resource Management across a wide variety of waste strategy and infrastructure projects.


As part of a growing team in SLR, you will be responsible for carrying out services that range in assisting with preparing tenders and proposals, data analysis and research and provide advice to clients and colleagues and working in a combination of office based and fieldwork activities. You will be supported by senior consultants to develop detailed knowledge and understanding of Waste & Resource Management methods and techniques to solve complex problems.

You will also be part of the first official graduate program at SLR and connect with other graduates around Australia in our other discipline areas and be able to promote further opportunities to future graduates. With a great attitude and collaborative approach, you will enjoy working with others in the business and sharing our success.


At a minimum, successful candidates must have:

  • Tertiary qualifications in an environmental, geotechnical or engineering related field;
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills, and fluency in written and spoken English;
  • Demonstrated initiative and capability to work independently as well as working well within a team environment
  • Drive to succeed; and Commitment to working on a diverse range of waste strategy and infrastructure projects

Experience in the following areas will be advantageous to your application:

  • Ability to analyse and interpret situations, problems and opportunities and develop solutions,
  • Waste & Resource Management related work placement, field studies and relevant written report work.


SLR values our staff and we look to provide a supportive and collaborative working culture. Joining SLR, you will get the chance to work with many well-respected industry leaders across our nation-wide offices. Accordingly, successful candidates will be offered an attractive salary package, global interaction with SLR staff and a strong focus on targeted professional development.

For an opportunity to be considered for this role, please attach a cover letter, resume and academic transcript together as one document upon application.

Only successful candidates will be contacted. No agencies please.

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