We’re Hiring! Certificate 1 in Conservation & Ecosystem Management Traineeship

We’re Hiring! Certificate 1 in Conservation & Ecosystem Management Traineeship

Job Description

NOW HIRING: Certificate 1 in Conservation & Ecosystem Management
🌿 Do you have a passion and love for the natural environment?
🌿Would you love to work with a team to protect our natural areas and restore ecosystems on a range of sites from hinterland rainforests to the dunes?
🌿Are you looking to complete a qualification while you work?
🌿 Are you looking for an employer of choice who fosters a collaborative team culture?
If you answered yes, our Certificate I in Conservation and Ecosystem Management is the job for you!
Starting in January 2024 we have 11 Conservation & Ecosystem Management Certificate 1 traineeship program places, delivered over 22 weeks. These full-time positions offer trainees not only the opportunity to get paid while learning and working in some the regions best ecosystems, but also obtain their Agricultural Control & Distribution of Chemicals (ACDC) licence, Construction white card and chainsaw qualifications.
This position is an initiative by the Skilling for Queenslanders program and aims to upskill job seekers in the Sunshine Coast region. The position may be physically demanding at times and requires a person who is fit, energetic, and flexible.

How to apply

Please submit your cover letter and resume to: marcelo@ecollaboration.org.au

The program will begin in January 2024.

This training is proudly funded by the Queensland Government through its Skilling Queenslander for Work program.

Registrations now open for Platypus monitoring!

Registrations now open for Platypus monitoring!


Registrations are now open for our September Platypus Monitoring!

As the weather warms up, our local platypus will become more active as they compete and search for mates, making this month a perfect time to survey them!

This program has been proudly supported by Sunshine Coast Council’s grants program and the valuable knowledge from our local platypus experts.

Winner – Qld Training Awards Medium Business of the year North Coast Region!

Winner – Qld Training Awards Medium Business of the year North Coast Region!

We’re thrilled to announce that we won the  Queensland Training Awards for Medium Employer of the Year in the North Coast Region! 🎉

So proud of our team who are truly committed to providing innovative and practical training for hundreds of people across the Sunshine Coast region.

Thank you to SkillCentred Queensland for sponsoring the category and to the Department of Youth Justice, Employment, Small Business and Training for putting on a wonderful event.

On to the state final in September!
Platypus in the press

Platypus in the press

Our community engagement and education officer Trevor has been very busy this month, out and about in the community to talk about our platypus monitoring program.

Article in the Hinterland Times – 09/06/2023

We recently had an article published in the Hinterland Times all about our Platypus monitoring citizen science program, and our World Environment Day Festival event in collaboration with Sunshine Coast Council and Petrie Creek Catchment Care Group Inc.

Radio Interview with ABC Sunshine Coast 90.3 – 13/06/2023

Trevor also spoke to ABC Sunshine Coast radio all about platypus, their ecology, threats, our platypus monitoring program and the first recorded sighting of platypus in the South Maroochy river for 25 years.


Click the video to listen.

‘The World As I Am’ to join the ECOllaboration family!

‘The World As I Am’ to join the ECOllaboration family!

ECOllaboration is excited to announce that as of today The World As I Am has officially become part of the ECO family. Through an aquisition process, ECOllaboration has purchased this well regarded and experienced natural area management business which operates across the Gold Coast, Logan, Scenic Rim and Lockyer Valley regions.

We welcome The World As I Am team and look forward to many new partnerships, relationships and opportunities.

“The World As I Am is a company consisting of motivated members who are dedicated to protect, preserve and rehabilitate natural areas, assisting with degraded areas or complete rectification.”