• Jessica M
  • Other, Administrative Assistant, Event Manager
  • Last/current workplace: Telstra
  • 27 years old from Wishart, QLD

Introduction

I am a highly organised environmental scientist with 4 years’ experience in delivering reports and approvals, administration and project support for over 190 projects in government, telecommunications and not-for-profit organisations. I work with integrity, respect, professionalism and attention to detail. Overall, I am passionate about supporting team members and stakeholders to complete deliverables, and mitigate impacts on the environment to ensure compliance with legislation.

Employment History

  • Telstra

    • Nov 2017 - Current
    • Prepare and deliver due diligence reports for over 140 NBN projects, assess MapInfo designs to mitigate risks on vegetation, Aboriginal and European Heritage and comply with legislation. • Negotiate solutions with a multi-disciplinary team to solve problems and close deliverables. • Lodge Development Applications and obtain approvals for NBN installation within State Heritage. • Produce mail merge letters and title searches for private properties, Councils and State Roads. • Audited contractor documents to monitor compliance with quality assurance processes / policies.
  • Oxley Creek Catchment Association

    • Oct 2016 - Apr 2017
    • Improved partnerships with businesses, Councils, schools and volunteers to collaborate on events and projects for the CreekWatch, Education and Corporate Volunteering programs. • Organised events, educated and trained volunteers to assess, monitor and restore waterway health by explaining how to test water quality, plant trees, identify invertebrates and weeds. • Maintained project records and conveyed in monthly reports, newsletter and Facebook page. • Completed grant applications for future projects with proposed budget and quotes for resources.
  • Brisbane City Council

    • Jun 2016 - Oct 2016
    • Reviewed legislation, maps and databases to write over 50 planning and environmental due diligence assessments and permits to mitigate risks for Council transport infrastructure projects. • Advised internal clients of best practice environmental management to comply with legislation.
  • Queensland Government

    • May 2015 - Apr 2016
    • Generated ecological models and analysed statistics to assess impacts of water recovery scenarios on assets (e.g. fish, wetlands) for the Sustainable Diversion Limits Review Project. • Provided project support, e.g. scheduled meetings, entered and analysed data, created graphs. • Consulted stakeholders and research to update model parameters, methods & literature review.

Skills

  • Geographic Information System (GIS)
  • Planning
  • General Office Duties
  • Event Coordinator
  • Microsoft Office
  • Research
  • Maths Tutoring
  • Event Management
  • Data Analysis
  • Administrative Assistant
  • Project Management
  • Communication Skills
  • Other
  • Customer Service
  • Office Administration
  • Time Management
  • Stakeholder Management
  • Organisational Skills
  • Reports
  • Mapinfo
  • Project Planning

Education History

  • Griffith University current

    Bachelor of Environmental Management (Honours)