Our working environment
At Niche, we aim to establish a team that shares the vision of our Directors and is typified by intelligent, proactive individuals who are satisfied in the work they do.
Niche is a vibrant, flexible and well organised business that prides itself on caring for and supporting our staff. We are an independently owned and operated consultancy, and our management team are well respected and approachable.
Niche staff work from regional offices in NSW and QLD. Basing our team over a wide geographical area allows us to serve our clients better.
We have an excellent safety culture and trust our staff to make the right decisions to deliver projects from end to end. Our diverse and cross-discipline capacity provides the opportunity for our team to work on a multitude of interesting projects for our clients.
Our approach is underpinned by experience and always governed by our core values of Care, Excellence, Integrity and Trust.
At Niche, we are committed to developing and maintaining exceptional relationships between our own people. We regularly interact with each other during project and field work, and frequent team meetings. Benefits for permanent employees include:
- Employee Assistance Program
- Mentoring program
- Anniversary awards scheme
- Employee referral program
- Flexible working options
- Paid maternity leave policy
- Community engagement activities
- Annual all-employee retreat
- Professional learning and development
If you are interested in working for Niche, but don’t see a suitable role listed, please email your CV and covering letter explaining why we should hire you to firstname.lastname@example.org
Meet our team
Dr Marika Low joined Niche less than a year ago, but her association with our NSW heritage consulting team goes back many years.
Marika combines her working life with her passion for rock climbing by living in the Blue Mountains, while working from home, her clients’ sites or Niche’s head office in Parramatta.
Anne-marie Ten Hoorn has more than a decade’s experience in environmental management and compliance, and a strong focus on delivering the best possible outcomes for her clients, their projects, and our environment. Anne-marie describes her typical working day as a senior environmental consultant in tropical North Queensland.
“Much of my day is spent interacting with my clients, and this is the part of my job that I enjoy the most!”
Read more: A day in the life of Anne-marie Ten Hoorn.
Yogesh Nair is an ecologist specialising in bush regeneration, revegetation and ecological rehabilitation. He’s based at our Sydney head office, with frequent fieldwork taking him to Western and Northern NSW.
“My goal is to share knowledge with bushland managers and restoration practitioners for effective management of vegetation using principles of restoration ecology,“ says Yogesh.
Sarah McGuinness is a heritage consultant at our Wollongong office. Sarah’s career highlight to date was her involvement in excavations of the Ann Jones Inn, infamously known as the site of Ned Kelly’s last stand!
“The thing I most enjoy about my job is working within a multi-disciplinary team, surrounded by people with different strengths and specialisations, ” says Sarah.