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Come and work with us

At Soil Carbon Co. we’re always on the lookout for the best and brightest.


We are a team of enthusiastic growers, scientists, and creative thinkers building tools to help farmers and the environment.


If you’d like to join us, please apply for any of the roles below. 


Or if you think your skills match our vision, please email us your CV.

Laboratory Technical Officer

About The Role:


The Laboratory technical officer will work with our scientists to assist in the execution of microbiological studies, carrying out laboratory-based work necessary for the successful execution of the SCC R&D program.


You will be assisting to:


  • Execute storage, maintenance and preparation of microbiology samples

  • Run laboratory experiments and assays under the guidance of SCC scientists

  • Engage in data systems to record laboratory processes and outcomes

  • Assist in the inventory of laboratory supplies and stock

  • Ensure equipment and facilities are maintained/prepared in accordance with approved procedures

  • Investigate and resolve technical challenges in the lab


About You: 


  • You are enthusiastic about research and laboratory experiments.

  • You have a strong work ethic and are able to follow through on ongoing tasks independently

  • You are great at record keeping and happy to engage with digital tools and databases

  • You are committed to safe working practices and willing to ensure the safety of others around you 

  • You are committed to best practice laboratory standards and sterile working practices

  • Previous experience in a laboratory environment is desirable, but not essential.



  • 1 year full-time contract with option for renew.

  • $60,000 per annum + superannuation.

Soil Carbon Scientist

About the Role: 

The Soil Carbon Researcher will be delivering against a cutting edge research program within the organisation. The role involves leading projects that advance the understanding of stable microbial mediated carbon sequestration. The successful applicant will be working collaboratively across the organisation on projects from the laboratory to the field focusing on quantification of soil carbon into a range of agricultural systems. 


  • Soil carbon research project management and delivery

  • Strategic input into the organisation's overall research program

  • Management of the day-today of research collaborations with external organisations such as universities

  • Research project planning and development

  • Data and statistical interpretation and project reporting

 About You:

 To fit into the team perfectly you will have most of these attributes:

  • PhD with a strong understanding of either soil carbon chemistry, fractionation, recalcitrance or microbial-carbon dynamics.

  • 5 years of experience post-PhD in industry or research organisations.

  • Knowledge of the influence of agricultural land management practices on soil organic carbon dynamics.

  • Flexibility in approach to work - you will be required to direct day-to-day research, establish methods and processes for research and guide collaborative research

  • Ability to manage multiple projects nationally including budget tracking.

  • Confidence in working with large datasets, monitoring, verification and reporting.

  • Ability to proactively engage with farmers when managing on-farm project sites.

  • Willingness to travel, nationally and internationally where required.


 Opportunities for capacity building and leadership 

  • Office located on university campus with direct access to sports facilities

  • $90,000 - $105,000 plus super depending on skills and experience

  • Regionally based in Orange, NSW

  • 2 year contract, with option to renew

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