An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced ecologist to join a leading specialist consultancy. They are a friendly consultancy with a great reputation for delivering a large range of projects, ranging from single dwelling surveys to large scale infrastructure projects such as HS2. As a team ecologist, you will be involved in a variety of project work including habitat, vegetation and protected species surveys, watching briefs and assisting with EcIAs. If this sounds like your ideal role, then read on!
As a team Ecologist your brief will include;
* Survey and mitigation works regarding protected species
* Liaising with clients and other colleagues across the country
* Undertaking and writing scoping, Phase 1 habitat reports and developing ecological management plans for planning
* Undertaking ecological Clerk of Works and Watching Brief roles on construction contracts.
Qualifications / Experience:
Successful Ecologists will have;
* An appropriate degree
* Eligibility for Associate IEEM Membership
* Ability to lead and coordinate protected species surveys
* Report writing capabilities including Phase 1 survey reports, protected species survey reports and assisting with ES chapters.
* Valid UK driving licence
Desirable experience and qualifications include;
* Evidence of working towards a NE survey licence for Bats and/or Great Crested Newts, and competence in relevant surveys and mitigation strategies.
* Experience of writing ESPM licence applications.
Certain project work will require travel, overnight stays and in some cases longer periods of working away from home. In return for your efforts this role offers excellent career development prospects with a tailored approach to your individual training needs.