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Senior Ecologist

Posted over 2 years ago
Location Scotland
Contract Type Permanent
Salary £22-27K
Sector Agriculture / Forestry / Fisheries, Consultancy, EIA, Renewables
Posted over 2 years ago
Apply by Saturday, 20 June 2015
Our Client a young well-established ecological consultancy based in Central Scotland are now seeking to recruit a Senior Ecologist. Details of the role: -Undertake ecology fieldwork for a variety of surveys, including bird flight activity surveys, breeding bird surveys, protected mammal surveys and other specialist surveys as appropriate to the skills, experience, interests and training of the successful candidate;  -Provide on-the-ground Ecological Clerk of Works (ECoW) services for projects;  -Assist with the day-to-day project management of a range of ecology projects, which may include renewable energy ecology studies to inform Ecological Impact Assessments (EcIA), ECoW, Site Condition Monitoring of SSSIs -Be the lead project manager for a subset of projects;  -Undertake data analysis and reporting, such as EcIA, feasibility studies, baseline reports and conservation research project reports; and  Essentials for the role: -CIEEM membership -Educated to degree level in environmental field, or equivalent experience -Excellent bird identification skills -Expert skills in at least one additional area of ecology (e.g. habitats, bats, invertebrates etc) - Able to work on multiple projects -Project management experience -Full clean UK or international driving licence -Regular access to own vehicle for work purposes -Willing to work evenings and occasional weekends -Willing to stay away from home for work Desirable skills: -Species licences (e.g. Schedule 1 bird licence, bat licences, great crested newt licence);  -Experience of Ecological Clerk of Works (ECoW) -Experience of ArcGIS software -Qualification in offroad driving (e.g. BORDA certificate) -CSCS card - First aid qualification In return the client offers an excellent benefits package.