Posted over 2 years ago by JSM Associates
Location Cardiff
Contract Type Permanent
Salary £22k-£28k dependant on experience with an attractive benefits package.
Sector Consultancy, EIA, Environment Management
Posted over 2 years ago
Apply by Friday, 26 June 2015
Are you an ecologist with 2+ years’ consultancy experience and membership of CIEEM? Have you been looking for the opportunity to work in a highly regarded Multi-Disciplinary Consultancy?  If so this could be the role for you..... This is a fantastic opportunity for an ambitious ecologist to join a globally renowned Multi-Disciplinary Consultancy with industry leading reputation for the high quality of their work. You will be in a range of projects across Wales and the West, including some of the biggest infrastructure schemes in the region as well as various field surveys and reporting tasks. The successful candidate will gain experience of a range of modern, innovative survey methods and techniques, including remote mammal monitoring using trail cameras, static and mobile bat recording and use of tablet technology to rapidly gather and send field data to servers. Location Cardiff Responsibilities The successful candidate will be expected to prepare, manage and execute - with limited supervision - the delivery of ecological services for internal and external clients within a wide range of projects sectors including energy, water, transport, residential and mixed use schemes. Good team working and communication skills will be essential, as the role will demand collaborative working with other ecologists and scientists to deliver a challenging programme of work. Tasks will include a range of habitat, vegetation and species surveys, as well as technical reporting and liaison with clients and colleagues. Capabilities and Qualifications: Candidate must have Extensive experience in a range of ecological surveys – including habitat surveys and protected species surveys for bats, badger, otter, water vole and herpetofauna  Proven success of working in a team environment Excellent written and verbal communication skills  Ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines Ability to work on multiple projects.  Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office range of software and tablet technology Full driving licence Qualifications:  Batchelor Degree in Ecology or related subject. Should have membership of CIEEM and ideally experience of a consultancy environment. Desirable skills and knowledge: Ability to undertake ornithology surveys would be advantageous, especially breeding bird surveys. Experience in Phase 2 vegetation survey work, notably NVC. Experience of undertaking great crested newt surveys and mitigation would be helpful. Protected Species survey licences (bats, great crested newts, dormice etc) are also desirable. GIS mapping/analysis skills would be an advantage Contact Us; If you are interested in finding out more about this position or similar roles currently and would like a discreet non-committal chat please contact Greg Snook ( , however if you have not received a response within with-in one working week, please assume your application has been unsuccessful this time round. We will confidentially retain your details and inform you of any other suitable opportunities arising should you not be successful in this role. This is one of a number of exciting positions currently available via JSM Associates, JSM offers an extensive range of jobs in the areas of Planning, CSR & Sustainability, Environmental Management, Remediation & Contaminated Land, EIA and Ecology, Geotechnics, Environmental Planning, Air Quality, Noise and Vibration Landscape. Phone - 01934 312 155 Email -  Website -   Twitter - @JSMAssociates

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