Experienced Ecologist

Posted over 2 years ago
Location Devon
Contract Type Permanent
Salary £21-27K
Sector Agriculture / Forestry / Fisheries, Consultancy, EIA, Renewables
Posted over 2 years ago
Apply by Friday, 3 July 2015
A well established ecology consultancy are seeking to recruit an Experienced Ecologist to join their team in Devon Job role: Required to carry out field surveys including Phase one habitat surveys and various protected species surveys, write technical reports, provide clients with advice and guidance on technical issues, liaise and negotiate with LPA's and other statutory consultees, prepare tenders and represent the company at client meetings Essentials: - BSc in ecology or a related subject and at least four years consultancy experience  -Proven skills in project management  -Thorough knowledge of wildlife legislation and the planning system and confidence in providing technical advice to clients.  -Full range of survey skills including Phase 1 habitat survey and protected species assessments  -An ecological specialism (Bats preferably)  -Be a member of CIEEM  -The ability to work in a team or for longer periods of time alone  -Flexible approach to working hours to accommodate seasonality and survey time constraints Desirable Skills: -Post graduate qualification in ecology or a related subject  -A full membership with CIEEM  -Experience of writing chapters for EIA  -NE bat license  -Experience of submitting ESPL applications for bats  -Additional NE survey licenses and/or specialist survey skills e.g. birds, dormouse, invertebrates etc -GIS skills A full driving licence is essential for this role