Ecologist (All Levels)

Posted about 2 years ago
Contract Type Permanent
Salary £20-35K
Sector Agriculture / Forestry / Fisheries, Consultancy, EIA, Renewables
Posted about 2 years ago
Apply by Saturday, 22 August 2015
Our client are a rapidly growing environmental consultancy who are seeking ambitious Ecologists of all levels to join their Manchester office.   The successful candidate will have: -Excellent report writing skills. -Comfortable working within a team, or alone. -Excellent interpersonal skills. -Ability to manage own time, and to mentor and motivate others. -An honours degree in ecology or a closely related field. -British fauna and flora identification skills (subject to grade). -Knowledge of UK wildlife legislation and policy. -Good communication and IT skills. -Current and full, clean driving licence.   Additional Job Requirements Depending on experience and the role applying for, the following attributes are considered highly advantageous: -CIEEM membership. -Specialism in a field of ecology and at least one EPS survey licence (great crested newt, bats and / or dormouse). -Advanced botanical identification skills. -Experience with monitoring less experience members of the team. -Demonstrable project management experience varying from small developments to large scale/multi-faceted schemes. -An ability to critically review their own work and experience of reviewing others work, including ecological appraisals and protected species survey reports. -PTS / CSCS card holder. -Immediately availability. Ecologist: The successful candidate should be prepared for a flexible approach to working hours in order to meet the demands of the role, including occasional longer and/or unsociable hours, and to work away from home on occasions The role will primarily involve undertaking ecology related fieldwork at sites throughout the UK as required, reporting, managing the technical and financial performance of ecological projects and  Providing technical support to the wider ecology team. Senior Ecologist: You should have enthusiasm for developing and mentoring other staff, have technical experience in ecological impact assessment in the UK and ideally experience in assessment and mitigation for UK protected species of fauna You will be expected to manage stand-alone ecological projects as well as providing ecological expertise to multidisciplinary projects and providing advice and solutions to clients on a wide range of topics. In return our client offers a competitive salary plus additional benefits.