Senior Ecologist

Posted almost 2 years ago
Location Hampshire
Contract Type Permanent
Salary £25-32K
Sector Agriculture / Forestry / Fisheries, Consultancy, EIA, Renewables
Posted almost 2 years ago
Apply by Friday, 13 November 2015
A leading independent ecology consultancy are seeking to recruit a Senior Ecologist to work in their office in Hampshire. The successful candidate will have: -A minimum of two years post qualification experience, preferably within a local authority, consultancy or planning environment or with previous experience of dealing with Ecology issues on development sites -Experience as an Ecologist or Senior Ecologist, in a similar (i.e. consultancy) role -Experience of project co-ordination, management of budgets and an awareness of business and health and safety risk management -Phase 1 habitat survey and protected species survey capability, ideally with an area of specialisation -Botanical skills and interests and/or a survey licence for one or more protected species would be especially beneficial -Capability and/or experience of producing and implementing protected species development licence applications -Experience of Ecological Impact Assessment -Experience of designing and implementing ecological mitigation schemes -Demonstrate exceptional written communications skills and have experience in writing technical reports and proposals -Experience of procuring and working with ecology sub-contractors would be an advantage The successful candidate must be prepared to be flexible over travel and hours, especially during the spring/summer survey season when it is a requirement to be available to work in the evenings and early mornings.