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Ecologist

Posted almost 2 years ago
Location Berkshire
Contract Type Permanent
Salary £20-30K
Sector Agriculture / Forestry / Fisheries, Consultancy, EIA, Renewables
Posted almost 2 years ago
Apply by Saturday, 19 December 2015
A global consultancy, our client is a focused supplier of high-value consultancy, engineering and project management services for oil and gas, minerals and metals and Environmental projects. Due to expansion, they are currently recruiting an Ecologist to join their team in Berkshire. The role would require you to survey and report on a wide range of developments such as wind farms, large scale regeneration and building conversion projects, various industrial and commercial developments, pipeline and overhead power distribution schemes. You will be working within a team of established ecologists and will be required to assist and support on any ongoing workload. Key duties of the position are data gathering, surveying and interpretation of results, consideration of mitigation and enhancement and effective reporting. The ideal candidate will have the following qualifications and experience: -A BSc in Ecology or related subject. An MSc is desirable but not essential -Around two years experience in survey or field research -The ability to carry out Phase 1 habitat and protected species surveys -At least one protected species licence, great crested newt is preferred -Experience in developing and implementing mitigation strategies is desirable -The ability to communicate well in a team, as well as being able to work alone -A valid UK driving licence -Ideally you will be a member of the IEEM In return, the company is offering a competitive salary to the right candidate.