Bat Ecologist

Posted almost 2 years ago
Location Cardiff
Contract Type Permanent
Salary Salary Negotiable
Sector Agriculture / Forestry / Fisheries, Consultancy, EIA, Renewables
Posted almost 2 years ago
Apply by Saturday, 26 December 2015
Our client are a Growing Ecological Consultancy who are now looking to recruit a Bat Ecologist to join their team in South Wales. Job Role: You will be able to carry out dusk emergence and dawn re-entry surveys, undertake bat sound analysis and plan surveys. You should have a significant level of bat survey experience and ideally either hold an NRW or NE bat licence or have a documented log book of at least 250 hours of bat survey experience and be close to applying for a personal bat licence. Essential Requirements: -Natural Resources Wales Bat licence (ideally with handling endorsement) or England bat licence (e.g. class licence CL18 level 2 or above); -Experience in acting as the named ecologist on European Protected Species development) licences for a range of bat species; -Experienced report writer who applies attention to detail; -Experience of leading bat surveys; and -Proficient in bat sound analysis. -A full UK driving licence and access to your own car, insured for business use. -Be prepared to work throughout South and West Wales as required Desirable Requirements: -An appropriate ecological degree qualification, ideally with emphasis on zoology; -Experience of bat care or other handling experience (bat box checks / harp trapping & mist netting); -Experience of having attended bat survey training courses; -Experience with other species groups would be an advantage; and -Experience of manging other staff members. In return our client offer a competitive salary and a generous benefits package