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Senior Ecologist - Central Scotland

Posted almost 2 years ago
Location Scotland
Contract Type Permanent
Salary £26-28K
Sector Agriculture / Forestry / Fisheries, Consultancy, EIA, Renewables
Posted almost 2 years ago
Apply by Wednesday, 30 December 2015
Our client are a well-established ecological consultancy who are based in Central Scotland who are now looking to recruit a Senior Ecologist. This position will require you to work evenings, occasional weekends and will require you to stay away from home regularly. Roles and Responsibilities: -Undertake ecology fieldwork for a variety of surveys, including bird flight activity surveys, breeding bird surveys, protected mammal surveys and other specialist surveys as appropriate to the skills, experience, interests and training of the successful candidate -Provide on-the-ground Ecological Clerk of Works (ECoW) services for projects -Assist with day-to-day project management of a range of ecology projects, which may include renewable energy ecology studies to inform Ecological Impact Assessments (EcIA), ECoW, Site Condition Monitoring of SSSIs and conservation research projects for environmental NGOs -Be the lead project manager for a subset of projects -Undertake data analysis and reporting, such as EcIA, feasibility studies, baseline reports and conservation research project reports  Person Specification Essentials: -Educated to degree level in environmental field, or equivalent experience. - Full member of the Chartered Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management (CIEEM) -Experience of Ecological Clerk of Works (ECoW); Experience of project management -Bat Licence (desirable)  -Excellent bird identification skills -Expert skills in at least one additional area of ecology, holding appropriate licences (e.g. bats, habitats, invertebrates etc) -Able to work on multiple projects; -An understanding of health and safety implications of working outdoors in remote and urban environments;  -Full clean UK or international driving licence;  -Regular access to own vehicle for work purposes;  In return our client offer a competitive salary and a generous benefits package