Senior/Principal Ecologist

Posted almost 2 years ago by JSM Associates
Location Somerset
Contract Type Permanent
Salary £28k - £40k Dependant on Experience
Sector EIA
Posted almost 2 years ago
Apply by Thursday, 7 January 2016
A fantastic opportunity for an ambitious ecologist to join a successful environmental consultancy as a Senior/Principal. Our client is a well-established independent consultancy with several offices across the UK. Their scope of work includes Major Residential Developments, Power Station’s and significant Infrastructure Projects. Location Bristol Responsibilities You will have a degree or equivalent in a relevant ecological discipline and have considerable consultancy experience, meeting and advising clients, and liaising with statutory bodies and planning authorities on wildlife issues in the planning process. You should have experience of implementing surveys and mitigation schemes for protected species and will also have relevant survey and development licences. You will also have confidence to lead and train less experienced ecologists, and write and professionally review outgoing reports. The role will require detailed knowledge of relevant aspects of UK and EU environmental legislation in relation to protected habitats and species, and Habitats Regulations Assessments. Capabilities and Qualifications: Candidate must have: Degree (Ecology related) Detailed knowledge of relevant aspects of UK and EU environmental legislation Extensive experience in writing EcAI reports Extended Phase 1 Survey Phase 2 Survey: Hedgerows, GCN, Reptiles, Badgers, Bats Protected species licence (preferably Bat or GCN) Extensive staff and project management experience A good communicator comfortable liaising with various stakeholders and promoting the business Contact Us;  If you are interested in finding out more about this position or similar roles currently and would like a discreet non-committal chat please contact Jeremy Money ( , however if you have not received a response within with-in one working week, please assume your application has been unsuccessful this time round. We will confidentially retain your details and inform you of any other suitable opportunities arising should you not be successful in this role. This is one of a number of exciting positions currently available via JSM Associates. Phone - 01934 312 155 Email  Website -   Twitter - @JSMAssociates

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