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Senior Ecologist - Scotland

Posted almost 2 years ago
Location Scotland
Contract Type Permanent
Salary Senior Ecologist. £30k + great benefits
Sector Agriculture / Forestry / Fisheries, Consultancy, Ecology
Posted almost 2 years ago
Apply by Saturday, 9 January 2016
Our client is looking to recruit a Senior Ecologist to join their Glasgow office. Our client is an expert consultancy services in landscape planning, ecology and arboriculture. who relies on employees to be self-sufficient, encouraging every member of staff to have ambitions of growing / progressing within the company. Our client also offers one paid day per month where employees can spend time out of the office engaging with and supporting a community project / charity. They offer an annual bonus based on a profit share and flexible working patterns as an additional bonus! Experience Candidates must 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. Candidates need to have experience in implementing surveys and mitigation schemes for protected species and will also have relevant survey and development licences. Our client loves confident individuals who can 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. Requirements * Degree Educated (Ecology related) * 3 years experience * Detailed knowledge of relevant aspects of UK and EU environmental legislation * Extensive experience in report writing * Extended Phase 1 Survey * Phase 2 Survey * Protected species licence (preferably Bat or GCN) * Extensive staff and project management experience * A strong communicator