Consultant Ecologist

Posted over 1 year ago
Contract Type Permanent
Salary Salary varies depending on experience
Sector Ecology
Posted over 1 year ago
Apply by Monday, 15 February 2016
Our client is an innovative, forward thinking ecological group servicing clients in both the public and private sectors. They are working on a huge range of projects and as the business grows are now seeking a Consultant Ecologist to join their team in Manchester. Job Role:  The work will be diverse and involve all aspects of ecological consultancy with a focus on undertaking surveys, preparing reporting deliverables and implementing mitigation on the ground. You will be involved in Planning and undertaking Extended Phase 1 habitat surveys, Undertaking Phase 2 species surveys, Technical report production including, survey reports, management plans, mitigation strategies and input into protected species licence applications. You will have the opportunity to work throughout the UK and potentially overseas. The successful candidate will: -Have an appropriate academic qualification in a related discipline and be a member (or working towards) of the Chartered Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management. -Have some demonstrable experience in ecological consultancy and experience in extended Phase 1 habitat survey along with protected species surveys -Be a holder (or working towards) of a European protected species survey license. -Have a good understanding of relevant wildlife legislation and ecological survey methodologies -Experience in undertaking protected species surveys. -Have excellent report writing skills with a focus on quality and attention to detail. -Hold a valid driving license and be comfortable in working in remote locations.   In return our client offer a competitive salary and a generous benefits package