Consultant Ecologist (Botany), Brighton

Posted about 1 year ago by JSM Associates
Contract Type Permanent
Salary £19000 - £26000 per annum + Additional Benefits
Sector Ecology
Posted about 1 year ago
Apply by Sunday, 4 September 2016
A fantastic opportunity for an ambitious Ecologist with botany expertise at a leading Ecology Consultancy. The role will be based at their office near the vibrant seaside town of Brighton in East Sussex.SummaryJSM are very pleased to be working with a highly regarded independent ecology consultancy as they look to add a talented and technically minded Ecologist to their busy office in Brighton. Due to their significant workload they now require an ecologist with an expertise in botany. Their clients range from private and public sector organisations, working on small to large scale housing developments, road, rail and port infrastructure, historic building renovation and district-wide habitat and green infrastructure appraisals. Work will centre on extended Phase 1 habitat surveys, Code/BREEAM and green infrastructure, but assistance with other areas of our work such as protected species surveys will also be required.The successful candidate will be a confident and experienced team player who has both a personal interest and professional experience in plants/habitats. The Ecologist/Botanist will be required to take on and manage individual contracts, in order to deliver high quality ecological consultancy services within budget and to meet deadlines.LocationBrightonCapabilities and Qualifications:*Botanical identification skills to equivalent of FISC level 3/4 or higher*An appropriate degree qualification*Associate or full membership of the CIEEM minimum of three years employment in consultancy or other relevant work*Have excellent fieldwork and report writing skills*Have excellent knowledge of UK and relevant European environmental legislation*Have proven project management experience*Have a full UK driving licence.*Experience with protected species groups and/or EPSM licence would be advantageous*Experience in EcIA and mitigation methodologies would also be advantageous.Contact usIf you are interested in finding out more about this position or similar roles and would like a discreet non-committal chat please contact Greg Snook ( you have applied for a role and have not received a response within one working week, please assume that your application has not been successful this time around. We may confidentially retain your details in order to inform you of any other suitable opportunities arising. We will always contact you prior to sending out your CV to ensure you are content that the opportunity would be a good move for you.This is one of a number of exciting positions currently available via JSM Associates.Phone - 01934 312155Email - -

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