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Ecologist - Intermediate/Senior/Principal

Posted 22 days ago by Carrington West
Location
Contract Type Permanent
Salary £28000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Sector Ecology
Posted 22 days ago
Apply by Wednesday, 27 September 2017

My client is an environmental consultancy who have a vacancy for an Ecologist to join their team at an intermediate, senior or principal level.

The office base for this role is located between Reading and Newbury and easily commutable from Basingstoke, Thatcham, Fleet and the surrounding areas.

This role is available as part of business expansion plan, currently the bulk of ecological services are sub contracted and my client is looking to bring these operations in house.

The role would report into a senior manager who would offer guidance plus support on a day to day basis on project delivery, report writing and business development. This is very much a stand alone role in terms of technical deliver and as a result candidates will need to be experienced and proficient in delivering projects in an autonomous manner.

Main responsibilities of the role are:

Carry out extended Phase 1 habitat surveys and identify protected species or the likely hood of any endangered species 
Carry out ecological assessments 
Carry out tool box talks 
Site walks and surveys 
Report writing 
EIA / As part of ecological assessments 
License and consent applications

A suitable candidate will have the below qualifications or experience:

-Degree in ecology or related topic 
-Experience of working with endangered or protected species 
-Be working towards or hold an endangered species license such as GCN, Bat ect…
-Able to deliver site investigations and write reports with minimal supervision ( ideally none)

On offer is a full time permanent role which offers a candidates to really put their own stamp on the company in terms of processes, policies and procedures for delivering ecological work flows. You will also be tasked with growing and developing an ecological team ( medium – long term goal).

Salary is negotiable based on experience and would range from £28 – 45,000 + benefits

To apply to the role please use a copy of your CV in a word format, alternatively please call Dave Kua on 02393 876 003 to discuss