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Aquatic Ecologist

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Aquatic Ecologist
Competitive salary (hybrid working)
Any office location

Allen & York are excited to be working with one of the largest environmental consulting firms in Africa. Focussed on delivering sustainable environmental and social solutions across the UK and Africa, this is a great opportunity to join a highly regarded, passionate and innovative employer.

Our client is looking for a dynamic Aquatic Ecologist who will be responsible for providing ecological interpretation of the functionality of aquatic ecosystems and related services.

You'll need to hold a BSc Hons/MSc degree in Aquatic Health or similar, together with professional registration with SACNASP or other professional body. SASS accredited; you'll have solid experience in a similar role within a consultancy. With good foundational knowledge of aquatic ecology, you'll have an understanding and experience of environmental legislation and the National Water Act. With the ability to work with 20kg fish shocker (Smithroot/Halltech) in flowing systems, you'll be able to identify both aquatic macroinvertebrates and/or fish species. An excellent communicator, you'll have strong interpersonal skills and be willing to travel locally and internationally.

A valid driver's license/4x4 Advanced Driving Certificate would be advantageous in this role.

In return for your specialist skills and experience, you'll have the opportunity to grow your career and work with a great team within a diverse community, with opportunities to travel and work across Africa.


Get in touch today by clicking the apply button or send an email to Justine at: to find out more or to arrange a confidential chat.

Allen & York - delivering Sustainable Recruitment Solutions since 1993.

About us

Allen & York have been matching purposeful people with purpose-led organisations for 30 years. We partner with our clients and candidates on roles that build an understanding of climate change, promote sustainability and create inclusive and responsible organisations, working towards a sustainable world for us all.

Committed to inclusiveness in the workplace, we aim to increase diversity across all areas and therefore welcome applications from all qualified candidates, regardless of their ethnicity, race, gender, religious beliefs, sexual orientation, age, or whether or not they have a disability.

Let us help build a better world, together.

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