Consultant Ecologist - Warrington

Job Title: Consultant Ecologist - Warrington
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Warrington, Cheshire
Salary: Competitive
REF: BBBH23766
Contact Name: Paul Carter
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 3 years ago

The Opportunity

I'm looking to recruit an Ecologist with proven consultancy experience to work within an Environmental Planning team based in Warrington. You will be engaged upon an extensive portfolio of ecology schemes for construction and development projects

Overview of Role:

· Develop knowledge and practical skills (based on CIEEM's competency framework) through on-the-job learning on assigned tasks, though affiliations and through continuing education/training

· Provide technical support into assigned projects and bids under professional supervision, meeting budgetary, quality and timeframe targets

· Gain awareness of, and familiarity with, the commercial aspects of project management and develop commercial skills

· Work towards Associate and then Full membership of CIEEM

· Develop relationships with clients through client contact

Your Day-to-Day:

· Collating and interpreting existing ecological information for desk studies

· Carrying out ecological field surveys

· Overseeing ecological aspects of site work

· Carrying out practical habitat creation/management work

· Producing survey reports, licence applications and other documents

· Assessing the impacts of proposed developments or changes in land management, developing recommendations for the mitigation of ecological impacts and devising monitoring schemes

· Assisting with research projects, reviews of documentation, or statistical analyses, and providing suitable interpretations of these tasks

· Carrying out general administrative/management tasks relating to project and business management, marketing, project quality, environmental issues, and Health and Safety (H&S) (including risk assessment)

· Managing small low-risk projects

· Acting as support for others within the same work team/business sector

· Carrying out a regular programme of Continuing Professional Development (CPD) and training

· Performing other duties and responsibilities as required from time to time by your Line Manager

What You have to Offer:

· Relevant first degree

· Full driving licence

· Graduate membership of CIEEM

· Species-specific personal licences