Licenced Bat Worker

Job Title: Licenced Bat Worker
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Derby, Derbyshire
Salary: £25000.00 - £32000 per annum
REF: BBBH19596
Contact Name: Josh Blanchard
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Job Published: over 4 years ago
Licensed Bat Worker

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced bat worker based in our Derby office.

The successful candidate will be able to lead dusk emergence and dawn re-entry surveys, undertake bat sound analysis and plan surveys. They will have a significant level of bat survey experience and ideally hold a class 2 bat licence or above.

Essential Requirements

  • Class 2 Bat licence (e.g. class licence CL18 level 2 or above);
  • Experience in acting as the named ecologist on European Protected Species development) licences for a range of bat species;
  • Experienced report writer who applies attention to detail;
  • Experience of leading bat surveys; and
  • Proficient in bat sound analysis

Desirable Requirements

  • An appropriate ecological degree qualification;
  • Experience of bat care or other handling experience (bat box checks / harp trapping & mist netting etc);
  • Experience of having attended bat survey training courses;
  • Experience with other species groups would be an advantage; and
  • Experience of manging other staff members.

Other Requirements

  • Must be physically fit and be willing and able to able to work in all weather conditions necessary to carry out collection of data;
  • Be prepared to work away from home if necessary;
  • A full UK driving licence; and
  • Access to your own car, insured for business use.

To find out more, call Josh Blanchard on 01202 888986 today!