Senior Ecologist

Job Title: Senior Ecologist
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: South West England, England
Salary: Negotiable
REF: BBBH26311
Contact Name: Paul Carter
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 3 years ago
Our client is looking for a Senior Ecologist to join their growing team. Their area of expertise entail a wide range of environmental consultancy services including Development Planning, Ecology, Strategic / Environmental Impact Assessment, GIS / Spatial Analysis, Land Management, Biodiversity, Sustainability.
Your main responsibilities will include:
  • Managing projects from inception to completion
  • Undertaking field surveys including detailed NVC botanical surveys
  • Undertaking Ecological Impact Assessment to CIEEM Standards
  • Writing ecological Chapters as part of Environmental Statements
  • Developing and implementing appropriate mitigation strategies
  • Supervising site works
  • Preparing EPS licence applications
The successful candidate will have:
  • Proven track record of managing projects
  • 5 years relevant consultancy experience with proven technical experience in ecological survey (Extended Phase 1 Habitat Survey, with excel)
  • Working knowledge of UK and European legislation and the UK planning system
  • One or more European Protected species licences
  • Relevant degree, full member ship of CIEEM, Chartered Environmentalist, BSBI Recorder status desirable
  • Full clean driving licence and a car
You will be rewarded with an attractive salary package, the opportunity to work in a stimulating environment and contribute to the success of a boutique consultancy. You will also have the ability to extend your skills through training/development and last but not least experience the quality of life and natural beauty of the South-West.