Senior Ecologist - Bath - 12 month contract

Job Title: Senior Ecologist - Bath - 12 month contract
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Bath, Somerset
Salary: £35000 per annum + (To be pro-rata'd)
Duration: 12 months
REF: BBBH23221_1493802837
Contact Name: Josh Blanchard
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Job Published: almost 4 years ago

Senior Ecologist - Bath - 12 month contract

This role is a 12 month contract working 3 full days a week.

My client is an international engineering consultancy looking to bring in a Senior Ecologist to assist the Head of Ecology. You will be working on a variety of projects including urban renewal schemes and mixed-use developments.

Who you are:

  • At least 5 years' industry experience
  • Must have at least a level 1 bat licence
  • Competent at undertaking Phase 1 surveys and PRAs
  • Excellent report writing skills and experience of writing reports to CIEEM guidelines
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Good knowledge of protected species issues and wildlife legislation and guidance
  • Knowledge of the planning system and working with design teams/architects
  • Ability to work alone, including making day-to-day decisions, and as part of a team
  • A keen interest in integrating biodiversity into all aspects of design
  • Possess initiative and a positive attitude

Main duties:

  • Conducting Phase 1 habitat surveys and Preliminary Roost Assessments (PRAs)
  • Advising on ecological constraints/programme risks
  • Preparing quotes and scopes of work for bids
  • Managing sub-consultants and organising surveys
  • Preparing high quality reports to CIEEM guidelines
  • Working within the wider team to improve best-practice standards and knowledge across the industry

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