Assistant Ecologist

Job Title: Assistant Ecologist
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: UK - England - South East England, London
REF: 115861
Job Published: 9 months ago
My client is looking for a passionate and talented Assistant Ecologist to join their dedicated ecological consultancy in London. They are a supportive and friendly consultancy, with a drive towards helping ecologist develop professionally and progress in their career. If you're able to deliver high quality work, you're exactly what they're after.
The successful applicant will be confident and have a positive mindset, who can assist with preliminary ecological appraisals, as well as surveys for bats and great crested newts. Any experience with mitigation projects would also serve you well in this role.
This role is based in my clients London office, however due to the project based nature of the work, you may be required to work away from home, including overnight stays and longer periods.
Who you are
• An appropriate degree
• Experience with preliminary ecological appraisals and reptile, great crested newt and bat surveys
• Be able to identify herpetofauna to species and life stage
• Be willing to work evenings and weekends
• A full, clean drivers licence
• Good data QA & report writing skills
• A valid CSCS card
Desirable traits
• A great crested newt licence would be a distinct advantage
• Experience with protected species and the ability to identify habitats and indicator plant species would be an advantage
• Experience with mitigation
• Experience with Ecological Clerk of Works
• Bat sound analysis
• CIEEM Graduate or Associate membership
Salary and Perks of being an Assistant Ecologist
• £19,160 - £21,240 salary depending on experience
• 25 days' holiday
• Flexible working
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