Licenced Bat Worker

Job Title: Licenced Bat Worker
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: UK - England - East Midlands, Derbyshire - Derby
REF: 57702
Job Published: over 1 year ago
 I have an interesting opportunity for an experienced bat worker in the Derby office of a leading consultancy.
You'll be a candidate who can lead dusk emergence and dawn re-entry surveys, be able undertake bat sound analysis and plan surveys. You will have a significant level of bat survey experience and ideally hold a class 2 bat licence.
Essential requirements for a Licenced Bat Worker:
• Class 2 bat licence e.g. CL18 or above
• Experience acting as the named ecologist on EPS development licences for a range of bat species
• Experienced report writer with a great eye for detail
• Proficiency in leading surveys
• Skilled in bat sound analysis
Desirable requirements:
• A relevant ecological degree
• Experience of bat care or other handling experience (e.g. bat box checks/harp trapping & mist netting etc.)
• Experience of having attended bat survey training courses
• Experience with other species groups would be advantageous
• Experience of managing other staff members
Other requirements:
• Must be physically fit and be willing and able to work in all weather conditions necessary to carry put data collection
• Be prepared to work away from home
• A full UK driving licence
• Access to your own car insured for business use