Senior Ecologist

Job Title: Senior Ecologist
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: England,
Salary: £26000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
REF: HQ00019637
Contact Name: Amy James
Contact Email:
Job Published: almost 2 years ago

A young but well-established ecological consultancy based in Central Scotland with a diverse yet establish client list is looking to take on a senior ecologist. The senior ecologist will take project management responsibility for subset of projects and assist with management of a wide range of other ecology projects, undertake data analysis and reporting, provide Ecological Clerk of Works services and undertake ecological surveys.

Essential Requirements

  • Educated to degree level in environmental field, or equivalent experience;
  • Full member of the Chartered Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management (CIEEM);
  • Experience of Ecological Clerk of Works (ECoW);
  • Experience of project management;
  • Excellent bird identification skills;
  • Expert skills in at least one additional area of ecology, holding appropriate licences (e.g. bats, habitats, invertebrates etc);
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills;
  • Enthusiastic, flexible and committed;
  • Passionate and proactive; ;
  • Full clean UK or international driving licence and access to own vehicle
  • Willing to work evenings and occasional weekends;


  • Bat licence(s);
  • Working knowledge of Scottish environmental and planning legislation and policies;
  • Experience of ArcGIS software;
  • Valid CSCS or LISS/CSCS Ecologist card;
  • Qualification in offroad driving (e.g. BORDA certificate);
  • Excellent Microsoft Office skills;
  • Experience or qualification in offroad driving;
  • Evidence of ability to liaise and work effectively with a range of partners;
  • First aid qualification