Are you passionate about wildlife and the Environment? Are you looking for an exciting, interesting job role
where you can turn your passion into a successful career helping shape the world we live in?
If you’re ambitious, innovative, and practically-minded we may be able to help.

Tetra Tech is a leading provider of consulting services with experts across a wide variety of disciplines from project managers, engineers, surveyors and town planners to environmental specialists, asset management professionals and more.

Our people are at the heart of everything we do! They help our clients succeed, our business prosper and the communities we work in thrive.

We need the very best people to maintain our position as a market leader. This includes those taking their first steps onto the career ladder – after all you are the future of our industry and if you’ve got ideas and ambition, we want to hear from you!

If you join Tetra Tech as an Apprentice not only will you get to work on exciting, ground-breaking projects from day 1, you will also be given support to grow in your chosen discipline as well as training to develop the core skills needed to succeed in the corporate world. This is all part of our early careers programme – as is the chance to connect with others also starting out in their career, access to mentoring, Chartership support & bonuses and more.

Role Title: Apprentice Ecologist

Business Area: Ecology

Start Date: September 2023

Location: Southampton, Bristol, London, Birmingham, Leicester, Manchester, Leeds and Newcastle

Job Description:

We have opportunities in various locations for Apprentice Ecologists to support our National team of ecologists. The post will offer the successful applicant an interesting, challenging and varied workload as well as allowing them to develop personally and professionally, as an Ecologist.

Your role will be to assist our highly skilled ecologists as they undertake a range of habitat and protected species surveys including bats, reptiles, amphibians, otters, dormice, barn owls and a whole lot more. This is a great opportunity to develop your field skills and consultancy knowledge, as part of a professional team in the great outdoors.

This position will include day release to complete a fully funded professionally accredited Environmental Practitioner degree.

  • The duration of this apprenticeship is approximately 60 months
  • You will typically attend a local university 1 day per week during term time
  • a minimum 112 UCAS Points (equivalent to BBC at A Levels, excludes General Studies)
  • Have good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Team player displaying enthusiasm, flexibility and versatility.
  • MS Office skills
  • Self-Motivated
  • Desirable – Full, clean UK driving license and ideally access to a vehicle

We are one of the only consultancies to have adopted a fully flexible working arrangement where employees have the choice of how, when and where they work caveated only by the requirement to fulfil our clients’ requirements. The focus on our people doesn’t end there though, with mental health first aiders, wellbeing & fitness challenges, diversity & inclusion interest groups and lunch and learns sessions from guest speakers as well as a comprehensive flexible benefits selection and a day off for your birthday we want all our employees to be proud to work for Tetra Tech.

Learn more by visiting https://www.tetratecheurope.com/careers/early-careers/

Application Closing Date: 2nd December 2022

Assessment centre to be held in March 2023

Making everybody feel welcome at Tetra Tech is important to us – because everybody is welcome! We are working hard to be a business where people can not only be themselves but can celebrate who they are and what they bring to our organisation. If you have a disability, learning difficulty, medical condition or any other individual need, we’d be happy to talk to you about making reasonable adjustments to our application and selection process that will enable you to be your best.