We are looking for an Ecologist to cover maternity leave, joining our friendly and passionate Natural Environment Team at Dorset Council. With a growing portfolio of planning and project work we are looking for someone who is personable, qualified and can hit the ground running. The Natural Environment Team is currently made up of the Natural Environment Team Manager, a team of ecologists, mitigation officers (Heathland and Nitrate), a Landscape Officer and a Support Officer – the team is friendly and professional.

What you can expect to be doing

  • The role sits within the Natural Environment Team and primarily involves prioritising responses to planning applications, compiling reports and providing planning advice and advising colleagues on Council’s projects.

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