Seasonal Ecologist Vacancies 2018

Locations: Sheffield, Manchester, Hampshire, South Gloucestershire, Scotland
Reference: EcolS (Sheffield), EcolM (Manchester), EcolH (Hampshire), EcolG (Gloucestershire), EcolSc (Scotland).
Salary: £15-18,000 pro rata, depending on role and experience
Type: various contracts (fixed term and flexible)

Ecus is pleased to welcome applications for Seasonal Ecologists commencing in March/April 2018 for a minimum period of 6 months.

About Us

Ecus has been in business for over 30 years and has a strong reputation for client care, technical excellence, staff development and being a great working environment and we are proud holders of ‘Investors In People’ Silver status.

We have 5 offices across the UK, in Sheffield, Manchester, Basingstoke, Charfield and Stirling and we are looking to recruit seasonal ecologists into all offices to assist on our wide portfolio of projects.

The Role

Under the supervision of our large team of professional ecologists, you will assist with a wide range of habitat and protected species surveys, collecting and collating data which will be essential to informing ecological impact assessments and mitigation measures for our wide range of client projects. You will also be involved in ecological mitigation and management schemes, including for example reptiles and great crested newt.

About You

We are looking for graduates with an ecology related degree and a passion for ecology and the environment and wish to embark on a career in environmental consultancy. You will have some plant and animal survey skills and knowledge perhaps gained through volunteer experience and possess a current full driving licence.

On a personal level, we are looking for enthusiastic and motivated people with good communication skills and the ability to fit into a lively and ambitious team. You must be willing to work anti-social hours and away from base where required.


In exchange, we will provide you with a good salary and good working conditions, practical training and support and a wide-ranging experience in ecological consultancy. We are committed to assisting the professional and personal development of our team and have been awarded Investors In People silver status. We work hard to ensure our seasonal staff get appropriate training and valuable work experience that offers a ‘leg up’ into a career in environmental consultancy.

Applications should be made via email including CV and a single A4 page personal statement telling us why you are applying for this role, what you can offer us and what you hope to gain from the job. Please state your preferred location.

If you would like further information regarding this opportunity or have any questions feel free to contact us using the details below.

Closing date for applications 26th January.

Please note: Early applications are encouraged as shortlisting will be undertaken as applications are received and interviews will be held throughout January and February.

Email: recruitment@ecusltd.co.uk