Overview

We are looking for a Senior Ecologist to join our well-established Ecological Consultancy company based in Stockton-on-Tees.

You will be working on a variety of schemes ranging from national infrastructure projects (e.g. road, rail and mixed-use developments) through to schools, housing projects and private developments.

To be considered for this role, you will ideally have: –

  • Previous relevant professional experience (a track record in ecological consultancy / in the ecology sector)
  • A technical specialism and one or more protected species licence(s)
  • Knowledge and understanding of the planning system and current wildlife legislation
  • Confidence in written and verbal communication and a demonstrable track record in both
  • Proven project management and client liaison experience
  • The ability to understand, identify and resolve ecological issues
  • Confidence in managing and training junior members of staff
  • Preparing fee proposals.
  • A genuine enthusiasm for ecology and the environment in the UK
  • The desire to promote high professional standards in ecology
  • An organised approach to work, flexibility and a high level of motivation
  • A 1.2 BSc or an MSc in a relevant subject
  • A full driving licence and access to own transport.
  • Experience in carrying out: –
    • Ecological Impact Assessment (EcIA)
    • Preliminary Ecological Appraisals
    • European Protected Species Licence applications
    • A variety of protected species surveys
    • Extended phase one habitat surveys
    • BREEAM works
    • Ecological Clerk of Works

You will be expected to undertake the following types of work: –

  • Ecological Impact Assessment (EcIA)
  • Preliminary Ecological Appraisals
  • European Protected Species Licence applications
  • A variety of protected species surveys
  • Extended phase one habitat surveys
  • BREEAM works
  • Ecological Clerk of Works

We offer a competitive salary with an attractive benefits package including pension, ongoing CPD support and flexible working hours. We provide a company vehicle, fuel card and up to date ecological surveying equipment and a positive environment in which to further develop your skills.

How to apply?

Deadline for applicants is 14th February 2020. Applicants must contact the office for an application form at [email protected]