Salary: Competitive + Bonus

Position: Full time/Permanent  

GE Consulting are looking for an experienced ecologist to join our vibrant team based on the edge of Dartmoor.

GE is a mid-sized (team of 20), privately owned consultancy (Ecology, Arb & Land Management) with an excellent reputation and proven track record. Working for a wide variety of clients across the south of England and into Wales, we are big enough to work on major projects (1000+ unit residential schemes, 1000-acre renewables sites and a national utilities contract) yet small enough to feel like you’re part of a close knit team and not a small cog in a huge international organization. We are a company that puts its staff first, creating a fun non-corporate atmosphere where a love of wildlife is shared across a team of like-minded people. Benefits include, a strong CPD focus/budget, paid CIEEM membership, additional holidays over Christmas and for your birthday, pension, charity volunteering, flexible working hours, mix of office and home working and lunchtime pilates classes!

The individual we are seeking will already be well versed in a range of field surveys, project management, design input, report writing and client advice having already demonstrated they can work at a senior level in consultancy.

Essential skills and experience

  • Already working at Senior Ecologist level as a minimum
  • At least 5 years working in consultancy
  • Reliable with strong time management
  • Strong report writing skills with experience of producing various types of reports
  • A full range of survey skills including Phase 1 and various protected species
  • Thorough knowledge of wildlife legislation and the planning system with confidence to provide technical advice to clients.
  • A client-focused approach where the commercial element of each project can be understood and appreciated
  • Full driving license & car

Desirable skills and experience

  • Being a Full member of CIEEM
  • Experience of submitting ESPL applications
  • Experience of writing HRA’s, ES Chapters
  • QGIS skills
  • Experience using the BNG Metric

GE Consulting are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. Full equality & diversity policy available on request.

Apply to jobs@ge-consulting.co.uk