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Ecologists (Warrington, Market Harborough, Gateshead and London)

Reference     (Please mention Stopdodo/Environment Jobs in your application)
Sectors   Nature Conservation, Ecology, GIS
Location   England (North West)
Town/City   Warrington, Market Harborough, Gateshead and London.
Salary   Permanent, Fixed Term and Freelance Opportunities. Pay DOE
Type   Temporary / Contract / Seasonal
Status   Full Time
Level   First Level
Deadline   22/01/2018
Company Name   The Environment Partnership (TEP) Ltd
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Website   Further Details / Applications
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TEP is an environmental consultancy with a team of over 30 permanent ecologists.  We have a variety of opportunities for ecologists to join us working on a wide range of interesting projects.  We work with NGOs, government and commercial clients.

We are looking for ecology field surveyors to support our team for the 2018 survey season.  Applicants should have a scientific background but experience may range from recent graduates through to experienced ecologists including those holding protected species licences (primarily for great crested newts and bats).

In addition to seasonal positions we are also interested in hearing from experienced ecologists with 4+ years working in consultancy who have a range of office and field based skills. 

Freelance and Seasonal Positions

The core survey season is March to September.  TEP operates throughout the UK but the work for which we are currently recruiting is predominantly in the North West, Midlands, South & West Yorkshire.   A full driving licence and access to a vehicle is essential.

An Open Day will be held in our Warrington office on Friday 2nd February 2018.  This will give an introduction to TEP and feature talks from experienced surveyors.

Following the Open Day we will invite successful candidates to join our team either on a fixed-term contract or on a freelance basis to work with us during spring and summer 2018.  TEP invests heavily in staff training with free to attend opportunities available to fixed-term staff and/or freelancers including:

  • In-house training courses (including office and field sessions) covering GCN and bat legislation, ecology, ID and survey methods
  • A programme of Lunchtime CPD sessions covering a wide range of topics including emerging trends and new research in ecology through to updates on legislation and best practice
  • Significant on-the-job learning hours towards various protected species licences
  • Voluntary job shadowing opportunities across a range of other consultancy skills including an introduction to botany and ornithology survey techniques and a variety of office based services including research and analysis
  • Botanical training and a place on the Field ID Skills test accredited by Botanical Society of the British Isles
  • Chance to work alongside leading landscape designers, managers and arborists in a multi-disciplinary consultancy led by environmentalists

Application Process

Expressions of interest for a permanent position (4+ years consultancy experience) should be made by sending your CV and a covering letter which should detail your experience and expectations to recruitment@tep.uk.com.    

Please visit www.tep.uk.com/jobs for further information and to download an Open Day Information and Application Form 2018. If you would like to be considered for a place on the Open Day your CV and application form must be emailed to recruitment@tep.uk.com by noon on Monday 22nd January 2018.  If you are selected to attend the Open Day invites will be emailed by Friday 26th January.


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