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Title  

Senior Ecologist

Reference     (Please mention Stopdodo/Environment Jobs in your application)
Sectors   Nature Conservation (Terrestrial Ecology)
Location   England (North East)
Type   Fixed Term and Permanent Roles
Status   Full Time
Level   Mid Level
Company Name   Naturally Wild
Contact Name  
Email   Graeme.skinner@naturallywild.co.uk
Website   Further Details / Applications
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Description  

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.

Applications by CV and Covering Letter to Graeme.skinner@naturallywild.co.uk

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