Penguin Recruitment Ltd
Anglia, GB
29d ago

My client is a successful environmental consultancy who provide expert services in Ecology, Arboriculture and Landscape Architecture.

This organisation work on a range of client projects from large scale infrastructure to residential and educational developments.

This company pride themselves on keeping the goals and aspirations of the client at the forefront of their minds throughout the process.

My client is now looking to recruit an Ecologist to join the team in Suffolk.


Applying for the role of Ecologist, you should :

  • Have a relevant undergraduate degree and ideally a post graduate qualification
  • Be a full member of the Chartered Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management (CIEEM)
  • Have 2-3 years’ experience working within the ecological consultancy sector
  • Have proven experience in planning and implementing habitat surveys and protected species surveys
  • Have experience in preparing licences for protected species and have, or be working towards, at least one protected species licence, e.g. bat, GCN, dormouse
  • Demonstrate excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Have experience in specification and implementation of ecological mitigation
  • Have good knowledge of current UK wildlife legislation
  • Responsibilities

    Working as an Ecologist, your main duties will include :

  • Undertaking a wide range of ecological surveys, e.g. Phase 1 Habitat Surveys
  • Producing well written ecological reports and documentation
  • Involvement in ecological risk management
  • Assisting in the day to day management of work activities
  • Liaising with sub-consultants and other members of the wider project team
  • Overseeing the fieldwork of seasonal staff, monitoring performance and assisting when necessary
  • The successful candidate will be offered a competitive rewards and benefits package, access to a range of individual and professional development opportunities and the guarantee of an engaging and supportive working environment.

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