Assistant Ecologist
Southampton, GB
5d ago

Assistant Ecologist

RPS is looking for Assistant Ecologists to join us in various locations across the UK in short or long term contracts, depending on experience.

We are a leading global multi-disciplinary consultancy and we specialise in all areas of the built and natural environment, shaping the future of our environmental, social and economic landscapes.

From resolving bat issues in individual homes to delivering all ecological surveys for large-scale complex commercial developments including Nationally Significant Infrastructure Projects (NSIP), we undertake all aspects of ecological consultancy, to ensure compliance with environmental regulations and statutory requirements.

Your role

You’ll be assisting with a range of fieldwork and reporting, including GCN, reptile, dormouse, bird, bat and badger surveys, and to assist with other tasks as appropriate (e.

g. BREEAM, desk studies, literature reviews etc.)

Your skills and experience

We’d like you to be have a degree (or equivalent) in a relevant subject and to have experience of working as an Ecologist and CIEEM membership (Graduate / Associate / Full) is preferred but not essential

You’ll have experience in carrying out a range of ecological surveys including Great Crested Newt and bats and will have tree climbing skills Ideally you will have previously worked for a Consultancy and hold a full UK driving licence and current CSCS certification (though this could be provided for the right candidate).

What we offer you

We will provide you with a flexible, friendly and creative environment to develop your skills and challenge yourself. We support our people to innovate, collaborate and build meaningful careers.

Our network of people and knowledge will expand your horizons and give you access to a variety of interesting projects across the UK.

Our employees are rewarded with competitive salaries, opportunities to invest and many other benefits including : 25 days holiday + bank holidays, Option to purchase up to 5 extra days per year, Company pension scheme, Group Disability Scheme, Share Incentive Scheme, Life Assurance, Cycle to Work Scheme, Health Screening, Employee Assistance Programme, Dental Cover, Professional Memberships and access to BenefitHub offering discounts, cash back offers and rewards

About RPS

RPS is a leading global professional services firm of 4,600 people. We define, design and manage projects that create shared value in a complex, urbanising and resource-scarce world.

Connecting with our global expertise we make it easy for our clients to create winning solutions for their communities and their clients.

By being confidently pragmatic we solve problems that matter. We make complex easy.

Our Approach

Our people live our purpose, deliver our promise, and demonstrate our behaviours every day. Our behaviours define who we are.

Developed by our people, they underpin everything that we do. They create the memorable experiences we are known for and make RPS a great place to do great work.

Stronger Together’ is one of our five core behaviours and it is inherent in creating an inclusive workplace : We are respectful, acknowledge diversity, and recognise the potential and contribution of everyone.

We bring out the best in one another, always assuming best intent. People who learn and grow thrive in our business, sharing in our success.’

Recruitment Agencies

We have a Preferred Supplier List of trusted partners to assist us when required and do not acknowledge any speculative CVs or unsolicited candidate introductions from agencies not on this list.

Please refer to the careers page on our website if you require any further information.

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