Senior Ecologist
Cardiff, GB
34d ago

Senior Ecologist

Our Environment, Maritime& Resilience business provides a focus for advising our clients onsustainability issues including renewable energy, low carbon economies, impactsof climate change and waste and resource management.

Our environmental capabilitiescomprise of in excess of 1000 staff based predominantly in the UK andRepublic of Ireland.

To meet our growing UK business needs and futuredevelopment aspirations we are looking for a Senior Ecologist in ourCardiff office.

We are part of Jacobs’ 180-strong UK ecology team,one of the UK’s largest, most dynamic and respected ecology teams. Theteam delivers surveys, impact assessments and Habitats RegulationsAppraisals for high profile infrastructure projects.

The size and diversity of our team meansyou’ll get technical as well as career mentoring to ensure your continuedprofessional development.

At Jacobs we provide the resources to turn greatideas into reality, and we’re looking for the most talented and passionateecologists and field biologists to be our next generation of leaders.

The successful person will become part of arespected and ambitious company with excellent career prospects andinternational opportunities.

Responsibilities will include :

  • Supporting the Principal Ecologist in project delivery
  • Planning, resourcing and leading ecological field surveys
  • Producing quality assured ecology deliverables
  • Mentoring less experienced staff
  • Supporting business development activities
  • Essential :

  • An honours degree in ecology or closely related field
  • Surveying and working experience in the Welsh and UK regulatory framework including protected species licensing
  • Associate or Full member of CIEEM
  • Excellent written, oral and interpersonal communication skills
  • Experience of either EcIA or producing protected species license applications
  • Capable of organising and developing your work with minimal supervision
  • Full current UK driving license
  • Desirable :

  • CEnv / CEcol or eligibility for these, Postgraduate degree
  • An ecological specialism
  • ECoW experience
  • Protected species license(s).
  • GIS skills
  • Working knowledge of the Habitats Directive 1992 (as amended)
  • At Jacobs, we help prepare people for newopportunities and challenges. With positions at every level, openings inmultiple disciplines, expertise in a range of markets and offices around theglobe, we create an environment where you can learn, grow, and thrive.

    From ourcompetitive benefits program to our Health and Safety initiative of Beyond Zeroworkplace injuries, we believe that you’ll find a flourishing career here atJacobs.

    Applications are welcomed from candidates who areseeking reduced hours contracts. Consideration will be given to eachapplication on a case by case basis.

  • Successful candidates will be asked to complete a BaselinePersonnel Security Standard Pre-Employment check and will be required toundergo various checks including : Identity, Right to Work;
  • Employment / EducationHistory and Criminal Record. If you are unable to meet this and any associatedcriteria, then your employment may be delayed or rejected.

    JACOBS is an Equal Opportunity Employer who iscommitted to the safety and wellbeing of all.

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