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Consultant Ecologist

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Sectors Terrestrial / Aquatic Ecology & Conservation
Location England (South West) - UK
Salary Additional Information £26,000 - £32,000 – depending on experience.
Salary (Minimum)
Salary (Maximum)
Type Fixed Term and Permanent Roles
Status Full Time
Level Mid Level
Company Name Ecosulis
Contact Name Ecosulis
Website Further Details / Applications
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Consultant Ecologist


We are dedicated to recovering nature, by designing and delivering efficient and scalable nature-based solutions for both people and the planet.

Are you excited at the prospect of joining a passionate, innovative and forward thinking team working towards a goal of Rewilding half the planet by 2050? Do you want to use your current skills and knowledge to help make a difference?

If so, we might have the ideal job for you.

About us:

Ecosulis specialise in technology-powered nature restoration for people, planet, and progress. We’re making rewilding commercially viable to accelerate the vision of a recoverable earth within our lifetime. We see a future where rewilding is not only a way to develop more space for wild nature or to benefit our health and wellbeing, but also a financially viable market. We see opportunity for everyone to add value, driving positive impact at a global scale. This is a story of what can be achieved, rather than what needs to be done. 

Click here to find out more information.  

About the role:

Ecosulis are currently looking for ambitious and passionate ecological consultants to join our ecology team based in the South of England. Successful candidates will have experience within the ecology sector with a minimum of two years’ experience working across a wide range of projects. Previous experience in conducting surveys and Ecological Clerk of Works would be advantageous.

Main responsibilities:

  • Undertaking ecological mitigation.
  • Undertaking a wide range of fieldwork and a variety of ecological surveys.
  • Compiling, analysing, and interpreting survey data.
  • Producing and contributing to technical reports.
  • Assisting with any other ad hoc duties as provided by the ecology team.

About you:

You will have the ability to organise, manage and prioritise workload to meet tight deadlines, ensuring high attention to detail is prioritised. Excellent written and communication skills, along with being confident, self-managing, and able to work on own initiative would be welcomed. You will ideally be passionate about ecology and a keen interest in wildlife.

Experience & Qualifications:

  • Good understanding of ecological legalisation for development.
  • Good understanding of British Wildlife Legislation and survey best practice.
  • Competent in the use of Microsoft Excel, Word and Outlook.
  • Experience with Water Voles and Reptiles is advantageous.
  • Degree in an ecology related subject.
  • Qualifying membership of CIEEM or eligible to apply.
  • CSCS card (desirable)
  • Species specific personal licences (desirable)

More information: 

Job type: Fixed term contract – 6 months

Start date: April 2024

Salary: £26,000 - £32,000 – depending on experience.

Location: Dorset – BH20 5EA

A Full UK driving licence and use of own vehicle is essential for the position.

Our Core Values: 

Here at Ecosulis we base our hiring decisions not only on the experience of perspective applicants but focus more on do they align with our business core values.  

  • Desire to learn. 
  • Committed and tenacious.  
  • Create problem solver. 
  • Being pragmatic  
  • Do the right thing. 

Our team are committed to these core values that guide how we work with each other and our partners. 

Our Company benefits: 

What will you receive from us? 

At Ecosulis we believe in meaningful benefits. We have designed our benefits package to ensure your employees feel supported through main life event as well as the day-to-day. We don’t believe in a ‘one size fits all’ approach when it comes to our employee benefits, so you will be entitled to the below upon starting with us: 

  • Access to our Occupational Health Platform and EAP for wellbeing support 
  • Access to our Reward Hub platform.  
  • Remote Working for our ‘home-based’ roles. 
  • Welcome pack upon joining. 
  • Employee Referral Scheme. 
  • Internal Reward Points Scheme. (so, you can reward your peers) 

And the following upon completion of your 3 months' probation period: 

  • 3% company pension.  
  • Enhanced benefits supporting our employees through lifetime milestones. 
  • Compressed hours. 
  • CDP training allowance per year. 
  • Discounted holiday scheme. 
  • Brand new Fitbit. 
  • Access to our Healthcare Cash plan 
  • Access to the Bike-to-Work Scheme 

You will also receive an extra day’s holiday for each year that you are with the company and have a chance to win a £50 amazon voucher when entering our monthly Friday photo competition.  

We also encourage our employees as part of the flexible working arrangements, to take regular breaks and take time to spend outside when possible. 

How to apply 

If you feel this could be the right opportunity for you then you can apply for this position by sending us your up to date CV and a short covering letter to our recruitment manager Josh via josh.plaister@ecosulis.co.uk   

You can also email our HR team on hr@ecosulis.co.uk if you have any queries regarding the company and our onboarding process.  

Equality, Diversity & Inclusion 

Ecosulis is an equal opportunities employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

At Ecosulis we encourage applications from women, disabled and Black, Asian, and Minority Ethnic (BAME) candidates, as these groups are under-represented throughout our industry. Appointment will alwayshowever be made on merit and judged against the job description and person specification.

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