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Title

Ecologist

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Reference   (Please mention Stopdodo/Environment Jobs in your application)
Sectors Nature Conservation, Ecology, GIS
Location
Salary Additional Information £22,000 – £30,000 (depending on skills and experience)
Salary (Minimum)
22000
Salary (Maximum)
30000
Type Fixed Term and Permanent Roles
Status Full Time
Level Mid Level
Deadline 15/12/2021
Company Name Midland Ecology Limited
Contact Name
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Description

Midland Ecology Limited is an established Ecology Consultancy providing a variety of high-quality ecology surveys and services to our clients in a timely manner across the Midlands. We work on a wide range of projects; from small residential extensions, to large multi-phase housing and national infrastructure projects.

Due to our increasing workload, we are looking to recruit an experienced motivated individual who is passionate about ecology to join the current team. This position will be a client-facing role in which you will have full project management of your own projects.

You will work on Preliminary Ecological Appraisals, Ecological Impact Assessments, bat surveys and other protected species surveys. You will collate and review survey results and write survey reports.  In addition, you will be instrumental in assisting with new business opportunities as they arise such as biodiversity net gain assessments.

You must be committed, enthusiastic and reliable, with good attention to detail and concentration skills.

Essential:

  • A sound knowledge of British ecology; especially bats and other protected species
  • Natural England bat survey licence
  • Protected species survey experience; reptiles, GCN, badgers, bats – licences advantageous
  • Experience undertaking bat emergence/re-entry surveys
  • Plant identification skills
  • MS Office skills
  • Excellent report writing skills
  • Motivated to work both independently and in a team; in remote locations and during unsociable hours
  • UK driving licence and vehicle; for site visits across the Midlands
  • Ability to work from home and the office
  • Excellent organisation and communication skills
  • Ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines

Desirable:

  • Degree in ecology or related discipline
  • CIEEM membership
  • Experience within an ecological consultancy environment
  • Experience conducting Phase 1 / PEA
  • Experience analysing and interpreting data
  • Bat sonogram analysis experience
  • QGIS experience
  • CSCS card
  • First Aid qualification

We offer:

  • Competitive salary (£22K-£30K depending on experience)
  • Car Allowance and mileage
  • Flexible working
  • Bespoke Training Budget
  • Contributory pension
  • Annual leave
  • Equipment and PPE
  • Friendly working environment

As a consultancy we can offer the opportunity and support to develop within this role and are committed to helping you progress your career throughout your employment with us.

To apply, e-mail info@midlandecology.co.uk. Include your CV/experience, start date availability and salary expectations. (Applications will also be considered for candidates looking for a seasonal position March-October).

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