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Sectors Terrestrial / Aquatic Ecology & Conservation
Location England (West Midlands) - UK
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Type Fixed Term and Permanent Roles
Status Full Time
Level Mid Level
Company Name Focus Environmental Consultants
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The Role:

An exciting and challenging opportunity awaits a self-motivated and organised individual to work within an award-winning, multi-disciplinary consultancy business. You will work on a range of ecological projects across England and Wales, requiring a mixture of field and office-based skills.

The role will suit an experienced Ecological Consultant, who will carry out a wide range of field surveys, alongside office-based work such as data analysis, cartography, report writing and survey planning. You will be frequently involved with projects and schemes which require bat, reptile, great crested newt, badger, and bird surveys. The preparation and completion of Preliminary Ecological Appraisals, Biodiversity Net Gain assessments, HMMPs, Mitigation & Enhancement Strategies, and input into EPS mitigation (development) licences will also form part of the role.

The role will be based at our office on the outskirts of Worcester. Focus Environmental Consultants is proud to be a CIEEM Registered Practice and winner of CIEEM’s ‘Small Consultancy of the Year – 2023’.

Salary & Benefits: We offer a fantastic working environment with a strong remuneration package. Salary will be dependent on experience, but salary band is £26,000 – £32,000. Additional benefits include a commitment to ongoing professional development, pension scheme (above statutory contribution), inclusion in company-paid Healthcare scheme, payment of professional membership fees, ecologist-designed TOIL policy, flexible working, and minimum of 32 days annual leave (full-time, including bank holidays).

Ecologist Specification:


  • Degree in relevant subject / discipline.
  • Established professional Ecologist, with at least 2 years professional consultancy experience.
  • Proficient in Preliminary Ecological Assessments and BNG Assessments with good botanical skills.
  • Experienced in bat surveys and assessments. Holding a Natural England bat survey class license would be a significant advantage.
  • Experience in report production, client liaison and project management.
  • CIEEM Qualifying / Associate membership.
  • A current CSCS card would also be a benefit.

Outlook & Character:

  • Confident and sociable person with excellent verbal and written communication.
  • Excellent project management skills.
  • Initiative to make best use of time and opportunities.
  • Ability to organise and manage own workload.
  • Full driving license and access to own vehicle.

Email applications (CV and covering letter) to Fern@focus-enviro.com.

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