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Title

Seasonal Ecologist

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Sectors Nature Conservation (Terrestrial Ecology)
Location England (South West)
Town/City Exeter
Salary £18k pro rata
Type Temporary / Contract / Seasonal
Status Full Time
Level First Level
Company Name Green Ecology
Contact Name
Email jongarner@green-ecology.co.uk
Website Further Details / Applications
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Directory Entry : Established in 2004 on the edge of Dartmoor National Park in Devon, Green Ecology have grown from a single founder to become a multi-skilled team, offering a wide range of experience from a variety of commercial, public and academic backgrounds, yet all sharing in a passion for British wildlife and a desire to do their best for Green Ecology clients.
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Description

Green  Ecology  is  a  mid-sized,  privately  owned  consultancy  with  an  excellent  reputation based near Exeter, working for a wide variety of clients across the south of England and into Wales.

We are looking for an experienced ecologist to join our busy team for the 2019 season (starting in May). This individual would need to be ready to carry out field surveys unaided having had at least one full season’s experience.  With a focus on bat surveys in particular the ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate a firm understanding of bat activity and emergence surveys.

Green Ecology is a company that puts it’s staff first, creating a fun non-corporate atmosphere where a love of wildlife is shared across a team of like-minded people.

This position will come with plenty of opportunity to develop skills and knowledge in the form of training, mentoring and shadowing of experienced ecologists.

Essential skills and experience

  • At least one full season of survey experience
  • Reliable with strong time management
  • Strong work ethic
  • A passion for wildlife
  • A range of survey skills including bat activity & emergence surveys, dormouse surveys and reptile surveys/translocations.
  • The ability to work in a team or for longer periods of time alone
  • Flexible approach to working hours to accommodate regular evening bat surveys
  • Full driving license & car

Desirable skills and experience

  • Degree in ecology or a related subject
  • Be a member of CIEEM
  • Protected species specialism including a survey licence
  • QGIS skills
  • Habitat contracting experience / tickets for chainsaw/brushcutter

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. Full equality & diversity policy available on request.  Applications with a CV to jongarner@green-ecology.co.uk

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