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Seasonal Ecologists | UK Wide

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Sectors Terrestrial / Aquatic Ecology & Conservation
Location Wales (North) - UK, Wales (East) - UK, Wales (South) - UK, Wales (Central) - UK, England (Yorkshire & Humberside) - UK, England (North West) - UK, England (West Midlands) - UK, England (East Anglia) - UK, England (South West) - UK, England (South East) - UK
Salary Additional Information £21,673.60 per annum (full-time equivalent) plus a £1,000 performance related bonus on completion of the contract per
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Salary (Maximum)
Type Fixed Term and Permanent Roles
Status Full Time
Level First Level
Company Name ADAS
Contact Name HR
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Directory Entry : ADAS is the UK's largest independent provider of environmental consultancy, rural development services and policy advice.
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ADAS is seeking Seasonal Ecologists to join our highly skilled ecology team. These are fixed-term contract positions for the busy spring and summer period of six months to start in March/April with the potential to extend into a permanent position for the right candidates.

We are seeking Seasonal Ecologists to be based at the following locations: Boxworth (Cambridge), South East (South East to be home based around the West Sussex / East Essex / Kent borders), Wolverhampton, Leeds, Wigan, Bristol, Wales.

These roles are full of variety and our Ecology business comprises a highly skilled team focused on providing services to a wide range of clients, particularly developers, utility companies and the renewable energy and rural industries.

Key Responsibilities

  • Carry out a range of ecological surveys (skills dependent) and assist senior colleagues with other surveys to develop skill set
  • Carry out desk studies, consultations, research, data management and analysis, and report writing
  • Deliver work as efficiently as possible in order to meet agreed timescales and quality standards

Person Specification

  • Enthusiastic individual keen to develop an ecology career
  • Full UK driving licence and access to your own vehicle* 
  • Someone open to flexible working with regard to type of work, timing and location with night and weekend working as and when required
  • Experience with European Protected Species survey work (not essential)

Salary and Benefits

  • £21,673.60 per annum (full-time equivalent) plus a £1,000 performance related bonus on completion of the contract period
  • Excellent continual professional development opportunities as part of our training commitment
  • Life assurance
  • A flexible benefits programme including the option to buy additional holidays, health cash plan and discounted gym membership

*Successful applicants will be required to ensure their vehicle has business insurance in advance of the start date.

Applications are being reviewed as and when received, successful candidates will be invited for an initial online interview.

RSK Group is an Equal Opportunities Employer

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About Us

Working alongside landowners, farmers, and growers since 1946, we have been providing ideas, specialist knowledge, and solutions to secure our food and enhance the environment for over 75 years.

Our aim is to help address the challenges and opportunities faced by organisations working in food production and the natural environment, and we continue to thrive by attracting innovative thinkers into our workforce.

We currently have over 400 employees delivering solutions in 60 specialist subjects, making us the UK’s largest independent provider of agricultural and environmental consultancy, rural development services, research and development, and policy advice. Whether you want to work on national or international projects, we can provide a varied career in a wide array of industries and public sector services.

ADAS is part of the RSK Group, a leading integrated environmental, engineering, and technical services business providing dynamic, multidisciplinary services to a wide range of sectors. RSK was founded in 1989 and has grown considerably since then. In fact, Environment Analyst recently highlighted RSK’s growth commenting, “Few companies in the environmental services sector can claim to be expanding at the same pace as RSK.”

RSK operates as a group of synergistic businesses with a growth strategy centred on diversification to build a resilient business that can withstand external pressures while also bringing more value to clients and opportunities to employees.

An RSK Company


  • Life Assurance
  • Annual Leave Purchase
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Discounted Gym Membership
  • Mental Health Support
  • Electric Vehicle Salary Sacrifice Scheme


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