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Senior Ecologist (South West England)

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Sectors Nature Conservation, Ecology, GIS
Salary (Minimum)
Salary (Maximum)
Type Fixed Term and Permanent Roles
Status Full Time
Level Senior Level
Company Name Dalcour Maclaren
Contact Name
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Here at Dalcour Maclaren we work with major utility and infrastructure organisations across the whole of the UK.
We’re delighted to announce that our Environment and Planning team has an exciting opportunity for experienced
Ecologists to support this developing, expanding business area and work on a wide variety of projects from high-
profile infrastructure projects across the UK, through to new essential utility development in sensitive locations.

Role: Senior Ecologist

Salary: £34,000 DOE plus a fantastic range of benefits including an annual bonus of up to 10% of salary, private health insurance and pension contribution

As a Senior Ecologist you will:

  • Work with internal and external teams liaising with senior colleagues helping to provide advice to our clients
  • Assist in negotiations with Natural England, County Ecologists, Local Authority planning officers, and
  • Engage in development and design proposals, including advising on appropriate site location and
    construction methodologies, assisting with gaining the necessary consents and licenses in order to deliver
  • Work within the team to provide ecological advice and provide innovative mitigation solutions enhancement
    and consideration across a range of sites and schemes
  • Liaise with clients, consisting of engineers, developers and landowners, providing ecological advice on how
    to facilitate development on their project
  • Help to provide all the necessary assistance to unlock utility project development in SSSI, SAC, SPA, RAMSAR
    including applying for SSSI Assents and other permissions
  • You’ll gain the experience and knowledge to be able to feed into Environmental Impact Assessment
    Screening, Scoping and chapters working with internal and external specialists and environmental
  • Provide advice on the need for HRAs and be able to lead on their preparation and completion with limited
    input from others
  • Travel to meetings, client offices and site surveys across multiple projects

The successful candidate will:

  • Hold a degree in an environmental related discipline and be working towards becoming a full member of the
    Chartered Institute of Ecology and Environment Management (CIEEM)
  • Hold a licence to survey Protected Species or be working towards this
  • Have an understanding of Ecological Impact Assessments, planning regulations and nature conservation
  • Experience working within a consultancy environment, public sector or conservation body
  • Excellent written and verbal skills
  • Have a full UK driving licence
  • Ideally be familiar with GIS systems but it’s not essential

We support all our colleagues with training and qualifications to ensure you’re best equipped to progress with us.
You can apply directly via our website: careers.dalcourmaclaren.com here https://dalcourmaclaren.wd3.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/Dalcour-Maclaren-Careers/details/Senior-Ecologist_JR227

All enquiries can be sent to recruitment@dalcourmaclaren.com – we look forward to hearing from you!

You must have the right to work in the UK without restrictions. Proof of eligibility will be required prior to your commencement.

Dalcour Maclaren is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and we are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

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