Consultant Ecologist

Posted 24 May 2023
Salary £28k - 36k per year
Job type Permanent - Full Time
DisciplineWater & Environmental
Contact NameLibby Horner

Job description

Role: Consultant Ecologist
Location: Wokingham
Salary: Up to £36,000 p/a depending on experience + company car or car allowance
Job Type: Full-time, Permanent
Are you a Consultant Ecologist looking for your next challenge within a leading Water & Ecology team?
My client is looking for a Consultant Ecologist to provide ecology consultancy to existing/new projects and provision of ecology support to pollution emergency response. The ideal candidate will be based within 3 hours of Wokingham as projects are based across the Midlands and the South of England.
Weekly contractual hours are 35 per week, with daily hours being 9am - 5pm, 5 days per week, with a 1 hour paid lunch break each day.
Your role will involve:
·Carrying out ecological and protected species site assessments of habitats and associated report writing, inclusive of habitat mapping;
·Providing advice to the team on potential ecological impacts on emergency and/or planned works;
·Assisting with business development, marketing quotations and tenders;
·Provide protect species and habitat mitigation strategies in line with current UK legislation and best working practices;
·Helping maintain and develop client relationships through effective project management and provision of excellent customer service.
·Experience within an ecological consultancy;
·Hold a degree (or equivalent) in an environmental subject;
·Understand the principals and practice of key ecological field surveys;
·Hold or be working towards professional accreditation;
·Hold or be working towards protected species licences;
·Good understanding of wildlife legislation;
·A full & clean UK Driver's License is essential.
What they offer:
·25 days' annual leave + Bank Holidays;
·Company Pension Scheme (5% employee contribution, 4% employer contribution);
·Company vehicle or car allowance (employees' car must be comply with policy to qualify);
·Flexible working;
·Life assurance scheme;
·Refer a friend scheme;
·Employee assistance programme (with access to GP appointments, physio appointments and mental health support).
Apply today and if successful, I will be in touch. You can contact me at / 02394 314919.
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