Licensed Bat Ecologist

Posted 04 September 2023
Salary £25k - 38k per year
Job type Permanent - Full Time
DisciplineHighways, Transport & Infrastructure
Contact NameEve Armstrong

Job description

Senior Licensed Bat Ecologist
Our client is looking for an enthusiastic and highly competent ecologist preferably with a Level 2 bat licence, to join their team in Bakewell, Derbyshire.
The ideal candidate will have a strong background in ecology and conservation, with a particular focus on bat species to complement their current team of licensed bat ecologists and tree climbers. Our client also has one registered consultant able to use the Bat Mitigation Class Licence; any experience in mitigation licensing that you have would be an advantage.
Work will not be limited to only bats, unless that is your preference; the role will present a range of opportunities in various fields.
Responsibilities of the role:
Design and implement bat conservation strategies and management plans.
Prepare technical reports and other written documentation for clients and regulatory agencies.
Ensure that all work is carried out in compliance with relevant laws, regulations, and best practices.
Maintain up-to-date knowledge of current research and techniques in bat ecology and conservation.
Bachelor's or Master's degree in Ecology, Wildlife Biology, Environmental Science, or a related field.
A valid license to handle and survey bats.
At least 3 years of professional experience working as an ecologist.
Experience with environmental assessment and monitoring projects.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Ability to work independently as well as part of a team.
Strong organizational and time management skills.

If you feel that you are right for this role technically, but the salary, location or seniority does not suit you specifically then please still feel free to send us your CV. We constantly recruit for roles very similar to this one at all levels UK Wide. We are always keen to chat with you discreetly about your employment situation.
Even if you are happy in your current role for now, we always welcome calls from Highways, Infrastructure & Transportation professionals keen to make their introductions for future months or years. Carrington West's Highways, Transport & Infrastructure division is the fastest growing in the country, our specialist team has a combined over 100+ years' experience in this market. Please call Eve Armstrong at Carrington West on 023 9387 6062 for more information.
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