Principal Ecologist

Posted 10 May 2024
Salary £40k - 49k per year
Job type Permanent - Full Time
Discipline Water & Environmental
Contact NameLibby Horner

Job description

Role: Principal Ecologist
Location: Epsom, hybrid
Salary: Up to £49,000 per annum depending on experience
Job Type: Full-time, Permanent
Are you an experienced Ecologist? Are you looking for a new role within a company that offers flexible working and the opportunity to work on multi-sector projects? My client, a world-leader in engineering, design consultancy and construction is looking for an Ecologist to join their growing team in Epsom, to take the lead on ecological input on nationally important infrastructure projects, managing project programmes and budgets.
Your role will involve preparing builds and building client relationships, leading field surveys, planning and co-ordinating ecological mitigation works and reviewing ecological reports such as Preliminary Ecological Appraisals, Ecological Impact Assessments, and Habitat Regulations Appraisals.
You will work a 40 hour week and your time will be split between my client's office in Epsom and your home.
The ideal candidate will:
·Hold a degree in ecology, biology, zoology or closely related field (desirable but not essential);
·Membership of the Chartered Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management (CIEEM), or equivalent, and chartership (CEcol or CEnv) - my client will cover membership costs.
·Possess strong botanical knowledge, ideally with a Field Identification Skills Certificate (FISC) level 3+
·Hold a protected species license
·Have experience in carrying out habitat and protected species surveys;
·Have experience in producing ecological reports, including Preliminary Ecological Appraisal Reports and Ecological Impact Assessment Reports;
·Have a full UK Driver's License.
In return, my client offers an extensive benefits package including flexible working, Share Scheme, funded chartership, up to 10% employer pension contribution, medical and dental insurance, season ticket loan, fitness funding and more.
Apply today and if successful, I will be in touch. You can contact me at / 02394 314919.
Due to the volume of applicants, we may only be able to respond to applicants who are to be progressed to the next stage. If you do not hear from us, unfortunately it means your application hasn't been successful.