Senior Ecologist

Posted 02 November 2023
Salary £30k - 35k per year
Job type Permanent - Full Time
Discipline Highways, Transport & Infrastructure
Contact NameEve Armstrong

Job description

Senior Ecologist
Our client is looking for a Senior Ecologist to join their expanding team in Glasgow.
The successful candidate will have the chance to join a successful multidisciplinary consultancy, delivering solutions to challenging problems in the Mining and Minerals, Infrastructure and Energy, and Property and Development sectors.
Responsibilities of the role:
·Confidently deliver pragmatic, accurate advice on a range of ecology topics to clients;
·Undertake Ecological surveys, including Preliminary Ecological Appraisals (Phase 1 Habitat Survey/ UKHab) and Protected Species Surveys, independently in line with appropriate guidance;
·Independently produce a variety of ecological reports including PEA, EcIA, protected species reports, biodiversity metric calculations, HRA screening assessments, management plans and method statements to a high standard and in line with best practice guidance;
·Obtain Natural England Mitigation Licences and be able to undertake and implement appropriate mitigation;
·Be an active member of the Ecology team, working collaboratively with the wider team and acting as a mentor for junior staff members;
·Undertake management responsibilities in line with company and team structure;
·Be an associate member, or higher, of CIEEM.
Requirements of the role:
·A minimum qualification of a BSc (Hons) in a natural science;
·A protected species survey licence for at least one species;
·A full driving licence and their own car available at all times for business use;
·An adaptable and flexible approach to work, to meet demands at peak times.
·Membership of the Firm's Group Personal Pension Plan, with Employer's contribution of up to 5%.
·Payment of a relevant professional subscription.
·24 days annual leave per year.
·Membership to the Firm's Private Health Care Scheme.
·Inclusion in the Firm's Critical Illness Cover Policy.
·Inclusion in the Firm's Life Assurance Policy, insuring you 3 times your annual salary.
·Mobile Phone with inclusive tariff including personal usage.
·Flexi-Time Working Schedule.
·Long service awards.
·Cycle to Work Scheme.
·Travel Loans.
·Recruitment Bounty Scheme.
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. By applying for this position, you are agreeing for Carrington West to hold and process your personal data in accordance with our Data Protection Policy. Your data will be shared with third party clients specifically relevant to any roles you have applied for. If at any stage, you wish to withdraw your consent please contact us.