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Senior / Principal Ecologists - 6 month contract

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Senior / Principal Ecologists - 6 month contract

  • Location:


  • Sector:

    Water & Environmental

  • Job type:

    Contract - Full Time

  • Salary:

    £22 - 37 per hour

  • Contact:

    Oliver Meleder

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    02393 876 060

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

  • Expiry date:


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Role: Senior / Principal Ecologist
Locations: Midlands & Yorkshire regions available
Pay: Contract position £27-£40 per hour depending on experience
Our client is looking to add multiple experienced Ecologists at a Senior to Principal level to their Environmental team.  They can be accommodated from one of 10 regional offices in England and Scotland which includes all of the below regions.  
Midlands / Yorkshire locations available.
As an Ecologist, you will join the established team of environmental specialists.  Project work will be varied in scope and scale ranging across a number of infrastructure based industry sectors.
The role will include the provision of ecological survey and reporting, design and delivery of ecological mitigation, provision of ecological advice.  As a result you will operate in both a site and office based capacity .
Key tasks for the role are:
- Undertaking environmental surveys and producing high quality reports including habitat and species surveys
- Undertaking ecological mitigation
- Liaising with ecological regulators and planning authorities
- Client liaison
- Delivering technical work on complex projects
Job requirements:
- Degree in a relevant subject
- Full CIEEM Membership or be eligible for membership
- Accomplished and broad background in ecological survey and assessment
- Hold at least one license EG - GCN, bat, badger or similar  
- Proven experience of undertaking Preliminary Ecological Appraisals and producing high quality Ecological Impact Assessments and other technical reports
- Knowledge and experience of working in an advisory capacity on largescale construction projects
- Strong knowledge of relevant UK and European legislation, policy and guidance
- Good understanding of Habitats Regulations Assessment
- Experience of project co-ordination, budget management and Health and Safety risk management
- A full driving licence
Additional useful requirements - None essential
- CSCS card holder
- Hold multiple Natural England protected species licences
Please apply to the role using a copy of your CV and contact Oliver Meleder on 02393 876060 for further details or to discuss.