Bat Licenced Ecologist - Wiltshire

Bat Ecologist - Wiltshire

Ref: 3687Wednesday 17 April 2024

£32 - £40K

Role – Level 2 Bat Licenced Ecologist
Location – Wiltshire
Salary – £32 - £40K DOE
We are working with an award-winning multidisciplinary consultancy who due to an increase in work have a great opportunity for an experienced Level 2 Bat Licenced Ecologist. They are a diverse, growing team of motivated, highly skilled professionals with a substantial depth of experience across different environmental and social disciplines.
  • Management and delivery of projects/ tasks with a focus on bats, across a range of sectors and within focused and multidisciplinary projects
  • Undertaking field surveys including Preliminary Roost Assessment / Daytime Bat Walkover surveys for bats, Ground Level Tree Assessments and activity surveys
  • Overview and co-ordination of bat survey equipment
  • Production of high quality, robust written documents, including bat survey reports, PEAs, bat aspects of EcIA/ES, HRAs and EPS Licence applications (with support where necessary).
  • Robust bat data analysis / interpretation skills including statistical analysis
  • Acting as day-to-day client interface
  • Co-ordination of specialist sub-consultants as required
  • Writing quotes/ tender proposals for relevant projects across a range of sectors
  • Mentoring junior staff members as required
  • A relevant degree
  • Membership of CIEEM.
  • At least 3 years relevant consultancy experience with strong working knowledge of relevant legislation, policy and best practice
  • Natural England Level 2 Class licence for bats and experience of working under at least 2 bat EPS licences (as an accredited agent or as second ecologist)
  • Preparation of EPS licence applications
  • Knowledge of, and proven ability in, the ecology and identification of all UK bat species
  • Working knowledge of the most up-to-date bat guidelines and survey techniques
  • Good competency in the use, management, deployment of range of bat survey equipment
  • Confident at independently conducting all types of bat surveys associated with a Level 2 Class licence
  • Strong experience in the preparation of bat reports
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Positive outlook and enthusiastic individual
  • Generous salary and benefits package
  • The opportunity to work on a wide range of interesting projects
  • The opportunity to develop your skills and experience in a supportive environment
  • Flexible Working Policy
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Employee Health Cash Plan and Private Health Insurance
  • Generous holiday allowance
  • Annual training allowance per year
  • Company sick pay scheme
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Flexible working and a balanced approach to working hours
  • Payment of annual CIEEM membership and support to upgrade membership when appropriate
  • Access to company and/or hire vehicles, plus payment of business mileage
  • Company laptop and iPhone
If you are interested in hearing more about this Bat Licensed Ecologist role or any other similar opportunities, please click apply, upload your CV and Amanda Costello will contact you. Alternatively, you can contact Amanda on 07510919594.
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