Senior Ecologist - Bedfordshire - Sign on bonus

Senior Ecologist - Bedfordshire

Ref: 3714Thursday 9 May 2024

£32 - £38K DOE

Role – Senior Ecologist
Location – Bedfordshire
Salary - £32 - £38K
Sign on bonus
We are looking for a Senior Ecologist to join a multidisciplinary consultancy in Bedfordshire. They are offering the opportunity to join a friendly and committed team of professionals and a supportive working environment. They are currently operating hybrid working, with a minimum of three days in the office and the remainder potentially available, by agreement, for working from home.
  • Competitive salary
  • Training and career development
  • A safe and enjoyable working environment
  • Voluntary workplace pension
  • ‘Cyclescheme’
  • A starting allowance of 25 days annual leave (plus bank holidays)
  • Payment of professional memberships
  • Training and mentoring is provided to help progress your career
A multidisciplinary consultancy who employs Landscape Architects, Ecologists, Environmentalists, and Arboriculturists. Founded over 30 years ago they have established a reputation for their integrity and comprehensive portfolio of work and have accumulated extensive experience in all aspects of environmental design and planning throughout a wide range of sectors.
  • Preliminary Ecological Appraisals
  • EcIA`s
  • Protected species surveys
  • Participation in planning led projects.
  • Mitigation design
  • Species translocation
  • Management plans
  • Habitats Regulations Assessments
  • Biodiversity Net Gain Assessments
  • Managing and taking ownership of projects
  • Undertake EIA-level ecological reporting and assessment (EcIA) including negotiation with clients and other members of project team
  • Lead on protected species mitigation including licensing
  • Prepare fee proposals for major, and multidisciplinary projects
  • Working away from home as required
  • Working evening, night and early morning survey: 2 or 3 nights per week at peak times during the relevant survey season
  • A degree in Ecology or a closely related subject
  • Sign on bonus
  • Full membership of CIEEM
  • Hold at least hold at least 1 survey licence (e.g. bats, dormouse, GCN, crayfish)
  • Experience working on large, multi-disciplinary projects
  • Excellent botanical ID skills
  • Detailed knowledge of UK species and habitat legislation
  • Ability to work within a team and lead others
  • Good working knowledge of Office software packages (eg: Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Excellent written skills including ability to write clear assessment reports
  • Good verbal communication
  • Enthusiasm to further develop career and skills
  • Good problem-solving skills
  • Project management and budgeting skills
  • Good negotiating skills
  • Driving Licence essential and access to a car
If you are interested in hearing more about this Senior Ecologist role or any other similar opportunities, please click apply and upload your CV. Alternatively, you can contact Amanda Costello on 07501 387866.
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