Senior Ecologist - West Midlands

26000.00 - 34000.00 GBP Annual + GBP26000 - GBP34000/annum
15 Jan 2019
12 Feb 2019
Contract Type
A leading independent ecology consultancy are seeking to recruit a Senior Ecologist to work in their office in West Midlands.

The successful candidate will have:
-A minimum of two years post qualification experience, preferably within a consultancy or planning environment or with previous experience of dealing with Ecology issues on development sites
-Experience as an Ecologist or Senior Ecologist, in a similar (i.e. consultancy) role
-Experience of project co-ordination, management of budgets and an awareness of business and health and safety risk management
-Phase 1 habitat survey and protected species survey capability, ideally with an area of specialisation
-Botanical skills and interests and/or a survey licence for one or more protected species would be especially beneficial
-Capability and/or experience of producing and implementing protected species development licence applications
-Experience of Ecological Impact Assessment
-Experience of designing and implementing ecological mitigation schemes
-Demonstrate exceptional written communications skills and have experience in writing technical reports and proposals
-Experience of procuring and working with ecology sub-contractors would be an advantage

The successful candidate must be prepared to be flexible over travel and hours, especially during the spring/summer survey season when it is a requirement to be available to work in the evenings and early mornings