Assistant Ecological Consultant x2

Lockhart Garratt Ltd

Chipping Norton (Oxfordshire) / Corby (Northamptonshire)
£19,000 - £21,000 pa

Paid • Full Time • Permanent 01536 463 223 James Hildreth

Sectors: ecology

Closing date: Not specified, apply soon!

Lockhart Garratt is a leading independent consultancy which specialises in providing effective solutions across a broad range of environmental issues. Our broad scope of skills and technical expertise allows us to work with developers, architects, landowners, planning consultants, NGOs and local authorities, all of which ensures that our working environment is varied and interesting. As part of our continued growth we require two Assistant Ecological Consultants to work in our growing ecology teams in Corby (Northamptonshire) and Chipping Norton (Oxfordshire). The roles will encompass:

  • Assisting the ecology team with the delivery of key projects and provision of high quality ecological services;
  • Completion of habitat and protected species surveys;
  • Preparation of ecology reports to meet the requirements of clients;
  • Production of fee quotes for new work with associated client liaison;
  • Negotiating with statutory agencies, NGOs and other stakeholders on behalf of clients;
  • Assistance in wider company projects as required; and
  • Operating at all times in accordance with the CIEEM Professional Code of Conduct.

The successful candidates will demonstrate a flexible and enthusiastic approach to the work that they are interested in, and that motivates them to want to make a difference. They should have successfully completed a degree in ecology or related discipline, have at least 1 year of professional consultancy experience, be able to work on their own and within a team and hold a Natural England great crested newt (GCN) survey licence. A strong level of technical understanding and experience with bats (survey and mitigation), further protected species licences, a higher degree and additional consultancy or relevant experience would be desirable additional to the basic requirements.

We offer a basic salary of £19-21k plus an excellent benefits package of pension, training and outdoor equipment allowance plus flexible working opportunities.

If you are interested in applying for either of these positions please send your CV with covering letter to James Hildreth either by email or by post:

Lockhart Garratt Ltd, 8 Melbourne House, Corbygate Business Park, Weldon, Northamptonshire, NN17 5JG.

Closing date for CV’s is 31st January 2017.

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