Senior Ecologist (SLA Liaison)

Hampshire County Council

£31,479 - £35,430 pa

Paid • Full Time • Permanent

Reference: HCC2512910

Sectors: ecology

Closing date: Wednesday, 31 May 2017

Senior Ecologist (SLA Liaison)

£31,479 - £35,430 per annum
Permanent, 37 hours per week
Department: Economy, Transport and Environment
Location: Elizabeth II Court, Winchester
Ref: HCC2512910

Hampshire County Council is looking for someone to join their highly regarded Ecology Team at a time of exciting development for the authority’s services, as the Council continues to expand its provision of in-house specialist environmental services across a varied multi-million capital programme of development and improvement schemes.

Our expansion gives an innovative and enthusiastic professional ecologist an opportunity to take a leading role in ensuring development within Hampshire meets the highest standard and contributes to conservation of biodiversity. You will take a lead in the planning functions and development schemes of the County Council and other public sector organisations whilst maintaining the work/life balance you have always wanted.

You will use specialist knowledge for investigating and finding innovative solutions for impacts and providing environmental enhancements. You should have an appropriate degree/professional qualification and relevant experience, including demonstrable expertise in survey design and programming, ecological impact assessment and mitigation strategies. A confident understanding of planning process and environmental legislation is essential.

Contact details for an informal discussion - Megan Owen, Lead Ecologist on 01962 832317

For more information and to apply for this role please visit and search using HCC2512910. Please note, paper application forms and CVs will not be accepted.

Closing Date: 31 May 2017
Interview Date: 16 June 2017

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