Consultant Ecologists

Bakerwell Ltd

Sussex or Kent
£24,000 - £30,000 pa

Paid • Full Time • Permanent

Sectors: ecology

Closing date: Monday, 15th July 2024  

Bakerwell Ltd is recruiting for experienced Consultant Ecologists with knowledge of BNG/QGIS to join a growing ecology team in a full time, permanent position.

This permanent position will be based from our Sussex or Kent office.

As a Consultant Ecologist at Bakerwell you can expect to get involved with delivery of all elements of field surveys, assessment, tender, report writing and project management.

Key Responsibilities

  • Protected species and botanical surveys.
  • Design of habitat restoration / creation on schemes.
  • Habitat assessment, mapping and metric use for delivering Biodiversity Net Gain.
  • Providing technical leadership on projects.
  • Managing all stages of Ecological Impact Assessments from planning to delivery and monitoring.
  • Supported communication with our clients, providing sound ecological advice at all project stages.
  • Protected species mitigation license applications and supervision.
  • Providing guidance for junior / trainee ecologists.

Who we’re looking for

  • At least 3 years experience at ecologist level in the industry.
  • Graduate / Post-graduate degree in related topic.
  • Full UK Driving Licence, access to your own vehicle and be in a commutable distance from either our Kent or Sussex office.
  • Membership with CIEEM.
  • Hold one or more protected species license/s.
  • Experience in a range of field surveys, producing ecological reports and plans using QGIS.
  • Experience in UK Habs and the Defra Biodiversity Net Gain metric.
  • Experience preparing protected species mitigation licence applications..
  • Experience of managing projects, site supervision and liaising effectively with junior staff, clients, subcontractors and site staff.

Salary And Benefits

  • £24,000 - £30,000 per annum, dependent on skills and experience.
  • You will get to work in a small, friendly, supportive team with frequent team building days and birthdays off.
  • Hybrid homebased working availability.
  • Training and mentoring to enhance your skillset.
  • Opportunity for growth within the company.
  • TOIL scheme for hours worked over those contracted.
  • CIEEM membership and protected species license applications / renewals fees paid.
  • Private healthcare benefits.

If you are interested in this role, please get in touch with any questions or send a copy of your CV to [email protected].