Assistant Ecologist

Aspect Ecology


Paid • Full Time • Permanent

Sectors: ecology

Closing date: Sunday, 24 September 2017

Oxfordshire based position with excellent prospects for career development

Aspect Ecology specialises in providing ecological consultancy services to a well-established base of high profile clients in both the public and private sectors. Our Oxfordshire based team has a wealth of experience and expertise advising on an extensive range of projects and sites nationwide with a focus on integrating ecological habitats and wildlife benefits within new development sites. Please see our website for more details:

Due to the success and expansion of the business, we have an excellent opportunity for a qualified graduate / post graduate / post doc to develop their career and to fulfil their potential undertaking challenging and interesting project work within a professional and friendly team environment.


  • Degree and/or post graduate qualification in a relevant discipline;
  • Strong academic ability and record;
  • A sound background in natural history and familiarity with UK flora and fauna;
  • Proven enthusiasm for conservation;
  • Commitment to a career in ecological consultancy;
  • Ability to work under pressure in a fast paced environment;
  • Exceptional teamwork and communication skills;
  • The ability to produce concise, high quality, written reports;
  • Full driving licence and own car.


  • Previous experience in ecological consultancy or a closely related field;
  • Botanical identification skills of British flora;
  • Knowledge and experience of Phase 1 and 2/NVC habitat survey methodologies;
  • Knowledge and experience of undertaking protected species surveys;
  • Knowledge of EIA, planning and wildlife legislation;
  • Understanding of Natural England licensing;
  • Protected species licences / class licences;
  • Membership of CIEEM.

A competitive salary is on offer commensurate with ability and experience.

To apply, please download and complete an application form from our website and submit it with a CV and covering letter:

Closing date: 24 September 2017

Please entitle your email “Assistant Ecologist – your name

A member of the Aspect team will contact successful candidates by email or telephone, as we are unable to reply to every applicant.

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