Senior or Principal Ecologist

Direct Ecology Ltd

£25,000 - £32,000 pa

Paid • Full Time • Permanent Beccy Osborn

Sectors: ecology

Closing date: Friday, 22 September 2017

We are looking for an experienced senior or principal ecologist to join our team. This is an opportunity to become a key part of our established ecological team. Direct Ecology Ltd is an established ecological consultancy based in Dunblane, Scotland. We provide ecological services to a wide client base and undertake work throughout Scotland on a wide range of projects including some large high profile projects.

You must be an excellent all-round field ecologist, be competent with Phase 1 habitat survey and ideally have a specialism and/or protected species licence(s) and experience of BREEAM. You must have a good knowledge of current wildlife legislation, the planning system and EcIA. You must have excellent report writing and editing skills and have proven experience of project management, client liaison and ideally staff management. You must have a minimum of three to five years experience working in a similar field in the UK.

A willingness to work some unsocial hours and a full driving licence are essential. We provide a competitive salary commensurate with ability and experience, company pension, toil system, access to appropriate training and flexible working hours. You must share our passion for ecology and the environment, be self-motivated and reliable, and be confident working independently and also happy to work within a team. The candidate must be a member of CIEEM or eligible to apply. You must have a relevant degree and an MSc qualification would also be of benefit.

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