Consultant / Senior / Principal Ecologists

The Environmental Dimension Partnership (EDP)

Cirencester, Shrewsbury, Cardiff

Paid • Full Time • Permanent 01285 740 427 Sarah Smith

Sectors: ecology

Closing date: Friday, 22 December 2017

EDP is a well-established, multi-disciplinary environmental consultancy specialising in ecology, landscape, archaeology and heritage, arboriculture and masterplanning. We have a small-team culture and deliver bespoke, creative solutions to our clients, in the residential, commercial, energy and renewables sectors.

Are you an experienced, self-motivated and inspirational Ecologist? If so, we want you! We are seeking ecologists across all grades to join our talented and enthusiastic 20-strong team, with the opportunity to work out of our picturesque offices based in Cirencester, Shrewsbury and Cardiff.

The ideal candidates will be positive, solution-focussed, and pragmatic, with proven consultancy experience and strong management and reporting skills necessary to deliver technical and professional project management. You will be comfortable working on small or major projects, contributing positively to their successful delivery through collaborative working, strong decision making and team work.

The successful candidate will hold relevant protected species survey licences and be a confident field ecologist, with demonstrable experience of habitat and species surveys, habitat management/clerk of works role, mitigation design and Statutory Consultee negotiation. You will also have strong reporting skills and a good understanding of the planning system and environmental legislation.

In addition to the right qualifications and experience you will be a member of CIEEM (or eligible for membership) and hold a relevant first degree and ideally a post-graduate qualification. You will also be organised and personable, with excellent written and verbal communication skills. A full, clean driving licence is essential. In return, EDP offers an attractive salary and benefits package including 30 days holiday, private healthcare and other benefits (including a great social calendar and free lunch!), and with excellent opportunities for training and career progression.

To apply, please email your CV and a covering letter to Sarah Smith (, and state ‘Ecologist’ and the grade you would like to apply for in the subject field. Please also state your office location preference should you have one. Interviews will be held at the earliest opportunity for strong candidates. Thank you.

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