Seasonal Ecologists

The Environmental Dimension Partnership (EDP)

Cirencester and Shrewsbury

Paid • Full Time • Fixed Term Contract

www.edp-uk.co.uk veronicag@edp-uk.co.uk 01285 740427 Veronica Goddard

Sectors: ecology

Closing date: Not specified, apply soon!


We are looking for enthusiastic and motivated Seasonal Ecologists to assist the EDP Ecology Team over the 2018 Ecology Survey Season, with positions available in our Cirencester and Shrewsbury offices, for between 6-8 months. This is an excellent opportunity for you to learn and further develop your ecology survey and consultancy skills, working with our talented, 20-strong Ecology Team.

Your primary role will be to assist the wider EDP Ecology Team in undertaking habitat and protected species surveys, providing Clerk of Works support, and assisting with data input, analysis, research and report writing. During this time you will be supervised and supported by a strong team of ecology experts, enabling you to gain valuable training and experience of survey methodologies, mitigation and best practice techniques required by the professional consultancy industry.

Your role will involve you travelling to various sites across the country; as such, a full, clean driving licence is essential, with access to your own car for business use desirable. You will have a relevant first degree and a good understanding of ecology and wildlife legislation, and be proficient in MS Office. Great crested newt and/or bat survey experience/licence holders are highly desirable.

In addition you will be organised, personable, be able to work effectively on your own and as part of a team and have good written and verbal communication skills. In return, EDP offers an attractive salary and benefits package, with excellent on-the-job training and support for future career progression.

To apply, please email your CV and a covering letter to Veronica Goddard (veronicag@edp-uk.co.uk) stating ‘Seasonal Ecologist’ in the subject field. Please also state your office preference should you have one. Interviews will be held at the earliest opportunity for strong candidates.


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