Seasonal Ecologist

BSG Ecology

Hathersage, Derbyshire

Paid • Full Time • Temporary

Sectors: ecology

Closing date: Monday, 19th March 2018   1 day left

BSG Ecology is currently looking to recruit a seasonal Ecologist to join our Hathersage office in Derbyshire. The post is available with immediate effect until the end of September 2018.

What we offer you:

  • The opportunity to work for one of the UK’s largest and most experienced independent ecological consultancies on a range of interesting, high profile and challenging projects
  • Formal training, provided in-house and externally
  • The opportunity to work and share knowledge with a UK-wide team of over 35 ecologists
  • Mentoring and line management support to help your professional development
  • A chance to work in a friendly, enthusiastic, intelligent, supportive and dynamic team
  • A competitive salary, pension and other benefits.

A successful candidate will typically have / show:

  • Relevant professional experience preferably in ecological consultancy
  • A good BSc or an MSc in a relevant subject
  • A genuine enthusiasm for ecology and the environment in the UK – supported by evidence (such as relevant volunteering, short-term contracts and/or research projects)
  • The desire to promote high standards in ecology
  • An organised approach to work, flexibility and a high level of motivation
  • The ability to write well
  • A willingness to learn
  • The ability to fit well into our team
  • A full driving licence and use of a vehicle.

Additional desirable skills:

  • At least one protected species licence or technical specialism, preferably bats
  • A knowledge and understanding of the planning system and current wildlife legislation
  • The ability to understand, identify and resolve ecological issues
  • Ability to use GIS

We will welcome applications from ecologists who meet the requirements. Please apply by sending a CV and covering letter to by Monday 19th March.

Interviews will be held as soon as possible after the closing date.

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