Seasonal Field Surveyors

Nicholas Pearson Associates


Paid • Full Time • Fixed Term Contract 01225 876990 Ceri Griffiths

Sectors: ecology

Closing date: Not specified, apply soon!

Nicholas Pearson Associates is an established and respected consultancy of ecologists, environmental planners and landscape architects with projects throughout the UK. Our highly regarded team of ecologists provide the full spectrum of ecological services whilst maintaining excellent professional standards together with a high degree of scientific integrity.

We are seeking to appoint Field Surveyors to help support our ecology team, based in our Bath office, during the great crested newt survey season. This will be a great opportunity to learn some practical survey skills, as well as gaining experience of working within a busy environmental consultancy. Whilst this role is primarily to assist with the great crested newt surveys, there may be an opportunity to undertake other surveys.

Applicants should be conscientious, self-motivated team players with a professional attitude. They need to be organised, have an excellent eye for detail and be capable of keeping accurate records of data collected whilst in the field. Candidates must be willing to work in the field 8 to 10 hours per day for five days a week.

Candidates should have:

  • A full UK driving licence and a willingness to travel;
  • Enthusiasm and a genuine passion for wildlife.

The following would also be desirable:

  • An honours degree in ecological science, or equivalent;
  • A GCN licence.

Applicants will need to be available to start as soon as possible, ideally being able to work from 16 April to 29 June 2018.

We will provide a competitive rate of pay (dependent on experience) on a fixed term contract and reimburse business related expenses such as travel and subsistence.

To apply for the post please send a covering letter, CV and completed application form (downloadable from our company website: preferably in digital format as a PDF by e-mail to or by post for the attention of Ceri Griffiths at Nicholas Pearson Associates, The Farm House, Church Farm Business Park, Corston, Bath. BA2 9AP.

We are an equal opportunities employer.

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