Ecologist/Senior Ecologist

Tim Moya Associates

Harlow, Essex
£25,000 - £37,000 dependent on experience

Paid • Full Time • Permanent Simon Thomas

Sectors: ecology

Closing date: Not specified, apply soon!

TMA are seeking a Consultant or Senior Ecologist to join our small but well-regarded, friendly and ambitious ecology team. We're based in a lovely barn conversion in rural surroundings near Harlow. TMA has been awarded the Gold Standard by Investors in People, recognising the importance we place on supporting and developing our staff. We're also known for technical innovation and have developed our own ecology survey software to make surveying and reporting quicker and more effective (don't worry, it's easy to use and you'll receive full training).

We are looking for an experienced ecologist capable of undertaking and managing a variety of field surveys and mitigation, report writing and communicating effectively to clients. The successful candidate will enjoy a variety of site and office work. The majority of our work is in the London and Essex area, with some projects further afield.

Our typical ecology work includes Phase 1 Habitat Assessments, Protected Species Surveys, Protected Species Mitigation Schemes, Ecological Enhancement Schemes and a wide range of other ecological consultancy work.


  • Degree in a relevant subject
  • Minimum 2-3 years’ experience in ecological consultancy
  • Strong skills in Phase 1 Habitat Assessment and Protected Species Surveys
  • Highly desirable: Bat Survey Licence (Level 2)
  • Good knowledge of British flora and fauna
  • Good understanding of wildlife legislation and the planning system
  • Excellent report writing skills with attention to detail
  • Experience of successfully applying for and implementing European Protected Species Mitigation Licences would be particularly desirable
  • Full driving licence


  • Working for a company holding Investors in People Gold Standard
  • Working with a diverse, knowledgeable, and friendly team who will support and guide you
  • 25 days holiday (plus bank holidays and Christmas shut down)
  • 15 days extra TOIL for ecologists
  • Contributions to a government NEST pension
  • Varied work supported by state-of-the-art technical software
  • The office is in a rural environment and is modern and well equipped
  • CPD – we encourage personal development and continued learning
  • Good motorway access and mileage allowance

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