Consultant/Senior Level Ecologist

ACD Environmental Ltd

Eastleigh, Hampshire

Paid • Full or Part Time • Permanent +441666825646 Paula Fox

Sectors: ecology

Closing date: Friday, 8th February 2019  

Consultant/Senior level Ecologist – Eastleigh, Hampshire

A fantastic opportunity to join a multi-disciplinary, forward-thinking environmental consultancy specialising in the Planning Industry. We work for a range of clients including house builders, developers, planners, architects, local planning authorities and private clients.

Positions are available in our Eastleigh and Godalming offices. The role would involve managing projects, carrying out protected species surveys, writing reports (including PEA and EcIA), and providing support to graduate ecologists.

The candidate should have:

  • Excellent communication and organisation skills
  • Good knowledge of the planning industry (particularly housing)
  • Strong report writing skills (PEA, EcIA, etc)
  • Be confident providing advice to clients and contractors.
  • Good knowledge of protected species ecology and legislation
  • Hold at least 2 protected species licences
  • Have experience writing EPS mitigation licences (ideally Named Ecologist or Accredited Agent).
  • Currently be at Senior level, or Consultant level, but looking for a role in which they will be supported in developing their career.
  • Have a natural aptitude for problem-solving and finding pragmatic solutions.

We have a dynamic team of motivated, talented ecologists, with a wide range of skills. We offer a structured and dynamic working environment, with opportunities to learn and develop your career.

We encourage CPD, which includes personal mentoring for EPS licences, in-house ecology training, and formal training opportunities, both ecological and professional skills.

If you think you are the right person to join ACD Environmental, please send a covering email and CV to Ecology Director Daniel Wood at

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