Senior / Principal Ecologist

The Environment Partnership (TEP) Ltd

Warrington, Cheshire
Dependent on experience

Paid • Full Time • Permanent Kate Goodban

Sectors: ecology

Closing date: Thursday, 28th February 2019   7 days left

The Opportunity

We are looking for an experienced ecologist to manage a variety of ecological survey and assessment projects. You will be based in our head office in Warrington working in our award-winning ecology team. Your work will be primarily in North West England and North Wales, but there will be opportunities to work on projects around the UK. Requests to be based at one of our other offices will be considered.

This opportunity would appeal to someone with at least four years’ relevant consultancy experience with a range of survey skills and knowledge of ecology in the planning system.

Our ecologists are a close-knit team, promoting knowledge sharing and support. We have a strong focus on continual development providing informal and structured training and encouraging staff to progress through the CIEEM membership levels and obtain Chartered status.

You will work alongside colleagues from other environmental professions including landscape designers, arborists, planners, archaeologists and landscape managers. This is a permanent position offering you the opportunity to grow quickly in your ecological career.

The Role and Requirements

The successful candidate must be able to demonstrate:

  • Self-management skills, overseeing a busy and varied workload, supervising field staff and co-ordinating project work with other professionals in TEP;
  • attention to detail and accuracy, particularly in respect of quality assurance, delivery of contracts on time and within budget, and checking the quality of work produced by those you manage;
  • high levels of written and verbal communication;
  • experience of contributing to meetings with clients and design teams.

To Apply

Please send your completed application form and CV to

Closing Date

Closing date for receipt of applications is 5pm Thursday 28th February 2019.

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