Graduate/Ecologist

Practical Ecology Ltd

Scole, Norfolk
£17,000 - £30,000 pa

Paid • Full Time • Permanent

www.practical-ecology.co.uk info@practical-ecology.co.uk 01379 740098 Kerry Wostear

Sectors: ecology

Closing date: Friday, 22nd March 2019  


What we’re looking for

We are currently looking for an enthusiastic individual to join our friendly team based in South Norfolk. As part of a small team this individual will be given a hands-on role and will gain experience in all aspects of our projects and day to day running of a thriving consultancy.

Experience in an ecological consultancy setting preferred, along with a good grounding in Phase 1 survey technique and good botanical ID skills. A great crested newt survey license is desirable for those applying for any grade beyond graduate. A good understanding of other protected species survey methodologies is required. The successful candidate will also be familiar with the equipment and methods employed in bat activity surveys.

Bachelor’s degree in relevant subject required.

Job role

Your duties will include:

  • Phase 1 habitat & protected species surveys;
  • Undertaking Preliminary Ecological Assessments;
  • Producing high quality written reports;
  • Assisting on protected species mitigation schemes;
  • Liaising with project managers and clients; and
  • Supervising field assistants and coordinating surveys.

The vacancy is for a full time position on a permanent contract with a standard 3 months probationary period.

Who we are

Practical Ecology Ltd is a vibrant and expanding ecological consultancy based in South Norfolk, operating throughout the East of England. Our company ethos is simple; we provide pragmatic and practical ecological advice to our clients. We aim to maintain high levels of professionalism whilst serving the needs of our wide client base.

Salary and benefits

Salary: £17-30K Negotiable, competitive salary, commensurate with experience and grade.

Benefits: Company fleet vehicle. Company pension scheme investing into NEST.

For further information please contact us on 01379 740098 or to apply directly please send your CV along with a covering letter to info@practical-ecology.co.uk. Previous applicants need not respond.

Please ensure that your email is titled with the position you are applying for and your surname. CVs should be entitled with your full name.

We aim to acknowledge receipt of all applications within two days. Closing date for applications is the 22nd March.


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