Senior Ecologist

Practical Ecology Ltd

Scole, Norfolk
£28,000 - £35,000 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 and experienced Senior Ecologist 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.

Minimum of five years full time experience in an ecological consultancy setting required, as well as a Bachelor’s degree in relevant subject. You will have expertise in Phase 1 survey technique and excellent botanical ID skills, a great crested newt survey license is required and a bat licence is desirable, along with a robust understanding of other protected species survey methodologies and mitigation.

Job role

Your duties will include:

  • Phase 1 habitat surveys;
  • Full range of protected species surveys, with expertise in bat surveys;
  • Undertaking Preliminary Ecological Assessments;
  • Undertaking Ecological Impact Assessments (EcIA);
  • Bat Sound Analysis
  • Review and writing high quality reports;
  • Coordinating species mitigation schemes;
  • Managing projects;
  • Liaising with project managers and clients;
  • Supervising junior staff and coordinating projects; and
  • Promoting and growing the business.

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 South East of England. Our company ethos is simple; we provide pragmatic and practical ecological advice to our clients. We maintain high levels of professionalism whilst serving the needs of our wide client base.

Salary and benefits

Salary: £28-£35k Negotiable, competitive salary, commensurate with experience.

Benefits: Company pension scheme investing into Nest. Company fleet vehicle available.

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 2019.


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