CSA Environmental

Ashwell, Hertfordshire
£22,000 - £27,000 pa

Paid • Full Time • Permanent 01386 751100 Kate Hammond

Sectors: ecology, conservation & wildlife

Closing date: Monday, 4th March 2019  

CSA Environmental is recruiting for an Ecologist to join our busy Hertfordshire Office.

You will be joining our experienced and friendly team of ecologists, servicing projects in the east of England, working as part of our larger multidisciplinary environmental planning team based across three regional UK offices. We are looking for an ecologist with a minimum of 2 years full time consultancy experience. Your role will encompass all aspects of project work including surveys, report writing, project management and client liaison. Working alongside our team of Ecologists, Landscape Architects, Urban Designers Heritage consultants you will be given the opportunity to develop your skills and experience whilst playing a significant role in delivering our projects. Flexibility, enthusiasm and a strong work ethic are essential.

You must be able to demonstrate the following skills and experience:

  • at least 2 years full time consultancy experience
  • a first or upper second class degree in a relevant ecology/biology based subject (post-graduate qualifications desirable)
  • competence in Phase 1 Habitat surveying
  • experience of a range of protected species surveys, including some personal survey licences (Class 2 Bat Survey licence desirable)
  • a genuine passion for wildlife and commitment to conservation
  • excellent written and oral communication skills
  • strong commitment to a career in the consultancy sector
  • a full driving licence and car ownership
  • membership of CIEEM (desirable)

This is a fantastic opportunity for a bright, conscientious and highly motivated individual with a strong commitment to a career in the consultancy sector. CSA will provide a competitive salary and benefits, as well as in-house and external training tailored to your career development.

About CSA

With three offices and a number of growing teams across Ecology, Landscape Architecture, Urban Design and Heritage, we at CSA pride ourselves on taking a collaborative approach to our work. There is a company-wide ethos of promoting high standards and top quality professional advice. Achieving these goals has seen the company grow steadily, with a current staff of over 50, including 23 ecologists. The success of our teams is reflected by strong staff retention, high levels of job satisfaction and continued client and turnover growth. Moreover, CSA was a commended finalist in the CIEEM Medium-Scale Consultancy of the Year Award 2018.

To apply for the role, please send your CV and covering letter to, or to discuss the position informally, please call Tom Clemence or Alex Cole on 01462 743647.

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