Consultant Ecologist

Ecus Ltd

Basingstoke, Hampshire
c.£23,000 - £28,500 pa

Paid • Full Time • Permanent

Reference: Basingstoke

Sectors: ecology, conservation & wildlife

Closing date: Tuesday, 9th April 2019  

About Us

Ecus has an exceptional opportunity for a Consultant Ecologist to join our growing South East team, based in Basingstoke.

We have been providing environmental consultancy services for over 30 years and have a reputation for technical excellence, staff development and a great working environment. Ecus is strengthening each regional office to meet the needs of that region, whilst continuing to support our core ecology and EIA services to provide a platform for sustainable growth.

The company has grown significantly in recent years with over 60 employees located across five UK offices and further exciting growth for the business planned.

The Role

We are seeking a dynamic individual with consultancy experience who is looking to progress a career within an ambitious environmental consultancy.

As a Consultant Ecologist, you will play a pivotal role in the delivery of a diverse range of ecological surveys and assessments across the region. Your duties will include:

  • Extended Phase 1 habitat surveys
  • Protected species surveys
  • Desk studies
  • Ecological Clerk of Works
  • Ecological assessments and EIA
  • Mitigation design and implementation
  • Producing high quality reports
  • Supporting the preparation of fee quotes and tenders
  • Maintaining client relationships

Desirable Skills & Experience

  • Educated to graduate level in a relevant subject
  • Experience of undertaking ecological surveys
  • PTS / ICI highly desirable
  • The ability to work away from home as / when required to undertake surveys as part of a field team (all expenses paid)
  • CSCS card holder
  • Full driving licence
  • IEEM / CIEEM membership desirable
  • Experience of bat analysis software
  • GIS experience (training can be provided)

On a personal level, we are looking for an enthusiastic and confident individual with good communication skills and the ability to fit into our friendly, lively and ambitious team. You must be prepared to work anti-social hours and away from your home office when reasonably required.

Salary & Benefits

Offering £23,000 – £28,500 (dependent on experience).

As well as our generous benefits package, we are committed to assisting the professional and personal development of our team and have been awarded Investors in People status.

Applications should be made via email including CV and covering letter.

If you would like further information regarding this opportunity or have any question feel free to contact us on:


We do not accept CVs from third parties / agencies, and any applications received will be treated as the property of Ecus Ltd. We will not be liable for any fees related to unsolicited CVs received.

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