Ecology Services Ltd

Preston, Lancashire
£23,000 - £28,000 dependent upon experience

Paid • Full Time • Permanent Lyn Eccles-Sargeant

Sectors: ecology

Closing date: Not specified, apply soon!

Ecology Services Ltd are seeking an experienced Ecologist to join our ecology team. Established in 2003, we are a busy, broad-based, highly experienced, professional consultancy. We work in numerous sectors for a wide range of clients and our projects are interesting and varied.

Essential criteria:

  • Proven track record of working within an ecological consultancy, ideally a minimum of 3 years.
  • Strong project management skills
  • Understanding of UK planning policy and wildlife legislation
  • Competent in carrying out Preliminary Ecological Appraisals - Extended Phase 1 habitat surveys
  • Strong fieldwork and report writing skills
  • Excellent communication, team working and organisational skills
  • Degree qualification in a relevant subject
  • Membership of CIEEM (Eligible for) or other relevant body
  • Full driving licence

Higher end salary criteria:

  • Expertise in at least one species/group - ornithology and bats are of particular interest
  • One or more Natural England species survey licences, ideally bats
  • Track record of completing and obtaining EPSM licences
  • Strong botanical identification skills
  • Excellent report writing skills and ability to edit colleagues reports and provide feedback

Working within our business, you will be supported by our friendly team of highly trained ecologists. You will be provided with excellent training opportunities, both in-house and externally and will receive annual appraisals to aid career progression. We are committed to ensuring a good work life balance.

If you feel that you have the right experience and qualities to join our ecology team, please e-mail your CV, salary expectations and a covering letter explaining why you feel you are a suitable candidate for this role to:

Lyn Eccles-Sargeant

Managing Director

Ecology Services Ltd


Agency enquires will not be considered.

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