Ecology Fieldworker


£17,000 pa

Paid • Full Time • Fixed Term Contract 020 7383 5784 Jennie Williamson

Reference: 2019-16

Sectors: ecology, conservation & wildlife

Closing date: Tuesday, 30th April 2019  

About the role:

LUC’s ecology team is growing; in 2019 we will provide support to a diverse portfolio of energy, transport, housing, and tourism projects, in a range of locations.

We require an Ecology Fieldworker to work full-time between April and September 2019 to support our Glasgow-based team. You will help with the design and delivery of a range of ecological surveys, including Phase 1 Habitat and protected species.

You will travel across the UK and nature of the role will require you to work anti-social hours and often work away from home.

This is an early career role and will offer an opportunity to experience the varied role of professional ecological consultancy. You will work closely with established members of the team, learning about all aspects of the ecologist role while developing important skills in field survey and data management.

Salary: £17k pa

About you:

You will be an enthusiastic graduate with a degree in a relevant environmental discipline. While protected species experience is preferred, you will receive full training, so a willingness to learn and explore professional ecology is of greater value.

You will:

  • Have a relevant undergraduate degree;
  • Have an understanding of protected species and the legislation relating to them;
  • Have a full driver’s licence;
  • Be a self-starter, capable of working alone or with minimal supervision, including in the field;
  • Be willing to work anti-social hours, particularly in support of bat surveys; and
  • Be willing to work away from home at locations across the UK.

To apply please email your CV and a covering letter quoting ref 2019-16 to Jennie Williamson, HR Assistant at:

Closing date for applications is 30 April 2019.

LUC is an equal opportunities employer.

About us:

LUC is an independent planning, impact assessment, landscape design and ecology consultancy, working across the UK and internationally.

With a track record spanning 50 years and a team of over 160 skilled professionals, we bring great depth of knowledge and experience to our work across the private and public sectors.

Whether we’re advising a commercial developer, utility company, Government agency or local authority, ours is a collaborative approach, which puts the client at the heart of the process.

We listen. We take the time to understand what drives our clients. Then we create bespoke and appropriate solutions that meet their needs and deliver the greatest value for their projects.

We pride ourselves on being at the forefront of innovative thinking, which has led to a strong reputation for successfully resolving even the most complex of issues. No matter what the project, we aim to find the most sustainable solution.

We’re also passionate about the legacy we leave and hope to make a real difference through the work we do.

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