Seasonal Ecologist x2

The Landscape Partnership

Bedford or Woodbridge, Suffolk
£16,000 - £20,000 pa

Paid • Full or Part Time • Fixed Term Contract 01394 380509 Nick Sibbett

Sectors: ecology

Closing date: Friday, 28th February 2020   6 days left

We are seeking two Seasonal Ecologists, one to be based in our Bedford office and one in our Woodbridge office. Work undertaken will typically include:

  • extended Phase 1 habitat survey and some assessment;
  • protected species survey and assessment;
  • reptile and newt translocation; and
  • working on site with contractors.

It will be of benefit to your application if you have all or most of the following:

  • graduate or qualifying membership of CIEEM;
  • a degree in a relevant discipline;
  • one or more protected species survey licences, e.g. great crested newts or bats;
  • experience and ability to carry out Phase 1 habitat surveys with reasonable botanical skills (e.g. FISC Level 2 or above); and
  • experience and ability to survey the commoner protected species such as reptiles and badgers

A driving licence and the availability of a car to travel to project sites is essential.

Applicants should be self-motivated, flexible, organised, good at working both independently and as part of a team, and be able to deliver work to a high standard. We expect you to be able to work to reasonable deadlines, prioritise workloads and have good written skills. Good verbal communication skills, a flexible approach to work and taking proportionate responsibility are important.

The position is full time only within the period from Easter to end September 2020. If you would prefer a different working arrangement, please state your preference in your application. We would consider part-time or flexible working.

Please send a covering letter and CV, together with details of your current salary/salary expectations and examples of ecological reports that you have contributed to, by email to or phone Nick Sibbett on 01394 380 509 if you would like an informal chat about the position.

We offer:

  • A competitive salary.
  • Training and career development.
  • Mileage at 45p per mile for work-related travel.
  • A safe and enjoyable working environment

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