Hampshire Biodiversity Information Centre (HBIC)

£25,833 - £28,791 pa

Paid • Full Time • Temporary

Reference: HBIC HCC31713

Sectors: ecology

Closing date: Sunday, 14th June 2020  


Salary: £25,833 - £28,791 per annum
Work Location: Elizabeth II Court, Winchester
Hours per week: 37
Type of contract: Temporary up to 1 year (Maternity Cover)

The Hampshire Biodiversity Information Centre (HBIC) is part of a large, integrated, multi-disciplinary team offering a range of specialist environmental services to the County Council and other public authorities. HBIC brings together information on Hampshire’s natural environment and works with a wide range of partner organisations involved in the supply and use of biodiversity data.

Reporting to the HBIC Data Manager, a highly motivated and organised individual is required for the collation, management, verification and provision of biodiversity data, the screening of planning applications and liaison with local recorders and species recording groups We are looking for someone with a strong work ethic, flexible attitude, and the ability to confidently engage with a wide range of contacts at all levels.

Applicants should have an appropriate degree or professional qualification; relevant post graduate experience; a good understanding and keen interest of ecology, habitats, species and nature conservation practice; and strong IT skills including experience in biodiversity data handling, GIS and Access databases. Knowledge and experience of using MapMate, Recorder and Living Record are all highly desirable.

We offer a range of family-friendly policies including flexible working and a generous annual leave entitlement.

Please note the role will include occasional weekend and evening events.

Contact details for an informal discussion:

Wolfgang Ritter, HBIC Data manager on 01962 832324 or

For further information and to apply please visit click here and search under Ecologist HBIC HCC31713

Interview Date: W/C 29 June 2020

Closing Date: 14 June 2020

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