Atmos Consulting


Paid • Full Time • Permanent

Sectors: ecology

Closing date: Not specified, apply soon!

About this Job:

To support our growing portfolio of clients across the Highlands and Islands, we are seeking to appoint an Ecologist to join our team in Inverness on a full-time permanent basis (we will also consider applicants that may prefer a seasonal post).

This role would ideally suit an established ecologist with 1-3 years’ experience, preferably in a consultancy practice, who is seeking to develop their career and wants to work in some of the most spectacular and remotest parts of Scotland studying some of our rarest species.

The Position:

Supported by senior colleagues, this role will play a key part in the delivery of the ecological services across of a range of development projects including Infrastructure, Renewable Energy and Property Development.

Key Responsibilities will include:

  • Planning and managing ecological surveys using various survey methods;
  • Scoping and Project Management of a range of projects from small to large scale;
  • Technical reporting, tendering and peer review;
  • Mentoring of junior members of the Atmos ecology team;
  • Operating at all times in accordance with the CIEEM Professional Code of Conduct;
  • Continue to develop professionally and to make a positive contribution to the overall performance of the Company.

The Person:

A BSc or MSc in Ecology or a related subject, along with a passion for ecology, full UK driving licence, reliability and an enthusiasm to deliver high standards are perquisites of the post.

Ideally, the successful candidate will be able to demonstrate:

  • A high standard of survey capability, both factual and interpretative reporting output, adhering to deadlines and working in a safe, accurate, timely and effective manner;
  • Experience as an ECoW;
  • Proven project experience with specialism in ornithology and habitats (preferably to NVC level);
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Protected species licences, along with holding CSCS card and membership of CIEEM would be an advantage.

In return we offer a competitive salary along with family-friendly, flexible working approaches with a culture that promotes and encourages collaborative teamwork and innovation.

How to Apply

To apply please send your CV email to For an informal chat about this role please contact Dr Greg Fullarton on 07867 455113 or Peter Nairne on 07827 946094.

Strictly No Agencies please.

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