Ecologist

Bakerwell Limited

Sussex or Kent
Competitive

Paid • Full Time • Permanent

bakerwell.co.uk [email protected] 01273 030924 Fiona Baker

Sectors: ecology

Closing date: Monday, 24th May 2021  


Bakerwell Limited are looking for an ecologist with at least two years experience to join our Kent or Sussex office. The ideal candidate will have a graduate/post graduate degree in a related topic, be a member of CIEEM, hold 1 or more protected species licence/s, be experienced in a range of field surveys, the production of professional reports and plans using QGIS, have experience of putting together EPSML applications. Applicants should also have their own vehicle.

To apply contact [email protected] for more information on the role.

The successful candidate will:

Be passionate about ecology and conservation, be enthusiastic, creative, literate, self-motivated, conscientious and reliable, be confident working independently and be an inspiring member of our team.

Responsibilities:

  • Delivering high quality ecological outcomes and customer satisfaction.
  • Design and carry out ecological surveys
  • Produce reports and protected species licence applications.
  • Produce survey mitigation and management plans.
  • Work in collaboration with the team.
  • Liaise with organisations, site contractors and sub-contractors.

Skills & Qualifications

Essential

  • A degree in ecology or a related subject.
  • Protected species licence/s
  • Good plant identification skills
  • At least two years experience within a consultancy environment.
  • Experience in a range of habitat and field surveys, analysing and interpreting data and writing professional level reports.
  • A good understanding of the planning process and of appropriate mitigation strategies.
  • Applicants should have membership of CIEEM.
  • Good level of fitness appropriate to a range of outdoor surveys in any weather.
  • Proven success of working in a team environment.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Proven evidence of communication at a variety of levels.
  • Ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines.
  • Ability to work on multiple projects.
  • Applicants will need to hold a UK driving licence, have their own vehicle and be prepared to travel to different sites.
  • Be available to work ecology survey hours.

Desirable

  • A post graduate qualification in relevant subject area.
  • Higher level reporting and EPSML application preparation.
  • CIEEM associate membership or higher.
  • Valid CSCS card.
  • QGIS skills.
  • High level of plant identification skills evidenced by course certificates or other means.

What we offer

  • The chance to work and develop your career with a growing company.
  • Salary is competitive and negotiable depending on experience and qualifications.
  • 29 (including bank holidays and your birthday) days annual leave.
  • All employees are invited to join our pension and healthcare scheme.
  • Working week of 37.5 hrs with TOIL for out of hours surveys.
  • Friendly working environment.
  • Tailored training and mentoring career development program.

About us

Bakerwell Limited aim to be the consultancy of choice for our clients in the South, recognised for our commitment to providing a clearly communicated, bespoke and innovative approach. Bakerwell are a growing company, building a team of staff that are engaged and passionate about the work they do and the clients they work with. We strive to be an exemplar ecological consultancy and have a diverse project portfolio resulting in high quality, biodiverse urban environments. 

We undertake a wide range of ecological surveys across the South and occasionally further afield. We are a passionate, fun and flexible team with a strong work ethic. Our team currently work between two office bases in Kent and Sussex and meet regularly for training or collaborative work on larger projects.

Applications

Please send a CV, detailing relevant skills and experience and a cover letter to [email protected] by 24th May 2021.