Ecologist / Senior Ecologist (Terrestrial)

Affric Limited

Inverness with hybrid working
£25,000 - £40,000 pa dependent on experience

Paid • Full Time • Permanent

Sectors: ecology

Closing date: Not specified, apply soon!

Affric Limited, is a successful and ambitious business based near Inverness, Scotland. Affric provide professional environmental consultancy services, from feasibility to decommissioning to a range of sectors. Affric has a small, focused team which provides a friendly supportive working environment.

The role

The role will be based primarily in the energy and infrastructure sectors providing ecology input as part of multidisciplinary teams to deliver projects from initial feasibility through planning, procurement, construction, operation and in some instances, to decommissioning. The ideal candidate will have strong knowledge of Scottish terrestrial ecology and an understanding of the construction sector. They will be responsible for delivering tasks safely and timely to the required standards. Given the dynamic nature of our client’s operations, flexible working will be necessary, but this can be arranged to the benefit of the candidate, client and business alike.

The starting position (Ecologist/Senior Ecologist) and salary will be commensurate with the successful candidate’s previous experience. Future progression is not limited and will be determined by performance. Relevant training opportunities to provide personal and professional development are available and encouraged.

The role will include, but is not limited to:

  • Specifying ecological surveys;
  • Carrying out ecological surveys (aligned to candidate’s specialism);
  • Authoring reports;
  • Proposing mitigation plans;
  • Applying for protected species licences;
  • Inputting to HRA Pre-screening reports;
  • Inputting to EIA chapters; and
  • Providing Specialist Support to our ECoW's.

The successful candidate will ideally be based in the Affric Office near Inverness based on a hybrid working model but will be expected to travel to meet client’s needs; this may include working away for a few days or more at a time.

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