Field Scientist


Competitive salary plus benefits

Paid • Full Time • Fixed Term Contract

Sectors: water & hydrology, ecology

Closing date: Wednesday, 1st June 2022  


Our people are the difference!

Who they are, what they do and how they do it is why we’re the award-winning, industry-leading, thriving boldly global environmental consultancy we are today. We’re APEM Ltd and we’re expanding.

As a people-first business we’re accountable for our aspirations, actions, and what we get because of them. We believe inspiration and insight come from everywhere, so no matter history or choices in life, we will empower you to be your best, so we can be our best, together.

If you’re driven, ready to guide governments, shape private client projects across the planet and improve the natural world, then we want the whole you.

The WOW factor

When home became work, we learned that flexibility, understanding and balance allowed us all to move forward and grow together.

So no matter where you’re based, the hours you keep, or the toddlers you have to entertain, we’re committed to our ways of working (WOW) with each other so we can continue to be our best.

About the role

The Field Surveys team specialises in aquatic ecological and hydro morphological survey work throughout the UK with sampling and monitoring of lakes, ponds, canals, rivers, estuary, coastal and marine environments.

The successful applicant in this role will support senior team members to ensure that all field work is completed within the required timescales, as well as reporting any issues to senior field staff and project managers. The main responsibilities for this role will involve undertaking field work, maintain and calibrate field equipment as well as carrying out data entry tasks. The successful applicant will also be expected to demonstrate good working practice in collaboration with the wider APEM team and support field data collection for assigned project work. 

This role is being advertised on the basis of a six month contract.

About you

You will have at least one year's experience in a similar role and be able to demonstrate experience in data collection. It is imperative that you have excellent communication skills and be able to show technical capability for the role.

Skills and Experience - Essential

  • Degree educated in a relevant discipline
  • Excellent data handling skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Willingness to work away from home (where required)
  • Technically competent and proficient in discussing subjects within your knowledge area
  • Ability to swim

We recognise that everyone’s story is different. 

The opportunities, experiences and challenges faced in life shape who we are today and we understand that these are the things that make us individual and unique. Embracing our differences means we’re able to approach what we do from every dimension. Inspiration and insight can come from anywhere, and no matter your history or choices in life, we empower our people to be their best, so we can be our best, together. 

We welcome the whole you.

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