Eden District Council

£30,984 - £32,798 pa

Paid • Full Time • Fixed Term Contract

Sectors: ecology

Closing date: Tuesday, 31st May 2022  


Fixed term contract to 31 March 2023
37 hours per week
Salary £30,984 to £32,798

The Council is seeking to appoint an Ecologist on a temporary contract to support the delivery and management of ecological assessment and mitigation associated to Eden District Council Service Areas.

This post will provide advice in the context of planning applications and processes and carry out Habitat Regulations Assessments. You will also provide technical advice internally and externally to the Council whilst ensuring consideration is given to the relevant National and International legislation and policies whilst incorporating opportunities for ecological / biodiversity enhancements.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and proactive person who can gather and interpret information to produce policy documents and reports. You will be able to make effective decisions, build strong working relationships and manage a mixed workload to meet deadlines and achieve set outcomes. You will hold a degree in Ecology or a related discipline and be able to demonstrate up to date practical knowledge of the EPS development licensing requirements as well as relevant experience of ecological field survey work, including protected species, habitat and vegetation surveys.

For further details of the post including the job description, person specification and an application form; visit our website. 


Email [email protected]; Telephone (01768) 212210 or apply in writing to Human Resources, Town Hall, Penrith, Cumbria, CA11 7QF.

Please note all applications must be made on the Council’s standard application form and CV’s will not be considered. No agencies please.

The closing date for applications is 10.00am on Tuesday 31st May 2022.

Interviews will be undertaken in the week commencing 13th June 2022.

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