Consultant Ecologist

  • Job Reference: 1236615580-2
  • Date Posted: 12 February 2024
  • Recruiter: Penguin Recruitment Ltd
  • Location: Gloucester, Gloucestershire
  • Salary: £25,000 to £30,000
  • Sector: GIS Data Capture, GIS Developer, GIS Manager, GIS Project Manager, GIS Support, GIS Technician, GIS Web Developer
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Job Title: Consultant Ecologist

Location: Gloucester

Salary: £25,000 - £30,000

Are you a Consultant Ecologist looking for a new challenge? We are working with a specialist environmental assessment practice who are looking for a Consultant Ecologist to join the team in Gloucester.

Our client is an established and award-winning consultancy that works with a range of public and private sector clients across the UK. They provide high-quality assessments, advice and guidance on a variety of environmental issues, such as strategic environmental assessment, green infrastructure planning, habitats regulations assessment, landscape assessment, landscape ecology and expert witness.

As a Consultant Ecologist, you will:

  • Conduct UK habitat and protected species surveys
  • Produce ecological reports, including Preliminary Ecological Appraisal Reports, Ecological Impact Assessment Reports and Biodiversity Net Gain Reports
  • Liaise with statutory and non-statutory bodies, such as Natural England, local authorities and wildlife trusts
  • Manage your own projects

To be eligible for this position, you will need:

  • A degree in ecology, biology, zoology or a related field
  • At least two years of relevant experience in ecological consultancy
  • Full membership of CIEEM or working towards it
  • A thorough knowledge of UK and EU wildlife legislation, planning policies, licensing requirements and best practice survey techniques
  • Experience of undertaking protected species surveys and holding relevant licences
  • Experience of using GIS software, such as QGIS or ArcGIS
  • Excellent communication, report writing and project management skills
  • A full valid UK/EEC driving licence and access to a vehicle

As a Consultant Ecologist, you will recieve:

  • Salary of £25,000 - £30,000 based on your experience
  • A positive and supportive work environment
  • A range of benefits, such as flexible working, pension scheme, health insurance and more
  • Opportunities for training and career progression

Interested in this or other roles in ecology consultancy? Please contact Lloyd Key via or call . We have many more vacancies available on our website.

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This is a permanent role.

Penguin Recruitment is operating as a Recruitment Agency in respect to this position.