Our client has a vacancy for an experienced Ecologist for their busy Yorkshire offices to support their ecology and environment teams. You will be expected to contribute towards ecological survey and associated reporting at a variety of sites and locations across the UK, particularly in the flood risk management and rail sectors. You will also be responsible for mentoring junior staff members and inputting to bids/tenders and business development tasks. The post will involve demonstration of a high level of ecological knowledge in development of mitigation and survey strategies.
The role is in support of our existing senior ecological staff and the ideal candidate will be required to:
Qualifications and experience
Key competencies required for the role:
The right candidate will:
Who we are looking for:
The ideal candidate will have a first degree (or equivalent) in ecology or a related discipline and full membership of CIEEM, or similar professional body. Previous experience of work in an ecological/environmental consultancy is essential.
They will be competent in a range of ecological survey techniques and will hold at least one European Protected Species survey licence. Applicants will also have experience of habitat and species mitigation, ideally having held European Protected Species licenses in relation to implementation of a mitigation strategy.
Ideally, they will be both technically knowledgeable to a level sufficient to meet the above requirements and also be able to demonstrate fluency and consistency in verbal and written English, in both technical and plain English writing styles, and have excellent interpersonal skills. They will also be able to demonstrate a good ecological skillset and have undertaken extensive ecological survey work.
Computer literacy, especially with a thorough competence in Microsoft Office is also essential (ideally with experience of QGIS or another GIS package).
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.
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