Posted on Sep 1, 2020 by Mattinson Partnership
Job Ref: 20107
Job Title: Field Ecologist
Location: North Leicestershire
An opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic and motivated Field Ecologist to join the UK's largest ecological contracting organisation. If you have a protected species license (essential) and are educated to degree level in an environmental related discipline with good ecological survey experience, then we'd like to hear from you.
This role would suit a proactive Assistant or Graduate Ecologist with EPS licence looking to progress their career in ecology.
Role & Company:
As a Field Ecologist, you will assist in carrying out ecological surveys, including extended Phase 1 Habitat surveys. The majority of your work will focus on assisting with site-based surveys, therefore the ability to work ecology survey hours is essential. Experience of assisting with Bat and Reptile surveys would be particularly advantageous. You will be required to carry out some report writing, research and data analysis in this role.
You will be joining a leading UK Specialist Contractor, with an enviable client list across the Construction, Civil Infrastructure, Rail and Utilities industries. Based across three offices in Leicestershire, the Wirral and Dorset, my client has a truly nationwide capability. The company offers a flexible and friendly working environment with a generous annual leave quota.
Qualifications & Experience:
The successful candidate will have:
* A degree and/or post-graduate qualification in a relevant ecology or biological sciences discipline
* Possession of a Bat, GCN or other protected species licence (essential)
* Demonstrable survey experience
* A good understanding of key ecological survey methodologies for a wide range of fauna and flora with emphasison protected species and habitats
* Ability to work site-based ecology survey hours (essential)
* Proven field work and excellent report writing skills
* Hold a full UK driving licence (essential)
To discuss this role further, please contact Gareth Hughes on or email
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