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Assistant Ecologist

Mattinson Partnership

Posted on May 1, 2022 by Mattinson Partnership

Sussex, United Kingdom
Immediate Start
£22k - £27k Annual
A leading independent consultancy is searching for an Assistant Ecologist to join their team in either London or Sussex.

If you are an Ecologist at the beginning of your career and are keen to explore opporutnities at a fun, friendly and forward-thinking consultancy then please apply below.

With a team comprised of some of the most talented people in the industry, they enjoy working on the most exciting and complex projects, where clients can leverage the full value of their insight and commitment.

The role:

* Conducting a broad variety of ecological surveys, such as extended Phase 1 Habitat Surveys and more specialist projects for example protected species surveys and mitigation.
* Undertaking a broad range of ecological related tasks, including desk studies, consultations, research and the handling and analysis of data
* Composing ecological reports that are concise and adhere to legislation whilst meeting the deadlines and satisfaction of the client
* Communicating with clients and statutory bodies
* Supporting senior colleagues with specialised projects such as protect species surveys
* Increased involvement with protected species licensing, with the intention of being a named ecologist on a European Protected Species Licence
* Aiding with the drafting of proposals and quotes
* Contributing to the ecological areas within Environmental Impact Assessments

About you:

* Due to the nature of the role needing flexible working when it comes to type of work, timing and location, a full driving licence is required.
* Familiarity with European Protected Species survey work
* Competency with report writing
* To either have a membership or to be working towards one in CIEEM

About the company:

* Competitive salary on a scale commensurate with experience (plus 2,000 for London Weighting if applicable);
* TOIL (time off in lieu) policy and flexible approach to working hours to ensure a healthy work-life balance.
* 26 days annual leave (& bank holidays) plus an additional day for each year of service up to 29 days
* Enhanced maternity pay;
* Opportunities for career development across the business;
* Auto-enrolment pension scheme (after 3 months' service);
* Cycle to work scheme;
* Socials, games nights and volunteering days through our staff engagement and development initiative;
* Fun, friendly, and forward-thinking co-workers;
* Fantastic training

There is a focus on maintaining a health work life balance, by promoting opportunity for flexible working hours, offering social activities and community involvement projects.

If you feel like a good fit for this opportunity, please apply with your CV below. Alternatively, to discuss the wider market in general you can contact me at or

Reference: 1581569143

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