Our client is a Multi-Disciplinary Consultancy offering a broad range of professional services. They bring together broad-minded individuals from a wide range of disciplines and encourages them to look beyond the constraints of their own specialisms.
Due to expansion they are currently looking to recruit an Ecologist within their Oxfordshire based team.
Ecologist responsibilities will be as follows:
Prepare, manage and execute, with limited supervision, the delivery of ecological services for internal and external clients
Conduct ecological surveys, including habitat surveys.
Operate within a wide range of projects sectors including energy, water, transport, residential and mixed use schemes
Providing ecological survey results to projects and advising clients on how to avoid ecological impacts and develop/execute mitigation measures to minimise effects on habitats and protected species
Work with other professionals eg, landscape architects or hydrologists, to achieve successful integrated outcomes for clients
GIS mapping and analysis
The successful candidate will have:
A related degree
Extensive experience in a range of ecological surveys - including habitat surveys, protected species surveys and ornithological surveys
Several appropriate Protected Species licences eg. Bats, Great Crested Newts, water voles
Experience of managing ecological survey programmes and in managing the associated reporting work streams
Knowledge of the Habitat Regulations and their application
Good report writing skills - particularly with ecology sections of EIA are essential.
GIS mapping/analysis skills would be an advantage
Should have full membership of IEEM and ideally experience of a consultancy environment
In return, they offer a competitive salary at all levels, and one of the best benefits package in the sector.
Commutable locations include Oxford, Milton Keynes, Aylesbury, Banbury.
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