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Ecologist

VAC-58981
£23,000 - £26,000
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 West Midlands-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 Ecologist will have:
A related degree
Extensive experience in a range of ecological surveys - including habitat surveys, protected species surveys and ornithological surveys
Hold at least one protected Species licence
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

In return, the company are offering an excellent remuneration package commensurate with experience. They also offer a generous pension scheme and numerous other additional benefits.

Commutable locations include Birmingham, Wolverhampton, Coventry, Shrewsbury, Leicester and Stoke on Trent.


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