Job Title: Assistant Ecologist

Location: Gloucester

Salary: £22,000 – £25,000

As an Assistant Ecologist you want the best start to your career, and so working for a company that can offer a supportive environment, exceptional traning, variety of projects, and being a place you genuinely love to work is your top priority. Here at Penguin Recruitment, we are working with a specilaist environmental practice in Gloucester that can offer all of that and more.

Our client is an award-winning consultancy that works with a range of public and private sector clients across the UK. They provide high-quality assessments, advice and guidance on a variety of environmental issues, such as strategic environmental assessment, green infrastructure planning, habitats regulations assessment, landscape assessment, landscape ecology and expert witness.

As an Assistant Ecologist, you will:

  • Conduct UK habitat and protected species surveys
  • Support ecological reports, including Preliminary Ecological Appraisal Reports, Ecological Impact Assessment Reports and Biodiversity Net Gain Reports
  • Liaise with statutory and non-statutory bodies, such as Natural England, local authorities and wildlife trusts
  • Provide project management support

To be eligible for this position, you will need:

  • A degree in ecology, biology, zoology or a related field
  • Have relevant experience in ecological consultancy
  • Full membership of CIEEM or working towards it
  • Good familiarity with UK and EU wildlife legislation, planning policies, licensing requirements and best practice survey techniques
  • Experience of undertaking protected species surveys
  • Experience of using GIS software, such as QGIS or ArcGIS
  • Excellent communication, report writing and project management skills
  • A full valid UK/EEC driving licence and access to a vehicle

As an Assistant Ecologist, you will recieve:

  • Salary of £22,000 – £25,000 based on your experience
  • A positive and supportive work environment
  • A range of benefits, such as flexible working, pension scheme, health insurance and more
  • Opportunities for training and career progression

Interested in this or other roles in ecology consultancy? Please contact Lloyd Key via Lloyd.key@penguinrecruitment.co.uk or call 01792957382. We have many more vacancies available on our website.

Please refer to www.penguinrecruitment.co.uk.

This is a permanent role.

Penguin Recruitment is operating as a Recruitment Agency in respect to this position.

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