Job Title: Assistant Ecologist

Salary: £2,000 – £26,000

Location: Staffordshire

We have a fantastic opportunity for Assistant Ecologists who are looking for a new opportunity in Stafforshire. We are working with a small and specialist consultancy who are going through a period of growth and have a great variety of projects and work on offer, from Biodiversity Net Gain Assessments, through to ecological surveys for gardens, housing developments and national infrastructure. You’ll be joining a truly expert team and given the encouragement and support you need to develop in your career.

The Assistant Ecologist position comes with the following benefits:

  • Excellent team culture. Small company feel with the benefits and backing of a larger company
  • Flexible and hybrid working, tailored to your needs and your role. This includes flexible working hours.
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Group Life Assurance
  • Time off in lieu (TOIL) banking & overtime system
  • An enhanced maternity leave package
  • An enhanced paternity leave package
  • Quarterly awards
  • Annual training budget for CPD
  • Regular internal training
  • Huge range of project types
  • Hire cars and a fleet of company vehicles
  • Personal Mileage pay plus expenses
  • Employer contributory pension scheme

As an Assistant Ecologist, your duties will include:

  • Conducting habitat and protected species surveys
  • Report writing
  • Assisting with tender and fee estimates
  • Project Management

To be considered for the Assistant Ecologist position, you will need:

  • Proven experience as an Assistant Ecologist, Seasonal experience is also of interest.
  • Working towards, or already holding a protected species licence.
  • Be an excellent communicator with the ability to write clear, concise reports.
  • Knowledge of relevant aspects of UK and EU environmental Legislation and national and local planning policies and processes.
  • Associate / Full CIEEM Membership or able to demonstrate ability to obtain membership.
  • Hold a degree in a related subject.
  • Full UK Driving Licence.

If you are interested in this or other Ecology roles, please contact Lloyd Key via or call 01792957382. We have many more vacancies available on our website.

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