Job Title: Assistant Ecologist

Salary: £24,000 – £26,000

Location: Cheshire

We have a fantastic opportunity for Assistant Ecologists who are looking for a new opportunity in Cheshire. 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 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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