Job Title: Consultant Ecologist

Location: Gloucester

Salary: £25,000 – £30,000

Are you a Consultant Ecologist looking for a new challenge? We are working with a specialist environmental assessment practice who are looking for a Consultant Ecologist to join the team in Gloucester.

Our client is an established and 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 a Consultant Ecologist, you will:

  • Conduct UK habitat and protected species surveys
  • Produce 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
  • Manage your own projects

To be eligible for this position, you will need:

  • A degree in ecology, biology, zoology or a related field
  • At least two years of relevant experience in ecological consultancy
  • Full membership of CIEEM or working towards it
  • A good knowledge of UK and EU wildlife legislation, BNG metric, planning policies, licensing requirements and best practice survey techniques
  • Experience of undertaking protected species surveys and holding relevant licences
  • 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 a Consultant Ecologist, you will recieve:

  • Salary of £25,000 – £30,000 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 or call 01792957382. We have many more vacancies available on our website.

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This is a permanent role.

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

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