Job Title: Consultant Ecologist

Salary: £27,000 – £33,000

Location: Cardiff

If you’re a Consultant Ecologist near Cardiff get in touch! We’re working with a forward-thinking environmental consultancy who are expanding their Cardiff office. You’ll have the chance to contribute to a wide range of exciting projects across the UK and we want to hear from you if you’re an experienced Assistant Ecologist or an Established Consultant Ecologist, because if you’re ready for a change then this could be for you. Our client can offer some outstanding benefits and cutting edge training and CPD (ideal for Ecologists who are gaining their protected species licences and have ambitions to progress).

As a Consultant Ecologist you’ll receive:

  • £27,000 – £33,000
  • Flexible working
  • State-of-the art CPD and training schemes
  • Excellent progression opportunities
  • Competitive Pension Scheme
  • 25 days annual leave
  • Critical illness insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Digital GP
  • Discounts
  • EAP Employee Assistance Programme
  • Gym Membership
  • Income Protection
  • Life Assurance
  • Season Ticket Loan
  • Travel Insurance

As a Consultant Ecologist your duties will include:

  • Providing ecological support to a varied range of projects across different sectors and collaborating with multi-disciplinary teams.
  • Planning and coordinating field surveys, analysing and interpreting survey results.
  • Undertaking field surveys and managing survey data.
  • Authoring ecological reports, including Preliminary Ecological Appraisals.
  • Undertaking mapping using QGIS; and assisting with bid preparation and building client relationships.

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

  • A degree in ecology, biology, zoology or closely related field.
  • At least qualifying membership of the Chartered Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management (CIEEM) or an application in process (cover available for membership costs).
  • Experience with UKHabitat surveys.
  • Survey skills for one or more protected species.
  • An understanding of UK wildlife legislation, planning policies, licensing requirements and best practice survey techniques.
  • Understanding of biodiversity net gain (BNG) / application of biodiversity enhancements.
  • Experience of producing ecological reports, including Preliminary Ecological Appraisal Reports.
  • Strong collaborative behaviours to interface with multi-disciplinary teams and other stakeholders.
  • Willingness to complete field surveys and travel to different sites.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • A full valid UK/EEC 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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