Senior Ecologist


We are seeking an enthusiastic and experienced Ecologist to become a key part of our dynamic environmental consultancy based in Bristol. The role can be for someone looking for a part time or full time role.

The company work on a diverse range of projects from local conservation, to large-scale infrastructure developments, helping clients achieve their sustainability goals while ensuring ecological integrity. The company are dedicated to delivering innovative and practical solutions for environmental challenges.

Key Responsibilities;

  • Project Management: Lead and manage ecological assessments, habitat surveys, and impact studies for various projects.
  • Field Work: Conduct and oversee field surveys, including protected species surveys, habitat assessments, and ecological monitoring.
  • Writing Reports: Prepare detailed ecological reports, impact assessments, and mitigation strategies.
  • Client Liaison: Build and maintain relationships with clients, providing expert advice and guidance on ecological issues.
  • Team Leadership: Mentor and support junior ecologists, fostering a collaborative and innovative team environment.
  • Compliance: Ensure projects comply with relevant legislation, planning policies, and environmental standards.

What We’re Looking For;

  • Experience: Experience within an ecological consultancy or a related field.
  • Qualifications: Degree in Ecology, Environmental Science, or related discipline. A master’s degree or PhD is advantageous.
  • Skills: Proficient in ecological survey techniques, data analysis, and report writing. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ecology Knowledge: Strong understanding of UK wildlife legislation, planning regulations, and best practices in ecological management.
  • Attitude: Proactive, detail-oriented, and committed to delivering high-quality work with a positive impact.

Why Join Them?

  • Impactful Work: Contribute to meaningful projects that promote environmental sustainability and conservation.
  • Professional Growth: Opportunities for continuous learning, training, and career development.
  • Collaborative Culture: Work in a supportive team environment with passionate professionals.
  • Flexible Working: Enjoy a balance between office and field work with flexible working arrangements.

Interested in this Senior Ecologist vacancy? To discuss this vacancy or any other roles, please do not hesitate to contact Ashleigh Garner on 07595373560 or send your CV to

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