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Jobs

New For 2022!
Senior Ecologist, Ecologist, and Programme Coordinator / Executive PA
as well as opportunities for Field Surveyors

Senior Ecologist
We are currently looking for an experienced Senior Ecologist to join our team. You will be given a hands-on role in project management an, as well as the opportunity to increase your experience in the day-to-day running of a thriving consultancy. There is also an exciting opportunity to get involved with research projects planned for 2022, as well as increasing our input in sustainability, though stacking and bundling of net-gain, carbon, nutrient budgeting, and air quality.

A minimum of 6 years’ experience in an ecological consultancy or similar setting is required, along with a good grounding in Phase 1 survey/UK Habs technique and good botanical ID skills. A high degree of competency in protected species surveys and habitat assessments, as well as protected species and habitat mitigation is required. A protected species license is desirable but not essential and we aim to support our staff in achieving their career goals in this regard. Experience in managing a team, including subcontractors, as well as a Bachelor’s degree in relevant subject required as a minimum and affiliation to CIEEM is required.

 

Please get in touch on 01379 740098 or email your CV and a covering letter joba@practical-ecology.co.uk

Ecologist

We are currently looking for an Ecologist to join us. You’ll be given a hands-on role and will gain experience in all aspects of our projects and day to day running.

A minimum of 3 years’ experience in an ecological consultancy setting is required, along with a good grounding in Phase 1 survey/UK Habs technique and good botanical ID skills. A firm grasp of protected species and habitat assessments, along with experience of protected species survey methodologies and mitigation is required. In particular the successful candidate will also be familiar with the equipment and methods employed in bat activity surveys and will have the ability to plan and help to coordinate these.  Experience of EcIA, HRA and BNG assessments is also desirable but not essential.

Bachelor’s degree in relevant subject required as a minimum and affiliation to CIEEM is desirable.

Please get in touch on 01379 740098 or email your CV and a covering letter jobs@practical-ecology.co.uk

Programme Coordinator and Executive PA

Working as part of our friendly and busy ecological consultancy team, you'll be responsible for coordinating projects, programming and allocating tasks, managing staff and their workloads, as well as liaising with clients and the Managing Director to provide updates to ensure seamless coordination of the works programme.

You'll have an oversight of staff productivity, to allow for effective budgeting and to ensure profitability on each project. As part of this you'll need to be an effective communicator, with excellent interpersonal skills and a good eye for workflow processes and admin.

Please get in touch on 01379 740098 or email your CV and a covering letter jobs@practical-ecology.co.uk

Field Surveyors / Field Ecologists

We are always on the look out for new field surveyors, from experienced and licensed field ecologists to those wishing to start out and gain more experience in conducting surveys. Please get in touch!