Seasonal field ecologist

Recruiter
Mott MacDonald
Location
Somerset
Salary
Neg.
Posted
11 Jan 2017
Closes
08 Feb 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
We require experienced field ecologists to provide temporary support during the field survey season for 2017. We are offering a fixed term role staring in February until September 2017.

Our ecology teams are generally based in Croydon/Southampton, however for this role you will be primarily based on site in Somerset. We will be providing accommodation during weekdays located near the survey areas with this role.

Our environment team provides a wide range of specialist environmental support to internal and external clients and has an increasing workload within both the transportation and development sectors. The team is currently looking to expand to meet its current and future commitments within the transportation, water and power sectors.

Candidate Specification
For this role you should have a strong combination of the following:

- Relevant degree in ecology or directly related subject
- Proven experience of protected species and or botanical survey experience
- Proficient in Phase 1 Habitat Survey
- Relevant consultancy experience
- Relevant experience connected with major infrastructure schemes
- Working knowledge of the requirements of documents such as WebTAG and DMRB
- EcIA experience to CIEEM standard
- Strong report writing skills
- Excellent communication and organisational skills
- Proficient in Word and Excel
- Participatory experience of statutory environmental assessment procedures
- Must have a driving licence and when required be prepared to work/travel outside working hours

If you have an EPS license it would be highly desirable.

Job Description
Seasonal consultant field ecologist to provide temporary support to the ecology team based out of the Southampton or Croydon offices. Largely site based, ability to travel and drive essential.