Senior Ecologist - Maidstone

28000.00 - 36000.00 GBP Annual
14 Aug 2019
11 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Senior Ecologist - Maidstone

My client is an Environmental, focused consultancy that has been established within the industry for over 20 years. They provide a full range of environmental services within Landscape Architecture, Ecology and Arboriculture. The ecology team undertakes protected species surveys, mitigation strategies, appraisals and many more. They are currently looking to grow their office near Maidstone and want to bring in a Senior Ecologist to help with leading the team.

To be successful in your application for this Senior Ecological position, you will need:

A degree in Ecology or in a relevant subject;
At least one protected species license preferably Great Crested Newt or Bats;
Membership to CIEEM;
Previous experience with bat analysis software;
To hold an in-depth knowledge of ecology, legislations and survey techniques;
The ability an experience to manage budgets;
Excellent written and spoken communication skills with the ability to produce accurate technical reports;
Hold a CSCS card;
A full driving license and have access to a vehicle.

During your time as a Senior Ecologist with this client you will be:

As a Senior member of the team you will play a pivotal role in the delivery of a diverse range of ecological surveys and assessments;
The range of ecological surveys you will be undertaking include extended Phase 1 Habitat Surveys and more specialist work such as protected species survey and mitigation;
Carrying out desk studies, consolations, research, data management, and technical report writing;
Liaising with clients and statutory bodies;
Undertake Ecological Impact Assessments and inputting into ecological sections of Environmental Impact Assessments;
Project and client management, including the chance to develop your own client relationships and be responsible for your own projects;
Mentoring and developing junior members of staff through the early years of their careers.

My client will be offering a competitive salary depending on your level of experience, as well as bonuses such as pension scheme and health care. You will also have the option to buy additional holidays along with regular training and career development. If this role is of interest to you or you are looking for roles related to Ecology, please do not hesitate to contact Steffan Child on (phone number removed) for a confidential conversation, or by email (url removed). We also have a vast variety of opportunities on our website (url removed)