Senior Ecologist (water)

15 Aug 2019
12 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Role: Senior Ecologist (Water) - MATERNITY COVER
Location: Brighton / Croydon

I am looking to speak with a Senior Ecologist specialising in fresh water to cover a maternity for around 7 months. You will have the chance to work for one of the world's most renowned consultancies on major power, rail, highways, aviation and water sectors.

As a Senior Ecologist (Water), you will be responsible for the overall technical delivery of the freshwater ecology import when required. Day to day duties will include, Leading on aquatic surveys, coordination of freshwater inputs including survey and reporting to various projects in the UK, being responsible for deliverables and budgets, delivering freshwater ecology inputs to EIAs, HRAs and WFD assessments, including authoring reports.

Senior Ecologist (Water) Specification:

Highly competent ecologist with good UK experience across a variety of aquatic survey types as well as data analysis. Able to lead one or more of the following: River Habitat Surveys (with accreditation), River Corridor Surveys, fish surveys, macrophyte and macroinvertebrate surveys.
Degree in ecology/ biology or directly related subject (minimum of 2.1 classification).
Excellent report writing skills, including survey reports, EcIAs, HRAs, WFDs and tenders.
Good understanding of the development of mitigation strategies for aquatic protected species and habitats.
Experience in preparation and writing ecological sections of environmental impact assessments ensuring that legislative guidelines are met.
Ability to work independently with minimal supervision, take the initiative, make robust, defensible decisions and work to tight deadlines to meet client needs.
Chartered Environmentalist/Ecologist.If you would like to know more on this role, please contact Cory Taylor at Calibre Search Manchester.

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