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Ecologist

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Posted: 26/01/2016
Reference: 736465
Job Type: Permanent
Location: South Norfolk, United Kingdom (map)
Salary: £25000 - £30000
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Ecologist

South Norfolk

£25,000-30,000 + benefits

The Client:

This client is a young, vibrant and expanding ecological consultancy based in South Norfolk, operating throughout the East of England. Their company ethos is simple; they provide pragmatic and proportional ecological advice for their clients. They aim to maintain high levels of professionalism whilst serving the needs of their wide client base.

What they are looking for:

The client are currently looking for an enthusiastic and experienced ecologist to join their friendly team based in South Norfolk. As a small company this individual will be given a hands-on role and will gain experience in all aspects of their projects and day to day running of a thriving consultancy.

Candidates will have solid experience in an ecological consultancy setting, along with a good grounding in Phase 1 survey technique and good botanical ID skills. A great crested newt survey license is required, along with a robust understanding of other protected species survey methodologies. A familiarity with the equipment and methods employed in bat activity surveys is also desirable. Bachelor’s degree in relevant subject required.

Your duties will include:

  • Phase 1 habitat & protected species surveys;
  • Undertaking Preliminary Ecological Assessments;
  • Undertaking Ecological Impact Assessments (EcIA);
  • Producing high quality written reports;
  • Assisting on protected species mitigation schemes;
  • Liaising with project managers and clients; and
  • Supervising field assistants and coordinating surveys.

The vacancy is for a full time position on a permanent contract with a standard 6 months probationary period.

Salary and Benefits:

Salary: Negotiable, competitive salary, commensurate with experience.

Benefits: Company car option available after 12 months and based on performance. Company pension scheme to start in early 2017. Personal perks via Huddlebuy.

For further information on this role or to submit a CV please contact Jack Bartlett on jack.bartlett@fusionpeople.com or 0121 616 7187 quoting the reference number ENV563.

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