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About the job
Our client is an established Environmental Consultancy that is now seeking to recruit a Consultant Ecologist to join their team in Cambridgeshire.
You will be responsible for a range of tasks associated with the delivery of project work including but not limited to the following:
Compilation of desk studies and literature reviews;
Basic Phase 1 Habitat surveying;
Protected Species surveying (incl. bats, badger, otter, water vole etc.);
Preparation of survey reports;
Contribution to Ecological Impact Assessments (EcIAs);
Preparation of fee proposals and survey methods; and
Supporting office management and administrative tasks.
You will be confident and comfortable working as part of a team or on your own, sometimes on remote sites.
You will have a relevant under/postgraduate degree in ecology or a related discipline and will hold at least one protected species licence. Ideally you will have a minimum of three years Ecology Consultancy experience carrying out Phase 1 Habitat Survey and protected species surveying. You will be a member of the Chartered Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management (CIEEM) and familiar with its Code of Professional Conduct and Competency Framework. A full driving licence is required and ideally some knowledge of GIS would be advantageous.
In return, a competitive salary is on offer fort the right person, along with generous benefits package including annual training budget, pension scheme and healthcare. They will also consider flexible working hours/days and specific requirements.