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Senior Ecologist Edinburgh

  • Location: Edinburgh
  • Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
  • Contract hours: FullTime

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Role: Senior Ecologist

Location: Edinburgh

Salary: £25,000£30,000 + Company Benefits (competitive)

Type: Permanent

My client, an awardwinning multidisciplinary company which offer specialised Ecology and Hydrology services are looking for an experienced
Senior Ecologist with a
Bat Licence to join their highly skilled and professional team.

You will be providing Bat surveys, ecological surveys and appraisals, Ecological Impact Assessments (EcIAs) or an Ecological Clerk of Works (EcOW). The role will involve working on a range of projects across diverse sectors and liaising with clients and stakeholders. You will be providing support as well as managing and mentoring fellow members of the team. You will work closely with other teams within the company such as Planners and Engineers, so it is important to have great communication skills!

To be considered for this role, you must have the essential criteria:

A BSc/MSc in Ecology or a related degree discipline
A Bat Licence (preferably from Scottish Natural Heritage)
Have experience working in a UK based consultancy environment
Skilled in writing and conducting technical ecological reports
Have experience in Ecological Appraisals and Phase 1 Habitat Surveys
A specialism in Bats and EcIA
Full UK Driving Licence
A confident communicator and a team player
Strong written and verbal skills
Ability to prioritise and work to deadlines
Confident producing risk assessments and method statements
Full Membership of CIEEM
Skills in GIS

It is also desirable for candidates to have the following:

Other Protected Species Licences (e.g. Great Crested Newts, Otters, etc.)
CSCS Card holder
SC Security Clearance

It is beneficial for the candidate to live in the local area.

The client also offers a competitive salary dependant on experience with an attractive benefits package and opportunities for career development including:

Cycle to Work Scheme
Profit Share

If this exciting opportunity is of interest, please contact
Carlie Andrews on

######or please email an uptodate CV to


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This is a permanent role. Penguin Recruitment is operating as a Recruitment Agency with respect to this position.



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