Consultant Ecologist

Salary: Up to £24,774 (per annum – pro-rata for part-time) - depending on skills and experience

Location: The Old Ragged School, Brook Street, Nottingham, NG1 1EA

Duration: Permanent - Full or Part-time

Are you looking for a new challenge? We have an opportunity to join our friendly team, based at our Grade II listed offices in the heart of the creative quarter in Nottingham.

As a commercial subsidiary of Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust, we see conservation as a core value. When delivering our clients’ projects and objectives, we look for biodiversity net-gain wherever possible and deliver innovative solutions.

Our role

We are seeking an individual with the relevant level of consultancy experience and associated protected species licences who should have the following:

  • A competent bat surveyor (ideally Natural England Class 2, but class 1 applications welcomed).
  • At least three years of relevant consultancy experience, to include extensive bat surveys, bat mitigation design and writing technical reports.
  • Ideally with the experience in being the Named Ecologist on Natural England EPS bat mitigation licence applications (including preparing applications, undertaking site supervisions, assessing mitigation measures and conducting post-works monitoring).
  • A good working knowledge of current legislation, policy and industry best practice.
  • Excellent communication, project management and organisational skills.
  • Full driving licence.

Benefits of working for us

  • We are a close-knit, friendly and supportive team, with a relaxed office atmosphere.
  • The majority of our projects are within an hour of our office, and as such over-night stays are typically infrequent.
  • You will be involved throughout the project lifecycle - tendering, client liaison, surveying, reporting and monitoring.
  • External and internal training, to enhance your knowledge and progress your career.
  • 28 days annual leave plus public holidays.
  • Pension scheme with 8% contribution from EMEC.
  • Health payment plan.
  • Payment of professional membership fees.
  • Flexible working options and a healthy work-life balance encouraged.

How to apply

If you want to join our team and help to deliver our growth strategy, then send your CV and covering letter to vacancies@emec-ecology.co.uk before the closing date of Sunday 3th November 2019.

EMEC Ecology is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity. As an employer we are committed to promoting and protecting the physical and mental health of all our staff.

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