Ecologist (South West)

South West
Industry Sector:
Ecology Jobs, Ecological Jobs
Job Category:
Ecologist, Ecological Consultant
Job Type:
Full Time
Education Level:
Please see job description
£32,000 to £38,000 per annum
Start Date:
Mattinson Partnership
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Our client is a boutique Ecological Consultancy based in Dorset, and with a project spread across South-west England. Following a successful year and increasing volume of projects, our client is looking to bring on a Senior Ecologist to assist on survey design, implementation, and management. Primarily working across Dorset, with projects spanning from Devon to Hampshire.

The role:

A Senior Ecologists would be expected to work independently across a range of projects, using own initiative and judgement within the guidelines outlined by CIEEM and our clients’ own expectations. Client engagement will be a focal point of work, confidence in promotion of the company to ensure future work is highly sought after. Species surveys and relocations (particularly reptile relocation), badger set closures and coordination of sub-contractors will all be common in the line of work.

Due to the recent increase in Biodiversity Net Gain procedures, a strong understanding of, and confidence in report writing, will soon be essential for majority of projects –therefore an existing understanding of these processes will be highly desirable. Additional, experience working alongside local governing bodies and wildlife trusts, in particular within Planning and residential developments, is advantageous.


* 4 years’ experience in Ecological Consultancy
* Expert understanding protected species surveying techniques (and licenses)
* Working towards protected species licenses
* Strong of Biodiversity Net Gain specifications
* Knowledge of UK biodiversity action planning process
* Strong report writing skills in accordance with CIEEM guidance.
* Familiarity with variety of surveying equipment and their relevant software.

If you would like to apply, please contact Damon on 0207 960 2586. Alternatively, apply through the suggested route on this page with an up to date CV.

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