Ecologist

Ecologist 

Location: Ballymena

Full Time  

Neo Environmental 

Neo Environmental, are an environmental consultancy currently operating throughout the UK and Ireland. Due to an increased demand for our renewable energy, residential and infrastructural services, we are seeking to recruit an ecologist based at our Ballymena office. We are preferably looking for someone with survey and professional report writing experience in the commercial sector. 

Job description & Duties

•Undertaking ecological surveys including:

     o Phase 1 / Fossitt habitat survey and NVCs

     o Protected species scoping surveys

     o Ornithological surveys

     o Other surveys as required

• Producing comprehensive reports including:

     o Preliminary ecological appraisals

     o Ecological impact assessments

     o ES chapters

     o Biodiversity management plans

     o Protected species

     o Appropriate assessments

• Liaising with clients and statutory consultees

• Attending client and site meetings

• Undertaking ECoW role where required

Essential Criteria

• Degree in relevant environmental discipline

• Good knowledge of UK ecological legislation and regulations

• Experience of phase 1 / Fossitt habitat surveys & NVCs

• Ornithological experience

• Technically competent

• Competent PC user

• The successful candidate will be required to produce reports for clients and so attention to detail, reliability, and good organisational skills are essential

• Must be flexible and willing to travel across NI and ROI, with occasional overnight stays away from home

• Full driving license and own transport

Desirable Criteria

• GWDTE experience 

• Bat survey experience

• Bat licence

• Clerks of Works experience

• Post graduate qualification in an environmental subject

• Knowledge or experience using ArcGIS or similar

• Other protected species licenses

• CIEEM accredited

• CSCS Card 

For consideration for this role please forward your CV to Dawn at: dawn@neo-environmental.co.uk 

Closing Date:
01/06/2018

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