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Logo: Highland Ecology and Development LtdHighland Ecology and Development Ltd

Post: Senior Ecologist (Highlands)


Highland Ecology & Development wish to appoint an experienced Senior Ecologist to join our team of professional ecologists in our northern office, based near Inverness. The post will provide support for a range of projects, field surveys and reporting.


The successful candidate will need to be able to demonstrate a sound working knowledge of species and habitat as well as a good understanding of licensing and management in the Scottish context. Previous experience as a site ECoW would be an advantage as would licences held for EPS species.


The individual will be self motivated and be able to plan and successfully deliver fieldwork on time and budget to exacting standards for a range of clients. Experience of writing technical reports in a concise and readable style is important.


Candidates will have a minimum of 4 years’ experience working in a consultancy environment. You should be personable and be able to communicate well. Most importantly you should have a sense of humour and be able to build successful relationships with a range of clients. Membership of a professional body is required as are appropriate qualifications for the role.


A UK driving licence is needed, as there will be travel throughout the north of Scotland and islands. There will be an element of working away from home with some antisocial hours.


We provide a supportive working environment for the right candidate and will ensure ongoing training and professional development.


This is a full time post and a salary commensurate with your experience and skills will be offered.


Reply with CV and brief covering letter to imogenf@btinternet.com by Feb 20th 2017 (extended)

Phone 07720741101 for an informal chat