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Logo: Kingfisher Ecology Ltd Consultant Ecologist Role:


We are seeking a motivated team player with consultancy experience who is looking to take on a team leadership role within a busy consultancy based in South Wiltshire. As a Consultant Ecologist you will be integral to the delivery of ecological surveys and assessments across Central and South of England.


Primary duties will include:    


  • Phase 1 Habitat Surveys
  • Protected Species Surveys
  • Ecological Clerk of Works
  • Ecological Watching Briefs
  • Ecological Impact Assessments
  • Mitigation Design & Implementation
  • Desk Studies
  • Producing detailed reports and maps
  • Supervision of Field Surveyors
  • Supporting the preparation of fee estimates
  • Maintaining client relationships
  • Liaising with Local Authorities


Required Skills and Experience:    


  • Bachelorís degree or higher in Ecology or related subject
  • 3+ years experience working as a Consultant Ecologist
  • Undertaking ecological surveys, producing high quality reports, writing mitigation licences
  • European Protected Species Licence(s)
  • Dormouse (essential)
  • Bat, Great Crested Newt (beneficial)
  • Full, clean driving licence and access to own vehicle
  • CIEEM membership


Desired Skills and Experience:


  • CSCS card holder
  • CAD experience (preferably AutoCAD or AutoCAD LT)
  • GIS Mapping experience
  • Experience with bat analysis software


We are looking for someone who is ambitious, confident and enthusiastic. A self-starter with good communication skills and the ability to adapt to the needs of the business. You must be prepared to work anti-social hours. Any operator tickets and climbing tickets are beneficial, training can be offered to the right candidate.


Salary & Benefits:    


  • Offering between £23,000 and £28,000 (dependent upon experience)    
  • 21 days paid holiday plus bank holidays    
  • Flexible working arrangements can be agreed    
  • Training opportunities throughout the year, and ability to enhance portfolio with range of skills


About Us:    


Kingfisher Ecology Ltd is a small, family-run consultancy based in South Wiltshire, working across the South of England up to the Welsh borders and across to East Anglia. We have a reputation for excellence in both technical delivery and a professional and pragmatic approach. As well as Ecological Consultancy, we provide services in Arboricultural Consultancy, Sustainable Buildings Consultancy, and Habitat Management.  Our projects range from single homes up to large scale multi-phased developments and infrastructure projects.  Our small team is friendly, professional and focused on providing a high level of professionalism.


To apply please send your CV and a covering letter to info@kingfisherecology.co.uk


If you would like further information on this opportunity or have any questions, please feel free to give us a call on 01725 513 999.


Closing date: 19 April 2019.

Interviews to be held beginning 23 April, with opportunity to start from May 2019.


NO AGENCIES ACCEPTED We do not accept CVs from third parties/agencies and any applications received will be treated as the property of Kingfisher Ecology Ltd with no liability for fees related to unsolicited CVs received.



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