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Logo: Buckinghamshire County CouncilSenior Ecology Officer

Reference: FS07764
Type: Permanent
Location: Aylesbury, England
Industry: Public Sector and Government
Salary: 34322 - 36210 per annum



Buckinghamshire County Council has an exciting opportunity for a Senior Ecologist Officer to join our Environment Team within the Transport Economy Environment department.

About the role:

As a key member of the Environment Team you will provide ecological advice relating to the management, protection and enhancement of important habitats and species within the County.

You will provide authoritative ecological advice, guidance and support to colleagues, customers and stakeholders. You will respond to planning consultations from the County Council, South Buckinghamshire and Chilterns Districts, and you will represent the authorities at planning appeals. You will also have a strategic role in helping the development of local plans and advising on Neighbourhood and Parish Plans, green infrastructure, biodiversity accounting, and other County-wide policies.

You will report to the Environment Team Leader and provide expert advice on the impact of major infrastructure projects and recommend appropriate mitigation and compensation measures. You will work on projects in partnership with other biodiversity groups and have the opportunity to engage with outreach activities led my other members of the wider Environment Team.

Please see job description for further details.

About You:

The successful candidate will have experience of ecological planning advice or consultancy in a senior role.

Demonstrable knowledge of the terrestrial ecology, habitats and species of lowland England.

You will be qualified to degree level in natural or environmental Science or equivalent.

Good Project Management experience and the ability to implement change are desirable.  

Other Information:

Closing date: 19th August
Interview expected to take place on Thursday 30th August 2018.

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