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Ecologist / Assistant Ecologist


About us


Red Kite Network Limited is a friendly and dynamic landscape architecture, ecology and green space consultancy based in the Ironbridge Gorge World Heritage Site, Shropshire. We work throughout the UK and our diverse client base includes local authorities, national and regional developers, blue chip companies, community groups and individual private clients and property owners.


We provide a range of integrated landscape and ecology services including: site assessments/surveys; protected species surveys; masterplanning to detailed design; project management and contract administration. Our current workload is varied and exciting and includes: large scale habitat creation and restoration projects; protected species surveys for residential developments and ecological monitoring.


Due to our continued and consistent business growth we are now seeking an enthusiastic and passionate Ecologist or Assistant Ecologist.


The role


Our core work is ecology and we have many long-term clients. We are seeking to expand our team and depending on experience, wish to recruit an Ecologist or Assistance Ecologist with a background in ecological and protected species surveying and monitoring. Ideally, we would like to recruit an individual with a current bat licence with experience of bat roost assessments, transect surveys and presence/absence surveys. Ideally you will have 1-2 years relevant professional or voluntary experience, hold a degree level qualification in ecology or relevant subject and be working towards or hold MCIEEM status. Excellent report writing and presentation skills are essential. There will be opportunities to work on a diverse portfolio of projects as well career progression for the right candidate.


The above position is open to everyone with the right experience and qualifications. The ability to drive, have access to a car for work and very occasionally stay overnight in the UK is desirable. In return for the right candidate we can offer flexible, part time or home working, 25 days annual holiday, a dedicated annual personal training budget, pension, expenses and a discretionary bonus scheme.


Salary will be negotiable depending on qualifications and experience.


If you are interested, please send a copy of your CV (max two sides A4) to info@redkitenetwork.co.uk If you would like an informal chat about the post please call Nathaniel on 01952 582111.


The closing date for all applications is 30th June 2018 but we would be happy to hear from potential candidates before then as we wish to recruit as soon as possible.


We look forward to hearing from you! 



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