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Logo: Atmos Consulting LtdEcologist/Ecological Consultant - Inverness


About this Job:


To support our growing portfolio of clients across the highlands and islands, we are seeking to appoint an experienced Ecologist or Ecological Consultant to join our team in Inverness.


This role would suit an established ecologist with 1-3 years’ experience, preferably in a consultancy practice, who is seeking to develop their career and wants to work in some of the most spectacular and remotest parts of Scotland, studying some of our rarest species. 


Supported by senior colleagues, this role will play a key part in the delivery of the ecological services across of a range of development projects including Infrastructure, Renewable Energy and Property Development.


Key Responsibilities:


  • Planning/managing ecological surveys using various survey methods;
  • Scoping and management of a range of projects from small to large;
  • Technical reporting, tendering and peer review;
  • Mentoring of junior staff;
  • Operating in accordance with CIEEM Professional Code of Conduct.


Who are we looking for?


  • A BSc or MSc in Ecology or related subject, along with a passion for ecology, full UK driving licence, reliability and an enthusiasm to deliver high standards are essential.
  • Ideally, the successful candidate will be able to demonstrate:
  • A high standard of survey capability, both factual and interpretative reporting output, adhering to deadlines and working in a timely and effective manner;
  • ECoW experience;
  • Proven project experience with specialism in habitats (to NVC level), ornithology or bats;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills;
  • Protected species licences, along with CSCS card and membership of CIEEM would be an advantage.


In return we offer a competitive salary along with family-friendly, flexible working approaches with a culture that encourages collaborative team work and innovation.


How to Apply:


Please send your CV to recruitment@atmosconsulting.com.  For an informal chat about this role please contact Dr. Greg Fullarton or Peter Nairne on 01463724500.


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