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Logo: Place ServicesEcological Consultant

Location: Chelmsford, Essex

Salary: competitive, depending on experience

Contract: Permanent Contract, Full-Time  

Closing date: 12 noon on 20th May 2019


Place Services is a traded service of Essex County Council, providing multi-disciplinary solutions to local authority and private sector clients.  The success of our commercial practice means we are now looking for a resourceful, confident and professional ecologist to join our Natural Environment Team.


You will have the opportunity to work as part of a specialist team on a wide range of exciting projects focused on ecological survey and assessment (both client side and on behalf of Local Planning Authorities), planning policy support, and sustainable development. We need an experienced Ecological Consultant with  good understanding of the planning system and experience of protected species legislation (preferably holding one or more Natural England survey licences).


All applicants should be members of a relevant professional body, with evidence of continued personal development and the ability to respond pragmatically and creatively to challenging deadlines and a varied workload.


Our people are integral to our success and we are proud to invest in staff training and development.  For the right individuals, we offer a competitive salary, a generous benefit and training package, and a truly varied workload.  Based in our offices in Chelmsford, you will work as part of a committed team of professionals, delivering an exciting array of projects across the south-east.


We will be looking to interview for this role on 28th May 2019.


For an informal discussion about this opportunity please contact Neil Harvey, Natural Environment Manager at neil.harvey@essex.gov.uk


Please see our website for further information about the team and the work we undertake.


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