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Logo: Neo Environmental Senior Ecologist

Location: Glasgow

Role: Full Time 

Salary: Dependent on experience


About Us


Neo Environmental are seeking to recruit a suitably qualified Senior Ecologist to be based in Glasgow and work on a broad variety of projects. The position will offer the right individual the opportunity to work for a well-established and growing environmental consultancy.


The successful candidate will work on projects including large energy developments, residential and mixed-use schemes, infrastructure, aggregates and commercial projects. You will be given plenty of opportunity to develop your skills and expertise through ongoing mentoring and training. The ideal candidate will be able to work with a high degree of independence as well as in teams. The role will ideally suit an individual with consultancy experience.


Job Description & Duties


  • Undertaking ecological surveys including:
    • Phase 1 / Fossitt habitat survey and NVCs/IVCs
    • Protected species scoping surveys
    • Bat surveys
    • Ornithological surveys
    • Other surveys as required
  • Producing comprehensive reports including:
    • Preliminary ecological appraisals
    • Ecological impact assessments
    • EIA chapters
    • Biodiversity management plans
    • Protected species
  • Liaising with clients and statutory consultees
  • Attending client and site meetings
  • Undertaking ECoW role where required


Essential Criteria


  • Degree in ecology or similar
  • Significant professional report writing experience
  • Good knowledge of UK ecological legislation and regulations
  • Experience of phase 1 / Fossitt habitat surveys & NVCs/IVCs
  • Ornithological experience
  • Bat survey experience
  • Technically competent
  • The successful candidate will be required to produce reports for clients and so attention to detail, reliability, and good organisational skills are essential
  • Must be flexible and willing to travel, with occasional overnight stays away from home
  • Experience using ArcGIS or similar
  • Full driving license and own transport


Desirable Criteria


  • GWDTE experience
  • Bat licence
  • Clerks of Works experience
  • Knowledge or  experience using Arc GIS or similar
  • Other protected species licenses
  • CIEEM accredited
  • CSCS Card


For consideration for this role please forward your CV to Paul at: paul@neo-environmental.co.uk



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