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Salary: £31,696 + excellent pension and benefits

Location: Westdown Camp, Salisbury, SP3 4RS

Ref: 18737


Job Description


The Ecologist (SW) operates within the Environmental Support & Compliance Team (ES&C). It will provide advice on ecology and natural environment issues primarily on Salisbury Plain Training Area (SPTA), which includes over 22,000 ha of SSSI, but also across other sites in the SW of England and potentially on other parts of the defence estate in the UK or overseas.


Main Responsibilities


  • Plan and undertake training and development to ensure skills are kept up to date. Promote strong working relationships both within the DIO Ecology Team and with other teams across DIO and MOD.


  • Provide advice and monitor compliance with MODís legal and policy obligations towards wildlife and ensure managers are aware of any serious issues or breaches.


  • Work with the military user to facilitate on-going and new military training activities on Salisbury Plain Training Area and other sites by ensuring all relevant surveys and assessments have been undertaken and SSSI consents and other approvals are in place.




  • Flexi-time scheme upon completion of 6 months service
  • Alternative working practices
  • 25 days paid annual leave rising (1 day per year) to 30 days upon completion of 5 yearsí service
  • Enhanced maternity, paternity and adoption leave.
  • Highly competitive pension scheme
  • A working culture which encourages inclusion and diversity
  • Most sites have good travel links with free car parking; many also have other facilities such as a Gym and / or site shops
  • Excellent Benefits


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For further information regarding this vacancy and to apply please refer to the full advert on Civil Service Jobs ref 18737 click here.


Closing date: 29 October 2019.


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