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Midland Ecology Ltd

Ecologist – Birmingham / Warwickshire

Closing date: 06/08/2021

Due to increasing numbers of surveys in the Birmingham and Warwickshire areas, we are looking for an experienced Ecologist to take the lead on our work in the area. Working primarily within this region, your role will be very much that of a ‘local expert’; in terms of local ecology, but also local planning policies, decision makers and processes.

We work on a wide range of projects; from small residential extensions, to large multi-phase housing and national infrastructure projects.

You will work on Preliminary Ecological Appraisals, Ecological Impact Assessments, bat surveys and other protected species surveys. You will collate and review survey results.

You must be committed, enthusiastic and reliable; with good attention to detail.


  • Sound knowledge of British ecology; especially bats and other protected species
  • Natural England bat survey licence
  • Protected species survey experience; reptiles, GCN, badgers, bats
  • Plant identification skills
  • MS Office skills
  • Report writing skills
  • Motivated to work both independently and in a team; remote locations and unsociable hours
  • UK driving licence and vehicle; for site visits across the Midlands
  • Ability to work from home and the office
  • Excellent organisation and communication skills
  • Ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines


  • Degree in ecology or related discipline
  • CIEEM membership
  • Experience within an ecological consultancy environment
  • Experience conducting Phase 1 / PEA
  • Experience analysing and interpreting data
  • Bat sonogram analysis experience
  • QGIS experience
  • CSCS card
  • First Aid qualification

We offer:

  • Competitive salary
  • Flexible working
  • Training
  • Contributory pension
  • Annual leave
  • Friendly working environment

As a small consultancy we can offer the opportunity and support to develop within this role, and are committed to helping you progress your career throughout your employment with us.

To apply, e-mail Include your CV/experience, start date availability and salary expectations.

Closing Date: 06/08/2021  Location: Birmingham / Warwickshire

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