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Bowland Ecology

Botanical Ecologist - Scotland

Bowland Ecology is a well-established and thriving ecological consultancy. Due to continued growth, we are seeking to appoint a specialist Botanical Ecologist to our friendly and supportive team. The role will be based at our office in central Glasgow with the option to also work from home. The successful candidate must have the flexibility to travel throughout Scotland as required. Staff wellbeing underpins all that we do, and you will have the opportunity to develop and grow alongside the company.

You can expect:

  • Competitive salary (Ecologist £27K plus dependent upon experience)
  • The chance to work on a wide variety of interesting and challenging projects including large scale infrastructure, brownfield sites, minerals projects and work commissioned by Government Agencies including projects that have won industry awards
  • Payment of CIEEM membership fees
  • Ongoing support via a bespoke training programme
  • Flexible working and work from home options
  • Additional Annual Leave added for every year worked up to 30 days
  • Employee Assistance Programme


Level and Scope of role depending upon experience (Botanical Ecologist):

  • Manage own projects and assist with the management of other projects as required
  • Plan, coordinate and undertake habitat surveys including NVC, UKHAB, GWDTE, peatland surveys other specialist botanical surveys as required
  • Production of ecology reports, desk studies and plans, and data input, management and analysis
  • Design and implementation of simple mitigation schemes
  • Assisting with other projects as required
  • Supervision/Training of Assistant Ecologists


Successful Candidates (Ecologist) will:

  • Have a relevant degree level qualification
  • Have membership of CIEEM or equivalent
  • Ideally have a minimum 3 years in practice experience
  • Experience of botanical and habitat surveys, ideally to NVC level and FISC4/equivalent.


We encourage applications from all sections of the community, particularly those under-represented within Ecology, including people from Black, Asian, Minority Ethnic Backgrounds and people with disabilities.

Please email info@bowlandecology.co.uk for a full job description and person specification. Application will be by CV and Covering Letter. Closing date for applications: 9 AM Monday 1st July 2024. Please note we reserve the right to close applications earlier than this date.

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Closing Date: 01/07/2024  Location: Glasgow

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