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Warwickshire County Council

Senior Ecologist

Senior Ecologist (£37,261-£39,493) – full time (37 hrs/wk) two year fixed term

Now is the time to work for Warwickshire County Council; the first Council to deliver Biodiversity Net Gain and at the forefront of Natural Capital Investment.


Our Ecology, Historic Environment & Landscape (EHEL) team is looking to employ a new Senior Ecologist to bolster its Planning, Projects, Records and Natural Capital teams. You will be joining a dedicated and experienced team of 16 ecology, 5 historic environment and 3 landscape officers.

Senior Ecologist role:

We are looking for a Senior Ecologist to primarily work in the Planning Team to review and comment on planning applications. Candidates who have a sound understanding and experience of spatial planning will be looked upon favourably for this role. It would also be advantageous if you have a good understanding of Natural Capital and Warwickshire’s expanding Natural Capital markets, both mandatory (i.e. Biodiversity Net Gain, District Level Licencing, Carbon) and voluntary (i.e. Nutrient Balancing, Social Prescribing) markets.

Currently, this post is contracted for two years fixed term, but we hope to be able to extend the term of the post.

For further details about this job advert please see Senior Ecologist Job Profile

Additional Information

Location: Office based in Warwick with agile working available

Benefits: For a full range of the benefits of working for Warwickshire County Council, see here

If you would like to discuss this role please contact David Lowe, Delivery Lead (email: Tel: 01926 418076).

Please take time with your application to ensure you can provide evidence of your experience of all the ‘essential’ criteria, and any of the ‘desirable’ criteria that are applicable for the role you are applying for.

Closing Date: Monday 19/06/2023 (midnight)

Interview Date: 29/06/2023

Closing Date: 19/06/2023  Location: Warwick

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