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Harmil Environmental Limited

Senior Ecologist

About Us:

Harmil Environmental Limited is a multi-disciplinary company that covers a wide variety of services, including ecology, arboriculture and acoustics.

We are looking for a senior ecologist to join our team in Buckinghamshire. The company is approaching its fourth survey season and has a good track record in delivering on projects for a wide variety of clientele. The successful candidate will work within the ecology branch, also trading as Elite Ecology, and lead a small team of assistant ecologists for the projects within the geographical area. The role will see the successful candidate work on a variety of different projects that will test their skill sets and subject knowledge.

Location: Long Crendon, Buckinghamshire

Salary: Commensurate, based on experience (£27,000 upwards)

Person Specification:

  • The ideal candidate will typically need to fulfil the following criteria:
  • A full UK Driving Licence
  • Phase 1 and protected species survey experience
  • Experience in writing reports to a high standard
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to work unsociable hours without constraint
  • Protected species survey licences for England (and hopefully Wales)
  • A minimum of a BSc degree in ecology, conservation, natural sciences or a relevant subject at 2:1 or higher.
  • The ability to work in a team and on their own
  • Knowledge of solving ecological constraints
  • A knowledge of the relevant legislation and policies
  • Project management experience
  • Be a member of CIEEM or a relevant professional body of at least Associate level (or equivalent)
  • Good client liaison skills Development licences for England (and hopefully Wales)


  • Experience in mentoring and developing younger or more inexperienced members of staff
  • Experience of Ecological Clerk of Works (ECoW)
  • Experience of working with GIS Software
  • Any other relevant qualifications (e.g. CSCS, CSJK etc.)

How to Apply:

Please send your CV along with a covering letter (no less than one side of A4) outlining why you are interested in the role and why you feel you are the right candidate to by 1st March 2019.

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