£31,369 per annum
Fixed term until March 2022
37.5 hours per week - happy to talk flexible working
Based in Leeds, Newcastle Upon Tyne or Manchester
Initial home working is anticipated due to C19 travel restrictions.
About the Role
Do you want a new challenge and an opportunity to use your skills to make a difference to peoples’ lives? Then don't miss this exciting opportunity to join our team.
This role will have the responsibility of supporting the Senior Ecologist and ecology team in advising on all ecological aspects of Sustrans work throughout England and Wales, with an emphasis on projects in the North of England.
In collaboration with colleagues and partners across a wide range of disciplines, you will undertake field surveys, manage sub-consultants, prepare reports and use your expertise to help shape the design of new walking and cycling path so that they benefit people and wildlife.
We are looking for an ecologist with significant practical experience in relevant previous roles, higher level vocational qualification or degree in ecology or equivalent, your expertise will guide our approach to designing and undertaking construction and maintenance work. In addition you will implement ecological best practice across the organisation.
If you are passionate about health, sustainability or the environment and want to work somewhere you can make a big impact, then please get in touch.
Equality, diversity and inclusion
We actively encourage applications from people from all parts of the community, particularly where we are under-represented. Currently, this includes disabled people, and those from Black, Asian and minority ethnic groups.
Sustrans is committed to reducing inequality, valuing diversity and enabling inclusion.
To apply, please complete our online application form. More details of our vacancies can be found here
Closing date for the receipt of completed applications is 9am on Monday 15 March 2021. Interviews will take place via MS Teams on Friday 26 March 2021.