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EMEC Ecology

Senior Ecologist

Are you an experienced and enthusiastic individual looking for a new challenge?
EMEC Ecology

Are looking for an experienced
Senior Ecologist

£34,653.82 - £36,766.21 per annum
Contract type:
Permanent / Working hours: Full time
Hybrid (Remote/The Old Ragged School, Nottingham) with regular travel within the Network Rail's Eastern Region

Let's be totally honest, not all ecological consultancies are the same. As a commercial subsidiary of Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust, we have the conservation and restoration of nature at our heart and ALL of our profits are gift-aided to the Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust to support conservation directly on the ground. When delivering our clients’ projects and objectives, we look for biodiversity net-gain wherever possible and through our ecology and land management services we deliver innovative solutions to benefit habitats and species.

The role

Initially you will work primarily with one of EMEC’s most significant clients, completing an innovative regional biodiversity project for a national infrastructure provider to deliver large-scale biodiversity improvements across their estate.

You will be an ecological lead for a section of the project and collaborate with a varied team of ecologists including senior industry leaders, to ensure the best ecological practice is incorporated into our clients new biodiversity processes.

Your knowledge and expertise will be utilised to produce Biodiversity Action Plans and Habitat Management Plans, creating a framework for long-term Biodiversity Net Gain at a regional scale.

As there will be travel required to our other sites and the Eastern region, a full, clean driving licence is essential.

Benefits of working with us

  • Flexible working options, including home-working, and a healthy work-life balance encouraged
  • 28 days’ annual leave plus public holidays
  • 8% employer pension contribution
  • Health payment plan
  • Personalised Development programme
  • Payment of professional membership fees
  • A multi-disciplinary business, with opportunities to work on a wide range of projects, developing your experience and skills
  • Opportunity to work on high profile projects with nationally significant clients, and on smaller scale conservation-focused projects
  • A close-knit, friendly and supportive team, with a relaxed office atmosphere
  • Family friendly organisation

For more information, the full role profile and to apply please go to

This post is subject to a Basic DBS Check.

The closing date for applications is 12pm 03 May 2024.

EMEC Ecology is an equal opportunities employer that strives to be a diverse and inclusive environment in which everyone is valued. We welcome applications from eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.

We recognise that our workforce needs to represent the communities and people we work with. We particularly encourage applications from underrepresented groups within Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust, the wider charity and conservation sectors, such as people from Black and Ethnic Minority backgrounds and those who identify as LGBTQ+.

This role is covered by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (1974) and successful applicants will be asked to declare any unspent criminal convictions

Closing Date: 03/05/2024  Location: Hybrid (Remote/The Old Ragged School, Nottingham)

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