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Ecologist / Senior Ecologist (Bats)

ADAS is seeking an Ecologist / Senior Ecologist to join our team. The role is a full-time, permanent position with the flexibility to be associated with one of our regional offices in either the South West, South Wales, Oxfordshire, the Midlands or Cambridgeshire. ADAS is currently expanding and we are keen to find an ecologist to specialise in the delivery of bat related work

Our Ecology business comprises a highly skilled team focused on providing services to a wide range of clients, particularly infrastructure projects, developers, utility companies and the renewable energy and rural industries.

As an entrepreneurial organisation, we encourage and foster the growth of our employees. When joining ADAS, a mentor works with you to ensure you set and achieve your goals. We want to accelerate your professional development, including opportunities for a promotional fast track. We also want to ensure you maintain a healthy work life balance, with many opportunities for flexible working hours, locality flexibility, social activities, and community involvement projects.

Key responsibilities:

  • Leading on key bat related project work, including mitigation design and licensing
  • Working as a team with our existing ecologists to ensure quality projects are delivered on time to our clients
  • Managing projects from inception to finalisation
  • Talking to our clients and providing solid technical advice
  • Writing of technical reports including but not limited to, Preliminary Ecological Appraisals, Ecological Impact Assessments, Mitigation Strategies and protected species reports
  • Leading on protected species surveys

Person Specification:

  • Graduate level education in a relevant subject
  • CIEEM membership
  • Demonstrable ecology related experience with good working knowledge of ecology, legislation, and survey techniques, including protected species surveys and mitigation
  • Natural England Level 2 survey licence for bats (or equivalent)
  • Experience of designing bat mitigation and applying for bat derogation licences
  • Experience of managing projects and liaising effectively with clients
  • Excellent written communication skills and be able to produce accurate technical reports
  • A full driving licence, access to your own vehicle and be commutable to one of our offices

Salary and Benefits

  • £24,000 - £37,000 per annum, depending on experience
  • Life assurance
  • A flexible benefits programme including the option to buy additional holidays, health cash plan and discounted gym membership

Now is an excellent time to join ADAS if you want to work as part of a friendly, flexible and committed team and you can bring us your individual talent and a pro-active, can-do attitude!

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Delete Date: 18/10/2022  Location: UK Wide

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