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Warwickshire County Council

Ecology, Historic Environment & Landscape (EHEL) Vacancies

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

Our Ecology, Historic Environment & Landscape (EHEL) team is looking to employ up to 8 full-time officers to bolster its Planning, Projects and Records teams as well as establish a new Natural Capital team. You will be joining a dedicated and experienced team of 12 ecology, 5 historic environment and 2 landscape officers. We are looking for people with either a Landscape or Ecology background for the following job roles:

  • Senior Landscape Architect (£35,336-£37,568) - permanent
  • Senior Ecologist (£35,336-£37,568) - permanent
  • Ecologist (£30,095-£32,798) - permanent
  • Landscape Officer (£30,095-£32,798) - permanent
  • Assistant Ecologist (£22,571-£24,920) – permanent

This is a truly exciting time in our sector, and we welcome part-time and full-time applications from candidates that have knowledge and experience in one or more of the following:

  • land management - from design to implementation
  • natural capital markets – biodiversity net gain, carbon and other ecosystem services
  • woodland management - design and creation
  • grant applications – submission and delivery
  • project delivery – ideally from a consultancy background
  • ecological planning advice – commenting on planning applications
  • landscape planning advice – commenting on planning applications
  • biological record centre management – local record centre management and maintenance

To see all the job adverts their Job Descriptions etc please see and more on the team in our EHEL brochure.


We will be choosing candidates that fit into the existing team as well as the creation of a new Natural Capital team depending based on existing skills coupled with an enthusiasm to expand skill sets. We have a workforce training plan that promotes active progression from apprentices to Delivery Lead, following the respective chartered institute competency frameworks (or equivalent).

There will be a number of closing and interviews dates until all the positions have been filled.

  • 1st Closing Date: 12 noon on Monday 10/10/2022 with 1st Interview Date: Wednesday 19/10/2022
  • 2nd Closing Date: 12 noon on Monday 14/11/2022 with 2nd Interview Date: Wednesday 23/11/2022
  • 3rd Closing Date: 12 noon on Monday 5/12/2022 with 3rd Interview Date: Wednesday 14/12/2022

More information on the team’s remit and structure can be found
here and if you would like to discuss any of the roles please contact David Lowe, Delivery Lead (email: Tel: 01926 418076).

Delete Date: 11/10/2022  Location: Warwickshire

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