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Senior / Principal Ecologist

ADAS is seeking a Senior Ecologist and/or a Principal Ecologist to join our Wolverhampton office. The role is permanent and based on a project site.

The role will be mainly focused on supporting large infrastructure projects and to lead a team of Ecological Clerks of Work (ECoW) with support from our team of ecologists. Our ecology business comprises a highly skilled team focused on providing services to a wide range of clients, particularly 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

  • Working directly with client teams comprising individuals from a variety of disciplines
  • Manage a team of ECoWs to deliver ecological support across large construction sites
  • Lead on construction site supervision duties in relation to licences and general ecology
  • Project team coordination and management
  • Client management and providing solid technical advice
  • Sub-contractor management and liaison

Person Specification

  • Graduate level education in a relevant subject
  • Great Crested Newt/bat survey licence holder (other species licences desirable)
  • Associate Level CIEEM membership or above, accredited for Ecological Clerk of Works desirable
  • An in-depth knowledge of ecology, legislation, and survey techniques
  • Named ecologist on mitigation licences – preferably Great Crested Newts and/or bats
  • CSCS card

Salary and Benefits

  • £30,000 - £45,000 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!

RSK Group is an Equal Opportunities Employer

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Delete Date: 18/10/2022  Location: Wolverhampton, UK

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