Ecologist

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About the role

Here at Ecosulis we are seeking an experienced Ecologist to provide ecological support on a variety of projects across the country. The size of these projects varies substantially, so a well-rounded skillset is essential. The ideal candidate will have a background in ecological consulting, including knowledge of the planning procedure, technical ability with regards to protected species surveys and report writing, and experience in project management.  

Ecosulis take pride in going beyond the industry standard and aspire to develop solutions to exceed existing biodiversity net gain targets. The successful applicant will therefore be innovative and have an eye for detail to incorporate core business strategy within all elements of deliverables. This will involve regular communication with other departments to ensure that our outputs meet or exceed the expectations of our clients.

About us

Ecosulis specialise in technology-empowered nature restoration for people, planet, and progress. We are making rewilding commercially viable to accelerate the vision of a recoverable earth within our lifetime. Underpinned by our investment in cutting-edge technology, pioneering science-based consultancy and 30 years of expertise, our passionate team are supporting governments and commercial businesses globally to make rewilding more accessible and inclusive than ever.  

Continually developing landscape-scale habitats that enrich biodiversity. We see a future where rewilding is not only a way to develop more space for wild nature or to benefit our health and wellbeing, but also a financially viable market. We see opportunity for everyone to add value, driving positive impact at a global scale. This is a story of what can be achieved, rather than what needs to be done. 

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About you

The ideal candidate will have a background in ecological consultancy and a passion for the natural, possessing a broad knowledge of wildlife and legislation policies. Ideally you will be experienced in GIS for large scale projects, with excellent team co-ordination skills. You will also be an expert communicator, taking initiative to come up with creative solutions. It is important you have a strong client focus.

What qualifications & experience will you require?

It is essential that you have: 

  •  A degree in ecology or a related subject 
  • A CSCS Card 
  • CIEEM Membership 
  • At least 1 protected species licence 
  • Full UK driving licence & use of own vehicle 
  • Proficiency in protected species and habitat surveys 

 

It would be great if you also had experience of: 

  • Ecological tendering 
  • Production of EcIA and HRA reports 
  • Mitigation licence compilation 
  • Competent use of GIS mapping  
  • Delivery of Biodiversity Net Gain and use of the UK habitat classification system 
More information

Overview:

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Start date: April 2022
  • Salary: £23K-28K
  • Location: The role will be home based with travel to site, client meetings and management meetings as needed.
How to apply

To apply for the position please send your CV and covering letter using the link below: 

https://ecosulis.bamboohr.com/jobs/view.php?id=175

For a confidential chat please call our Recruitment Manager Josh on 07823 682373.

Our commitment to Equality & Diversity

Ecosulis is an equal opportunities employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.   

At Ecosulis we encourage applications from women, disabled and Black, Asian, and Minority Ethnic (BAME) candidates, as these groups are under-represented throughout our industry. Appointment will always however be made on merit and judged against the job description and person specification.