April 2024

We Are Recruiting Ecologists

Are you looking to take the next step in your career, with opportunities to progress and grow your skills. Do you thrive in a fast-paced environment, like reviewing research, and enjoy implementing mitigation strategies to promote ecological sustainability? If so, we want you to be apart of our team!


About Us:


Ecology Solutions is a leading consultancy specialising in ecology planning solutions, offering an extensive range of expertise to numerous and diverse high-profile clients within both the public and private sectors. We also have regular interaction with our partner companies specialising in landscape consultancy and ecological mitigation implementation / habitat creation. As we continue to grow, we are seeking talented Ecologists to join our Worcestershire and Hertfordshire offices.


Job Responsibilities:


  • Assist senior members of staff with day-to-day project management, including managing your own projects in line with your experience.
  • Undertake field surveys using UKHab assessments, Biodiversity Net Gain condition assessments, and protected species surveys.
  • Support seasonal field surveyors by preparing site plans, risk assessments, and conducting ECoW.
  • Keep up to date with appropriate guidance and environmental legislation, including planning processes and/ or Ecological Impact Assessments(EIA) / Habitat Regulation Assessments (HRA). 
  • Assist with the production of a range of reports including BNG reports, Ecological Assessments, briefing notes, habitat management plans, and ES Chapters.


Qualifications and Skills:

  • Degree or equivalent experience in an environmental field.
  • Experience conducting wildlife surveys and botanical identification.
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively in a team environment.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Confident in Excel and other Microsoft packages.
  • Previous use of Kaleidoscope, QGIS, CorelDRAW, or similar software packages.
  • Full driving licence, with access to a vehicle, due to the remote location of the office and sites.


The successful candidates will receive a salary of £30,000 - £33,000 pa (dependent on experience), a company pension, and a career framework offering outstanding opportunities for career progression. Staff benefits include a Cycle to Work scheme and Give a Day, Gain a Day charity volunteering scheme. The position will either be office-based or hybrid working.


How to Apply:


If you are interested in this exciting opportunity to join our team as an Ecologist, please submit your CV and a covering letter outlining your interest in the role and your experience and suitability for the post, and any other relevant documents, to april.langdown@ecologysolutions.co.uk  Please clearly specify whether you are applying for a position in the Worcestershire or Hertfordshire offices.


Applicants will be reviewed as they are received.

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