Ecology Consultant

 Cardiff, Wales

Reference #: 18427_1545811214
Location: Cardiff, Wales
Salary: £28000 - £230000 per annum
Sector: Environment
Type: Permanent
Posted On: 26/12/2018

Our client is a leading environmental consultancy, seeking to appoint an Ecology Consultant into their Cardiff based team. The successful candidates will join an established and close-knit team, providing services to a large portfolio of clients including developers, utility companies and the renewable energy industry.

Responsibilities / Accountabilities:

Your brief will include;

  • Plan and carry out a range of ecological surveys (including extended Phase 1 Habitat surveys and Ecocheck surveys).
  • Compile applications for protected species licenses.
  • Undertake desk studies, research, consultations and data management.
  • Compile reports using survey findings.
  • Liaise with clients and statutory bodies, attending meetings when required.
  • Provide input to ecological sections of Environmental Impact Assessments.
  • Assist with writing quotes and tenders and identifying prospective clients.
  • Manage a range of ecological surveys on small and medium sized projects.
  • Act as ecological clerk of works.
  • Mentor junior ecologists and oversee their work.

The position will require flexible working with regard to time and location, with some weekend working necessary as required.

Qualifications / Experience:

The Ecology Consultants will have:

  • A degree in a related discipline
  • A full driving licence
  • At least one relevant EPS survey licence

Desirable:

  • Full membership of CIEEM (or be working towards this).
  • Experience of working on ecology contracts for utilities companies.
  • Proven experience of sales and business development.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a leading consultancy, offering a highly competitive salary and excellent career development prospects.

 
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