Senior Ecologist - Perth

Penguin Recruitment
01 Mar 2019
30 Mar 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Role: Senior Ecologist

Location: Perth, Scotland

Salary: £25,000-£30,000 + Company Benefits (competitive)

Type: Permanent

My client, an award-winning multidisciplinary company which offer specialised Ecology and Hydrology services are looking for an experienced Senior Ecologist with a Bat Licence to join their highly skilled and professional team at their Perth office.

You will be providing Bat surveys, ecological surveys and appraisals, Ecological Impact Assessments (EcIAs) or an Ecological Clerk of Works (EcOW). The role will involve working on a range of projects across diverse sectors and liaising with clients and stakeholders. You will be providing support as well as managing and mentoring fellow members of the team. You will work closely with other teams within the company such as Planners and Engineers, so it is important to have great communication skills!

To be considered for this role, you must have the essential criteria:

* A BSc/MSc in Ecology or a related degree discipline

* A Bat Licence (preferably from Scottish Natural Heritage)

* Have experience working in a UK based consultancy environment

* Skilled in writing and conducting technical ecological reports

* Have experience in Ecological Appraisals and Phase 1 Habitat Surveys

* A specialism in Bats and EcIA

* Full UK Driving Licence

* A confident communicator and a team player

* Strong written and verbal skills

* Ability to prioritise and work to deadlines

* Confident producing risk assessments and method statements

* Full Membership of CIEEM

* Skills in GIS

It is also desirable for candidates to have the following:

* Other Protected Species Licences (e.g. Great Crested Newts, Otters, etc.)

* CSCS Card holder

* SC Security Clearance

It is beneficial for the candidate to live in the local area.

The client also offers a competitive salary dependant on experience with an attractive benefits package and opportunities for career development including:

* Pension

* Cycle to Work Scheme

* Profit Share

If this exciting opportunity is of interest, please contact Carlie Andrews on (01792) (phone number removed) or please email an up-to-date CV .

We have many more vacancies available on our website at (url removed).

This is a permanent role. Penguin Recruitment is operating as a Recruitment Agency with respect to this position

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