Ecologist

Location Rochester
Job-type Permanent
Salary £32000 - 45000 per year Car + Fuel Card
Contact Natasha Higgins
Call 07814 890976
Reference 12099876NHR1

Ecologist

Rochester

Up to £45,000 per annum + car allowance

Are you passionate concerning the biodiversity and sustainability surrounding infrastructure projects across the UK?

The Company

As a Leading Specialist Contractor in their specialist field, this organisation is very conscience surrounding the works and projects they are working on across the UK, and ensuring they provide a positive biodiversity and sustainable future. As a Civil Engineering contractor, they work with some of the leading infrastructure end clients, providing civil engineering and forestry solutions. They are passionate on personal development and provide a fantastic working environment, this enables them to provide a positive “can do” attitude across their teams, to ensure their clients receive the best service.

The Role

You’ll be working at part of an embedded and close-knit team, working on projects across the South, working on Forestry and Civil engineering projects, carrying out Ecological site surveys of Protected Species such as Bat, Dormice and Newts. You will assist with Ecological Impact Assessments and Habitat Regulation Assessments, as well as leading and assisting with Protected Species Surveys. You will assist in the collation of data, information, and analysis, to play an active role in the production of reports and in the design of species and habitats mitigation measures. This organisation is so passionate in their footprint, they have been working on test beds in Kent, to see which vegetation in best in certain areas of the UK, as well providing nests for White Tailed Eagles to start breeding on the main land UK again across the South.

About you

As well as sharing the ethos and values of the Company, you will be keen to further your Ecology career in a commercial setting and put your experiences, skills and knowledge to practical use in supporting environmental goals set out in Civil Engineering and Infrastructure sectors. You’ll be working in a similar role and have previous experience of assessments such as PEAs and site surveys. You’ll have a good understanding of the ecology of UK protected species such as bats, newts and dormice and may have, or be working towards, gaining survey class licences.  You’ll be up to date with current ecology best practices, have a good awareness of relevant wildlife legislation and may have, or be working towards gaining, Associate CIEEM membership.  

Naturally, you will be field based for a significant amount of your time, so you must be happy to work in all that the British weather has to offer!  Based in Hampshire and conducting field work across the southern region, the successful candidate must be flexible in their approach to work, have a full driving licence and be willing to travel.

Renumeration

Salary is up to £45k although negotiable depending on licenses held! The role comes with a company car, and fuel card. 20 Days annual leave + bank holidays, company pension scheme, as well as support for professional memberships and to progress your career!

Next steps, How to Apply

The client is looking to have the successful candidate start ASAP, so interviews will commence ASAP. Once your application is processed, there will then be an initial telephone call to discuss experience and motivation, following the call, interviews will be arranged.

Ganymede is committed to creating a diverse workforce and is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of age, disability, gender, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex, and sexual orientation