Assistant Ecologist – Essex

Basic Overview
Salary: £20000 – £26000/annum Pension + BENEFITS
Job Type: Full Time / Permanent
Minimum Salary: 20000.00
Maximum Salary: 26000.00
Job Location: Cardiff

Assistant Ecologist – Cardiff

My client is a highly respected National multidisciplinary environmental consultancy, is seeking a talented Assistant Ecologist (6-12 months experience) who has experience in Phase 1 Habitat Surveys to join their highly skilled and supportive team, based in Cardiff.

With a broad range of top-tier clients, the ideal Ecologist candidate must be comfortable working in a fast moving, client focused commercial environment.

Assisatnt Ecologist applicants are required to have a strong academic background in a relevant discipline (6-12 months), experience working for a UK-based environmental consultancy and hold a valid UK driving licence.

It is beneficial for candidates to have experience completing protected species surveys.

The Role:

This exciting role will offer you the chance to deliver ecological consultancy and mitigation works. This will include:

To take instructions from their manager and senior colleagues and to report back within previously agreed timescales.
To visit sites and gather accurate technical data on ecological subjects including:
Bat Potential Surveys.
Great Crested Newt Surveys and associated field work.
Other Protected Species Surveys.
Report Writing.
Ecological Phase 1 surveys.
Reptile, Bird, Badger, Water Vole, Otter and other protected species surveys.
To prepare Word, Excel, CAD and other digital documents from my client's templates and to assist with the preparation of new report subject templates.
To take accurate site measurements and other relevant information at the same time as ensuring that photographic evidence and any required samples are gathered.
To report gathered and digital information back to their colleagues and manager for checking and quality control.
To learn and keep up to date with modern ecological practices and to continually improve their ecological and natural science identification skills.
To maintain at all times a professional approach, answering customer queries in a prompt and efficient manner, including the safe keeping of all documentation and my cleint's equipment.
To portray and promote my client's image of being a centre of ecological excellence.
To respect the confidential nature and copyright of my client's client base, templates and other data.
And any other activities to support the business of my client.

Company Benefits:

Competitive salary.
28 days holiday.
Superb training and career development.
Contributory Pension Scheme.

If this role is of interest to you or if you are searching for other roles relating to Ecology, please do not hesitate to contact Tim Joannides on (phone number removed) or email (url removed). We have many more vacancies available on our website at . This is a permanent role.

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