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Consultant Ecologist

Crestwood Environmental Ltd. is a well-established multi-disciplinary company providing environmental planning and associated expertise (including EIA, landscape architecture, ecology, archaeology, arboriculture and environmental consultancy) to a wide variety of sectors and clients, and is proud to be a Chartered Environmentalist Employer Champion.

We are currently seeking a Consultant Ecologist to join our successful multi-disciplinary team.

Supported by a strong team of dedicated professionals and an ever-increasing client base plus impressive work stream, all the ingredients are there for the right person to join our company and build a successful career.

Location: Part-home-working and flexibility on location, but preferably located within the Midlands.

The role will require the undertaking of habitat (PEA and Phase 1) and protected species survey work, report writing, desktop studies, working with sub-contractors and a variety of other important work areas.


A successful candidate will be able to demonstrate suitability in relation to several areas, including:

  • Qualified to at least degree level in a relevant environmental subject;
  • Minimum of 3 years’ relevant practical ecology experience in ecology consultancy;
  • Practical experience of Extended Phase 1 Habitat Surveys and PEAR production;
  • Good field identification skills (e.g. FISC Level 3+);
  • Holding at least one protected species survey licence;
  • Practical experience of undertaking great crested newt and bat surveys and protected species translocation schemes;
  • Membership of relevant professional institutions (e.g. CIEEM, Society for the Environment);
  • A good knowledge of the practical application of current wildlife policy and legislation;
  • Familiarity with relevant Health and Safety at Work requirements;
  • Good IT literacy (MS Office at least, ideally in GIS and Adobe apps also);
  • Good proactive communication and organisation skills;
  • Ability to produce concise, high quality, written work to managed timescales and budgets;
  • Good commercial and customer care awareness; and
  • Friendly, supportive, collaborative, practical ‘can do’ approach.
Job Benefits

In return, the Company can offer:

  • A competitive and flexible remuneration package commensurate with the position;
  • Bonus opportunities and other financial incentives;
  • A commitment to facilitating a Personal Development Plan (PDP) via training and CPD;
  • Payment of key professional membership subscription fees;
  • A ‘wellness contribution’ payable as an expense for promotion of wellbeing;
  • Access to a Healthcare scheme (including dependent children) and benefits;
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Programme (EAP);
  • Access to our Electric Vehicle (EV) scheme (Salary Sacrifice) via Octopus EV; and
  • Discounts on various outlets (e.g. gym membership) via out retained third-party provider.
  • A fair TOIL and flexible leave arrangement.

For an application form or to learn more please contact (in absolute confidence) Alyson Tunney (on 01902 229 563 or via HR@crestwoodenvironmental.co.uk or, for an informal chat about the role, please call Nick Masters (07545 651 257), quoting the job vacancy position.

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