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 of the ingredients are there for the right person to join our company and build a successful career.
The role will require the undertaking of habitat (PEA, Phase 1 habitat surveys) and protected species survey work, report writing, desktop studies, working with sub-contractors and a variety of other important work areas.
Qualified to at least degree level in a relevant environmental subject;
Minimum of 3 years' relevant practical ecology experience in ecological 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 applications also);
Good proactive communication and organisation skills;
Ability to produce concise, high quality, written work to managed timescales and budgets;
Good commerical and customer care awareness; and
Friendly, supportive, collaborative, practical 'can do' approach.
As the role requires working on projects around the UK, a full UK driving licence and ability and willingness to drive to project locations around the UK, sometimes with overnight stays, will be required.
A competitive and flexible remuneration package commensurate with the position;
A commitment to facilitating a Personal Development Plan through training etc.;
Payment of key professional subscription fees; and
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 firstname.lastname@example.org, or for an informal chat about the role, please call Vincent Smith on 07545 651 257, quoting the job vacancy position.