Location: Midlands

Salary: £25,000+ (dependent on experience)

The Opportunity:

An opportunity has arisen to work for an upcoming environmental consultancy that has obtained a great reputation. The role will see the successful candidate work on a variety of different projects that will test their skill sets and subject knowledge. Our wide range of clientele offers continual fresh projects that offer exciting opportunities. A job with Elite Ecology will offer continual progression, both in terms of the role at the company and continued professional development. The option for continued career promotion is possible, with the successful candidate growing with the company.

Our head office is in Stoke-on-Trent but we will accept applicants from all over the UK. However, for the right candidate, the option to work from home can be discussed. This office has seen continual growth and due to demand we are looking to expand our team.

The successful candidate will benefit from a competitive salary that offers a flexible working policy, holiday pay and pension scheme.

Ideally we are looking for the below skills/qualifications but would also consider applicants who don’t meet these requirements but are looking to gain some more experience.

Person Specification:
The ideal candidate will typically need to fulfil the following criteria:
• A full UK Driving Licence
• Phase 1 and protected species survey experience
• Experience in writing reports to a high standard
• Good communication skills
• Ability to work unsociable hours without constraint
• Protected species survey licences for England (and hopefully Wales)
• A minimum of a BSc degree in ecology, conservation, natural sciences or a relevant subject at 2:1 or higher.
• The ability to work in a team and on their own
• Knowledge of solving ecological constraints
• A knowledge of the relevant legislation and policies
• Project management experience
• Be a member of CIEEM or a relevant professional body of at least Associate level (or equivalent)
• Good client liaison skills
• Development licences for England (and hopefully Wales)

Desirable:
• Botanical ID skills
• Experience in mentoring and developing younger or more inexperienced members of staff
• Experience of Ecological Clerk of Works (ECoW)
• Experience of working with GIS Software
• First Aid trained
• Any other relevant qualifications (e.g. CSCS, CSJK etc.)

How to Apply:

Please send your CV along with a covering letter outlining why you are interested in the role and why you feel you are the right candidate to admin@eliteecology.co.uk

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