Job Profile

A successful consultancy based in the Leeds area are seeking a Graduate / Consultant Ecologist to join their team. This multi-disciplinary company offers a range of services from environmental, infrastructure, masterplanning to development and handles a wide variety of projects on a large scale.

As Graduate / Consultant Ecologist you will be consulting and offering specialist advice on projects from the design and construction through to completion. You will be involved in field work, co-ordinating and executing Preliminary Ecological Appraisals (PEA), protected species and habitat surveys. From this you will be using your understanding of current planning policy and ecological legislation to analyse, collate and deliver reports and assessments.

The role of Graduate / Consultant Ecologist will allow you to utilise and expand your specialist knowledge within ecology and apply it to deliver tailored and in depth consultation on large scale high profile projects. This will assist in developing your experience and in turn progression your career within the industry.

Graduate/ Consultant Ecologist Position Overview

  • Working independently and within a team
  • Report writing and analysing data
  • Site visits and carrying out preliminary appraisals
  • Delivering BREEAM and Ecological impact assessments (EcIA)
  • Offering advice and recommendations on development schemes
  • Communicating between internal teams and external clients

Graduate/ Consultant Ecologist Position Requirements

  • Degree qualified or higher within relevant subject
  • 2 years or more experience beneficial
  • CIEEM member or working towards membership
  • Understanding of EIA process and Preliminary Ecological Appraisals (PEA)
  • Working towards or holding a class license survey for protected species
  • Full driver's license essential

Graduate/ Consultant Ecologist Position Remuneration

  • Salary dependant on experience level
  • 6 month seasonal position with potential for a permanent position
  • Holiday package
  • Pension Scheme
  • Potential progression within the company

We, Bennett and Game Recruitment, a technical recruitment agency based in Chichester are acting as a Recruitment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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