Senior Ecologist - Somerset

£28000 - £35000/annum
18 Oct 2016
17 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Our client is a reputable consultancy made up of a team of talented ecologists, environmental scientists and geographers. This business are looking for a Senior Ecologist to join the team in Somerset.


Applying for the role of Senior Ecologist, you will be expected to:

* Have at least 5 years' experience working in an ecology consultancy
* Be competent leading a team of more junior staff members
* Hold at least one protected species licence, e.g. bat, GCN, dormouse
* Be confident with a range of ecological surveying such as Phase 1 Habitat and Protected Species surveys
* Be a member of the Chartered Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management (CIEEM)
* Have excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills


As a Senior Ecologist, your main duties will include:

* Generating new business as well as maintaining relationships with existing clients
* Producing high quality, well written reports and documentation
* Planning and implementing a wide and varied range of ecological surveying
* Involvement with habitat management plans and mitigation work
* Overseeing and mentoring more junior members of the ecology team
* Supporting and managing projects from start to completion

For more information or for further vacancies within the Ecology sector please contact Gemma Seaman of Penguin Recruitment directly on (Apply online only). Alternatively you can send an email and we'll call you back. Emails to:.

KEYWORDS: ecology, ecological, consultancy, environmental, ecologist, survey, protected species, phase 1, CIEEM