Senior Ecologist/Ecologist - Derby

Derby, Leicestershire, Nottingham
£20000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
18 Oct 2016
25 Oct 2016
Rhian Rees
Job Type

My client, a multidisciplinary practice are currently seeking a Senior Ecologist/Ecologist to join their team in Derby on a permanent basis. This position offers a competitive salary from £20000 to £30000.

This is a great opportunity for you to join a progressive and growing ecology consultancy practice, to fulfil your full potential undertaking challenging and exciting project work within a professional and friendly team environment. You will be part of a team of Ecologists who are qualified in all aspects of ecological planning.

Essential Requirements:

  • Minimum of 2 years' post qualification experience (preferably within local authority, consultancy or planning environment)
  • CIEEM member
  • Proficient in extended Phase 1 surveying and writing PEAs
  • Experience of designing and implementing ecological mitigation schemes
  • Minimum of one NE/NRW Licence, ideally Bat (Level 1 or 2)
  • Proven project management experience
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills


  • Has held licence for badger sett closure
  • Has experience of applying for and implementing EPS Licences
  • Experience of ornithological surveys
  • Experience of botanical surveys

My client is looking for a candidate who is able to demonstrate their experience, capability and flexibility to meet the demands of the role. This is an excellent opportunity to work within a multi-disciplinary practice focused on client delivery. It is a full-time, permanent role proposing a competitive salary and flexible benefits package.

Interested in this or other roles in Ecology please do not hesitate to contact Rhian Rees on or call 01792 365009. We have many more vacancies available on our website. Please refer to This is a permanent role. Penguin Recruitment is operating as a Recruitment Agency in respect to this position.

KEY WORDS - Ecologist, Assistant Ecologist, Ecologist Consultant, Bat License, Consultancy, Botany, Protected Species, Nature Conservation, GCN, Derby, Nottingham, Leicester.