Job Title: Assistant Ecology Consultant.
Location: Cambridge or Derby (with travel).
Salary: Dependent on experience.
Prime Environment is a small, family owned Environmental Consultancy with an office in Cambridge and Derby. We provide ecological consultancy to the renewable energy, education, housing, health care and historic buildings sectors. We also provide arboriculture services to some of our clients.
About the Role:
To support our projects over the summer, we are looking to recruit at least one seasonal ecologist. The candidate must have previous experience (one full season or more) working for an ecology consultancy, undertaking a range of field surveys.
Suitable candidates will be qualified to the following:
- BSc. or higher in related subject
- An interest in nature conservation
- A basic knowledge of British flora and fauna
- Experience of relevant survey techniques (e.g. bat surveys, badger bait marking, great crested newt surveys)
- Experience working as a clerk of works highly desirable
- Full UK Driving License (with own car)
Candidates must be positive, assertive and personable and driven. You will be able to present yourself well to others. You will be able to work to deadlines, follow instructions and apply common sense.
Your role will be principally field based (lone working and with colleagues), with some elvement of helping collate reports, data searches and research, general office duties and care of equipment.
We take our duty of care toward staff very seriously. This ethos is at the core of what we do and will not be eroded as we grow. This will be a demanding role with a great deal of responsibility, however, we aim to reward you with an excellent opportunity to progress within the company, as well as good remuneration and time off in lieu.