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Senior Ecologist

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Contract typePermanent
Contract length
OrganisationCrestwood Environmental
Hours37.5 hours (hours will vary at high season)

Job details

Crestwood Environmental provides sound and practical advice, using in-house specialist consultants and supported, where necessary, via a team of independent specialist associates for a wide range of environmental projects relating to waste management, minerals, renewable energy and other land development sectors, primarily in the UK and Ireland.

The Company employs a number of specialist technical staff (including landscape architects, waste managers, ecologists and environmental consultants) to provide environmental consultancy expertise in a number of areas, including:

• Waste Management
• Landscape Architecture (Design, Assessment and Management)
• Ecology
• Archaeology, Cultural Heritage and Historic Buildings
• Environmental Impact Assessment & Development Planning
• Environmental Monitoring & Pollution Control
• Cultural Heritage, Archaeology and Historic Buildings
• Environmental Due Diligence
• Arboriculture
• Lighting Assessment
• Training 
• Project Management and Supervision
• Site Investigation
• 3D CAD modelling and Visualisations

 The quality management system governing the provision of Crestwood Environmental Limited's services is ISO 9001:2008 certified.

Working on a variety of projects throughout the UK, from the Company’s offices in Wolverhampton, with a dedicated team of professionals, due to current workload and continued planned expansion we seek a Senior Ecologist.

The role will involve assisting in the development of ecological services provided by the Company. Work will include leading the undertaking and production of habitat surveys, species surveys, mitigation schemes, ecological impact assessments, habitat management plans and input into landscape designs on a variety of projects.

The successful applicant will ideally:

  • Be commercially-aware with good all round knowledge of practical and legal aspects of ecology and have experience at undertaking good plant ID skills and have experience at undertaking Extended Phase 1 Habitat Surveys;
  • Have excellent report-writing skills;
  • Be a protected species survey licence holder and have experience of protected species mitigation schemes and licence applications;
  • Be qualified to at least degree level in an environmental subject and have proven experience at managing other ecological consultants and contractors on a number of projects;
  • Be a full member of a relevant professional institution (e.g. CIEEM) and have at least 5 years’ relevant experience.

If you feel you meet the above requirements, or feel you can offer the Company other relevant experience and skills, please submit your CV with a covering letter outlining your salary expectations and any supporting documentation which you feel may be of interest. An attractive package will be made available to successful candidates, commensurate with experience.

To find out more about this role, or for an informal chat, please call 01902 229563, quoting the above job vacancy position. Alternatively send an up-to-date CV and covering letter to

Closing date2018-06-08