Senior Ecologist (SLA Liaison)

Reference: HCC2512910
Salary Range: 31,479 - 35,430 per annum
Work Location: Elizabeth II Court, Winchester
Hours per week: 37
Contract Type: Permanent

Hampshire County Council is looking for someone to join their highly regarded Ecology Team at a time of exciting development for the authority's services, as the Council continues to expand its provision of in-house specialist environmental services across a varied multi-million capital programme of development and improvement schemes.

Our expansion gives an innovative and enthusiastic professional ecologist an opportunity to take a leading role in ensuring development within Hampshire meets the highest standard and contributes to conservation of biodiversity. You will take a lead in the planning functions and development schemes of the County Council and other public sector organisations whilst maintaining the work/life balance you have always wanted.

You will use specialist knowledge for investigating and finding innovative solutions for impacts and providing environmental enhancements. You should have an appropriate degree/professional qualification and relevant experience, including demonstrable expertise in survey design and programming, ecological impact assessment and mitigation strategies. A confident understanding of planning process and environmental legislation is essential.

Additional information on the application process

Our Organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults. We expect all employees, workers and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment.

Contact details for an informal discussion:
Megan Owen, Lead Ecologist on 01962 832317

Interview Date: 16 June 2017

Closing date: 31 May 2017

posted: 12 May 2017     Please mention EARTHWORKS when responding to this advertisement.