Chelmsford, UK

My client is a well-established multi-disciplinary consultancy specialising in Ecology and Arboriculture. This company provides comprehensive ecological advice and solutions to customers across the UK belonging to both public and private sectors. This client are always on the lookout for experienced Ecologists to join their team and are particularly interested in consultants based in the South East looking to join their Essex office.


* 4 years’ post graduate experience within an environmental or ecological consultancy
* Full CIEEM or the ability to apply for membership
* BSc or equivalent in Ecology, Biology or a related Environmental discipline
* The ability to produce a range of ecological reports and documents
* The ability to use a range of field equipment (e.g. GIS, MS word and Excel)
* A full UK driving license
* Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
* Extensive survey experience
* An in depth understanding of UK legislation and planning policy


* Supporting a wide range of surveys (e.g. GCN, bat, badgers and Phase 1 Habitat)
* Carrying out office-work (e.g. day-to-day data analysis)
* Liaising with a range of clients
* Mitigation and translocation works regarding protected species
* Assisting with ecological impact assessments
* Report reviewing

For more information on this vacancy or any job within the ecological sector, please contact Beth Cook of Penguin Recruitment on: 01792 365 000. Alternatively, you can email on:

Key words: ecologist, ecology, biology zoology, conservation, commercial, environmental, protected species, survey, CIEEM, GCN, bat, dormouse.

published: 19 February 2018     Please mention EARTHWORKS when responding to this advertisement.