In response to our continuing success, Avian Ecology is looking for an experienced ecologist to join our skilled team, based in our Lower Stretton (near Warrington) office.

Over the last decade, Avian Ecology has earned a reputation for professional excellence, delivering consultancy services to the highest of standards on projects of all scales across the UK.
Our clients are from both the public and private sectors and our project portfolio is diverse and
challenging.

We are a team of friendly, enthusiastic and passionate ecologists and we offer a strong remuneration package in a vibrant and flexible working environment. We are committed to attracting and retaining the highest calibre of personnel and providing them with an opportunity to flourish in an environment where excellence, progression and development is encouraged, supported and rewarded.

The successful candidate will provide support for our on-going work. Duties will include fieldwork, data management and report writing, and there will be opportunities to develop field skills, project management and client liaison in a busy consultancy environment.

Key requirements are:

  • Experience in field surveys, in particular Phase I habitat surveying and protected species surveys. Strong bird identification or botanical skills would be an advantage.
  • An ability to deliver high quality and succinct technical reports.
  • Excellent communication skills,with a positive pro-active approach.

Candidates will have a relevant degree and preferably be a CIEEM member. A full clean drivers’ licence is essential.

At least two years’ consultancy experience is required and this role will suit someone ready to move up in their career and work towards managing their own projects whilst still retaining an element of field work.

As with all of our team, the successful candidates will be diligent, passionate, professional and enthusiastic with a flexible approach to working.

If you feel you have the experience and enthusiasm to work as part of our team, please submit your CV with a covering letter outlining your suitability for the role to: Rachel.Hughes@avianecology.co.uk.

If you would like an informal chat about the role then please call Howard Fearn or Una Maginn on 0843 506 5116.

Closing date for applications is 28th February 2019.