Assistant Ecologists (Fixed Term)

The Environmental Dimension Partnership Ltd

We are looking for enthusiastic and motivated Assistant Ecologists to join our EDP Ecology Team
during the 2024 ecology survey season. Positions are anticipated to last for a minimum of 6
months, commencing mid-March, during which time you will be based out of one of our three
offices in Cardiff, Cheltenham and Elkstone. This is an excellent opportunity for you to learn
and further develop your ecology survey and consultancy skills, working alongside our talented
ecology team.

Your primary role will be to assist the wider EDP Ecology Team in undertaking habitat and
protected species surveys and providing Clerk of Works support, as well as assisting with data
input and analysis, research and report writing. During this time, you will be supervised and
supported by a strong team of expert ecologists, enabling you to gain valuable training and
experience of survey methodologies, mitigation and best practice techniques required by the
professional consultancy industry.

Your role will involve you travelling to various sites across the country; as such, a full,
clean driving licence and access to your own car for business use is essential. You will have a
relevant first degree and a good understanding of ecology and wildlife legislation and be
proficient using MS Office. Applicants with previous experience of protected species surveys
and/or NE/NRW licences are highly desirable.

In addition, you will be organised, personable, be able to work effectively on your own and as
part of a team and have good written and verbal communication skills. In return, EDP offers an
attractive salary and benefits package, Time off in Lieu (TOIL), with excellent on-the-job
training and support for future career progression.

To apply, please email your CV and a covering letter to Lauryn Blair
([email protected]) stating ‘Assistant Ecologist’ in the subject field.

Please also state your office location preference should you have one and where you saw this

Term: Fixed Term (spring and summer months)

Closing date: 31 Jan 2024. Interviews will be held at the earliest opportunity in 2024 for
strong candidates.

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