First Ecology: Senior Ecologist

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Salary: Competitive
Contract type: Permanent / Working hours: Full time
Location: Callow Rock Offices , Shipham Road, Cheddar, Somerset, BS27 3DQ
The role is responsible for supporting a team of ecologists to deliver services to an exceptional standard within agreed budgets and timescales and fully ensure client satisfaction.

Contact details

To apply, please send your CV to Helen Ward (Consultancy Manager) at Enquiries are welcome by telephone to 01823 652425. Please ask for Helen.

The closing date for applications is the 2nd February 2020. Interviews will be held the week commencing the 10th February 2020. No recruitment agencies or previous applicants please.

First Ecology

First Ecology is an environmental consultancy committed to upholding best practice standards whilst also achieving pragmatic project outcomes. To deliver services of the highest quality, First Ecology is committed to the recruitment and training of talented individuals with the expertise to provide technical advice and support on development and conservation schemes across the UK. We specialise in ecology, arboricultural and landscape services but routinely work collaboratively as part of multidisciplinary teams. Due to our dedicated work ethic and positive approach, we have established a broad customer base which extends across public, private and commercial sectors. This affords a diversity of project types from minor habitat management tasks to participation in national development projects and ensures a varied and interesting project portfolio. As well as offering an engaging and rewarding career, your work will generate unrestricted funds which will be returned to the parent company, Somerset Wildlife Trust, to support their charitable conservation work across the county.


First Ecology appreciates the valuable contribution of senior colleagues within the business and is keen to support you in pursuing further career development. As a Senior Ecologist you will have the opportunity to expand your commercial and managerial skills whilst also progressing technically. In addition, you will benefit from a predominantly office-hours working pattern and attractive remuneration package.

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