All Locations
Cardiff, Hybrid Working
Advertising Salary
Competitive + health insurance + benefits
Vacancy Type
Permanent
Land
Hours Per WeekHours Per Week:
37.5

About The Role

Are you an Ecologist and looking for an opportunity to step up and take on more responsibility? Do you have experience in undertaking protected species and habitat surveys? Are you looking to start mentoring others, or to take a lead on some diverse project work? Fancy the flexibility to work from home or an office and the opportunity to get out in the field?

We are actively seeking a Senior Ecologist to join our existing Welsh ecology team in Cardiff. In this crucial role, you'll be working with our experienced team on all aspects of the consultancy process (from tender preparation, through fieldwork, to high quality scientific reporting and sign-off). Along with our focus on growth and development within a close-knit, dynamic and fast-moving division, you'll be working within an experienced team of both terrestrial and aquatic scientists who deliver a wide variety of projects across the UK for environment and conservation agencies, water industries, energy industries and many more. You'll also have the opportunity to work with cross-cutting expertise, not only in the terrestrial sector, but in fisheries science, hydrology, hydro/geomorphology, and water quality sectors.

To be successful in this role, you'll need:

  • Experience conducting Phase 1 Habitat and / or UK Habitats Classification surveys.
  • Experience of writing Preliminary Ecological Appraisals and / or protected species survey reports.
  • Experience of protected species surveys (e.g. dormice, bats, GCN, otter, water vole, birds etc.).
  • Up to date overview of EU and UK legislation pertaining to ecology and environmental issues, as well as Ecological Impact Assessment (EcIA), Ecological Impact Assessments and planning regulations;
  • A full UK driving licence.

You will be offered the chance to work on a variety of projects, many of our employees have worked on projects that have been of personal interest to them. We match this with a commitment to continuous development and learning to support your career. We also offer benefits to look after you, from private medical insurance for all employees, access to mental health first aiders and comprehensive income protection if you cannot work. We also offer superb flexible working options, balancing work with your life.

Next steps

We are focused on creating a diverse and inclusive team. If you can’t tick every box on our job description, then we are still keen to hear from you and are open to supporting your development. That may be working part time or supporting you to gain experience in a specific area – we are a growing company and are able to adapt roles to reflect individual skills.

If you think you have what it takes to join our fast-growing business, then please apply immediately on our website. All we need some basic information and your CV, we will review all applications quickly and will respond to all applications.

About Us

The APEM Group is a global environmental consultancy, we work with a range of clients including large corporations and governments to help them understand and solve a wide variety of environmental projects in the UK and globally. Our successful pioneering work has enabled us to grow and combine forces with other businesses who share our ethos and integrity. At our core, our people are working towards the protection of the environment across the globe.

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