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Assistant Ecologist

Salary:
£20,000 pa
Location:
Wetherby
Company:
Quants Environmental Ltd

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Assistant Ecologist (2 positions)


North of England (North Yorkshire or South Yorkshire focus)Wetherby based6 Month Fixed Term ContractSalary £20,000 paFull time (Anticipated start date March/April 2020)

About us


Quants Environmental is an expanding ecological and arboricultural consultancy with a diverse
range of clients and interesting projects, from small residential developers through to large
scale commercial industries. Our work spans the UK, but we are especially active across the
beautiful landscapes of Yorkshire and the north of England. The successful candidate will join
our friendly, progressive and hardworking team of trained ecologists, and will be fully
supported to develop further by our experienced and knowledgeable senior staff.


Role


The position will involve helping our team of experienced ecologists with field and protected
species surveys, desk searches, drafting ecological reports, and many other elements of general
applied ecological work. Day to day duties will involve a mix of field and office based
responsibilities. This role will provide you with a fantastic opportunity to learn about
applied ecology and develop your technical and consultancy skills.


About you


The successful candidate must have the following:


A good, honours degree in Ecology or a closely related subject

Full driving licence (with access to business use of a vehicle)

Excellent communication and report writing skills

Professional, well-organised attitude to work and clients

The willingness and stamina to undertake field surveys at a variety of site locations,
frequently at unsociable hours and sometimes involving overnight stays away from home

Evidence of a long-standing interest in the subject matter (which will be tested at
interview)

Desirable:


Membership of CIEEM
We offer


Full training with regard to health and safety

Plenty of opportunity to further your ecological CPD and work towards obtaining Protected
Species Licences

Close mentoring and support from senior colleagues

Opportunities for flexible and home working

Attractive benefits package

A friendly and professional working environment


To apply

Your CV, together with a covering letter addressed to Andrew Westgarth (Managing
Director) should be emailed to:


careers@quantsenvironmental.com


Closing date for applications is 12 noon on 9th January 2020.


Shortlisted candidates must be able to attend an interview on either 28th,
29th or 30th January.


Enquiries are welcome by telephone to 01765 600 799 (Please ask for Andrew Westgarth). Please note our
office is closed from 20th December and will re-open on 6th January 2020.


Quants Environmental is an Equal Opportunities Employer.


Web: www.quantsenvironmental.com

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