Consultant Ecologist (Antea Group UK)

Consultant Ecologist- Hybrid, primarily homebased

Are you eager to work on challenging projects that seek to create a better world? Do you thrive in an environment that is supportive, collaborative, and rewards initiative? Are you looking for a place to advance your career with formal training and mentorship? You’ve come to the right place.

Our people are our greatest assets. As such, we are committed to cultivating a great workplace and reinforcing employee value through meaningful work, a culture of empowerment and respect, and a world of opportunity.

You will play a pivotal role within our expanding Environmental Planning Team. Your primary responsibilities will be to support on a diverse array of Ecology projects (including but not limited to designing and managing ecological surveys, undertaking extended phase 1 habitat/UK Habitat Classification surveys and surveys for legally protected species, producing a range of ecological reports, liaising with clients, their planning teams, contractors and the general public, and building and maintaining effective working relationships at all levels within the business, with clients, subcontractors and other third parties such as regulators, statutory consultees, etc.) Your influence will extend to the delivery of services to national and international clients across a wide range of sectors.


  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant subject (2:1 or higher).
  • Two to three years’ experience as a professional ecological consultant.
  • Qualifying membership of CIEEM (or higher) and a willingness to work towards a higher level in time.
  • Good ecological field skills covering a range of protected species and habitats.
  • A clear understanding of the legislative and planning policy framework as it relates to ecology and nature conservation.
  • The ability to prepare quality technical reports in line with CIEEM guidelines.
  • Excellent teamwork and communication skills.
  • Full clean driving licence.
  • Additional Desirable Qualifications

Additional Desirable Qualifications

  • Experience of using GIS.
  • Knowledge of BREEAM 2018 assessments.
  • Knowledge of the Defra Biodiversity Metric and UK Habitat Classification.
  • Any Natural England survey licence (Level 1 or above).
  • BSBI FISC (Level 3 or above).
  • CSCS Card.


Our newly established consulting operation in the United Kingdom will be supported by our sister company, Antea Group USA.

Antea Group UK will offer a competitive pay and benefits package including competitive basic salary, company matched pension scheme, health and life insurance, 25 days annual leave in addition to bank holidays increasing with service, supported training and professional development opportunities.