Ecologist (ECOSA)

ECOSA are pleased to be seeking an Ecologist to join us at our head office in Hampshire.

As a key member of our team, your enthusiasm for ecology and proactive approach will equip you well in supporting our expanding business.

With the support of our consultants, you will use your expertise to provide sound advice and deliver a wide range of survey and mitigation solutions across a diverse portfolio of projects.

You will carry out a range of field surveys, including extended Phase 1 habitat surveys and protected species surveys, alongside day-to-day office-based work.

You will work on Preliminary Ecological Appraisals, Ecological Impact Assessments, ecological mitigation, compensation and enhancement schemes, habitat management and monitoring plans, and preparing applications for Natural England licences.

You will be able comfortable managing small-scale projects such as private home redevelopment and residential developments. The role may be ideal for an Assistant Ecologist looking to make a step up or an experienced Ecologist looking for a change.

The role is a permanent contract full time to start early 2022. Successful candidates will receive a salary in the range of £20,000 – £28,000 (depending on experience). Part-time or flexible working options would be considered for the right candidate. The position comes with the opportunity to accrue either TOIL or paid overtime over the summer months.

Details of the essential an desirable skills associated with this role can be found on the ECOSA job advert here.

What ECOSA can offer you

ECOSA has a dedicated team of ecologists who are committed to the success of the business. We are therefore committed to the development of our staff as part of the team. Further details of the benefit package can be found on the ECOSA job advert here.

How to Apply

Please email your CV, ensuring to highlight all relevant knowledge, experience and skills, and a covering letter providing evidence of how you meet the above requirements, for the attention of Anita Mackley, Company Manager at Please let us know how you found out about this vacancy and title your email clearly as ‘Ecologist Vacancy’.

If you would like to informally discuss this role, please contact Richard Chilcott, Principal Ecologist ( in the first instance.

Closing date for applications is 6th December 2021. Provisional interview dates w/c 13th December 2021.


Please note this role is open to direct applicants; applications from recruitment agencies will not be considered.