Ecologist (Root3 Associates)

Root3 Associates Ltd are seeking a talented ecologist to join our small team and help with our exciting plans for the future. As an ecologist at Root3, you can expect to get involved with a variety of habitat and species surveys, report writing, assisting with tender and fee estimates.

Working nationally our projects are varied, and include smaller housing schemes to larger residential plans and retirement living projects, primary health and retail developments. You’ll help win and deliver a range of survey, assessment and net gain projects that exceed client expectations without compromising your passion for wildlife.

Part time considered

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Proven experience ( 3-5 years) in a similar role.
  • Experience in writing Preliminary Ecological Appraisals (PEAs)
  • Understanding of ecological reports for planning
  • Practical experience in carrying out protected species surveys within the UK. Working towards, or already holding a bat, or GCN licence.
  • Have prior experience of project management/coordination and/or coordinating surveys.
  • ECoW experience
  • Biodiversity Net Gain Assessments (including application of latest Biodiversity metric)
  • Be an excellent communicator with the ability to write clear, concise reports.
  • Knowledge of relevant aspects of UK and EU environmental Legislation and national and local planning policies and processes.
  • Associate / Full CIEEM Membership or demonstrable eligibility for entry in the near future.
  • Innovative and solution-based approach to surveys and design advice
  • Full clean UK Driving Licence.

What we offer:

  • Competitive salary
  • Flexible working arrangements between the office and home acceptable
  • Holidays: 24 days off (20 holidays plus an extra day off to enjoy your birthday as well as three additional days off at Christmas) plus bank holidays, throughout the year.
  • Annual training budget for externally led CPD courses
  • Gym membership

To apply, email Include your CV/experience, start date availability and salary expectations.