Graduate / Consultant Ecologist

Richards, Moorehead and Laing Ltd, a CIEEM Registered and multi-disciplinary practice established in 1984 has a wide portfolio of work in infrastructure projects, renewable energy projects and residential and leisure development.  Our team is composed of Landscape Architects, Landscape Managers, Ecologists, Town Planners, Environmental Practitioners, Archaeologists.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and dedicated ecologist to be based in our Ruthin Office, Denbighshire to provide support to the existing ecology team and wider multi-disciplinary team. The role is office-based but will involve working away from home, as well as evening and night-time working on site.

Candidates should have the following level of education and experience:

  • Relevant degree
  • Full driving licence
  • At least 2 years’ experience working as an ecologist
  • Experience of undertaking protected species survey, in particular GCN and bats
  • Bat call analysis
  • Experience of writing ecology reports.

The following skills are considered advantageous, but not essential for the role;

  • Holds (or is working towards holding) a protected species licence, in particular for bats
  • Member of CIEEM
  • Ecological Clerk Of Works experience
  • GIS
  • Welsh language skills
  • CSCS card holder

If you are keen to get involved in large and complex projects, and work with a wide variety of other professionals to overcome technical and procedural problems, we would be keen to hear from you.  RML is a family-owned company, winning many awards since its incorporation including two Landscape Institute research awards and a Europa Nostra award for our historic landscape work in Ireland.  If outdoor activities are part of your interests, then Ruthin offers excellent access to Snowdonia and the growing adventure sports scene.

If you are interested in joining us please send a brief covering letter and CV to

Donna Hall
Principal Ecologist
Richards, Moorehead and Laing Ltd
Llys Clwyd
Cwrt y Dderwen
Ffordd Celyn
LL15 1NJ

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Salary scale £20,000-£25,000 per annum DOE