Senior Ecologist (Wildscapes CIC)

At Wildscapes, we’re a small and rapidly expanding team with big ambitions. We’re on the lookout for exceptional individuals with a hands-on approach who can help drive our business forward. As a registered Community Interest Company (CIC), CIEEM Registered Practice and commercial subsidiary of the Sheffield & Rotherham Wildlife Trust we have conservation at the heart of everything we do. All our profits are reinvested back into the charitable work of our parent company, creating a better future for wildlife, people and the green spaces of Sheffield, Rotherham, and beyond. We support our clients to ensure projects are carried out with a detailed sensitivity to habitats and conservation whilst achieving their outcomes. Working with a variety of clients and operating across many sectors, we provide solutions with tangible benefits.

The main services we currently deliver are:

Ecology – protected species surveys, licensing, mitigation, habitat management plans, ecological management plans, planning consultation, and biodiversity net gain support.

Land Management – pond and wetland creation, site maintenance, tree planting, soft landscaping, heather moorland restoration, habitat maintenance and creation.

The successful candidate will have at least five years’ experience delivering ecology services for a variety of clients in public, private and third sectors.

The successful candidate will have a good level of knowledge and skill in general ecological assessment (i.e. Preliminary Ecological Appraisal, including Phase 1 Habitat and UKHab, and Ecological Impact Assessment) and will specialise in one or two protected species, specifically including bats.

The successful candidate will support the Wildscapes Ecology Manager and the broader team in ensuring that Wildscapes CIC is an innovative social enterprise with an excellent reputation, delivering for people, wildlife, the natural environment, and Sheffield & Rotherham Wildlife Trust.

Further information about the consultancy can be found on our website www.wildscapes.co.uk and made available for candidates shortlisted for interview.

For the full job description, person specification and application form, please visit; https://wildscapes.co.uk/senior-ecologist

**Please note that CV’s will not be accepted. Strictly no agencies**