Aquatic Ecologist- Bristol

South West England, England, gb
Company: Penguin
Category: Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations
Published on 2021-06-20 18:05:47

My client, a leading sustainability and environmental Consultancy with offices across the globe, is entering a period of significant growth and therefore is seeking an Aquatic Ecologist to join their highly skilled and supportive team in Bristol.

The Role:

This diverse and exciting role offers you the chance to support projects and clients across the UK and overseas spanning projects with a hydro-ecology focus. You will be responsible for:

* Effective and safe implementation of environmental surveys for aquatic ecology.
* Water quality monitoring.
* Water Framework Directive Assessments.
* Opportunities to work within incidence response.
* Preparing fee proposals and author technical reports.
* Baseline and species reports.

A large component of this role is office-based coordination, including data analysis, client contact and reporting, as well as occasional fieldwork.

Key Skills:

The successful candidate will:

* Hold a degree in a relevant discipline, for example Ecology or other Biological Sciences.
* Have specialist ecological knowledge in fisheries or macroinvertebrate skills and/or survey skills for one or more protected species.
* Have comprehensive report writing skills within ecological survey reporting and assessments with ability to multi-task and handle several projects simultaneously.
* Have a comprehensive understanding of UK and EU Wildlife Legislation, planning policies and licensing requirements.
* Have an extensive understanding of Water Framework Directive Assessments.
* Understand EcIA and Water Resources Management Plan options appraisal (advantageous, not essential).
* Hold CIEEM membership.

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