• Senior or Principal Ecologist Jobs in United Kingdom - 23790401

  • Jacobs Engineering Group Inc.
  • United Kingdom, Uk
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  • 10 - 13 Years
  • Posted : above 1 month

Job Description:

Senior or Principal Ecologist - ( BIA0002PL )


Jacobs is one of the worlds largest and most diverse providers of full-spectrum technical, professional and consultancy services for industrial, commercial and government organisations globally

With more than 74,000 people globally, our teams collaborate, innovate and create Our people are proud to have been behind some of the greatest consultancy and engineering feats over the past 70 years

We foster a collaborative and inclusive environment for our people, and our partners, and we want you to be a part of our growing business

To meet our growing UK business needs and future development aspirations we are looking for a Senior or Principal Ecologist in our Glasgow or Edinburgh offices

We are part of Jacobs approximately 180-strong UK ecology team, one of the UKs largest, most dynamic and respected ecology teams The team delivers surveys, impact assessments and Habitats Regulations Appraisals for high profile infrastructure projects

Based in a location that gives you ready access to the Scottish outdoors, this is an excellent opportunity to develop experience in a growing team, working on some of the largest infrastructure projects in Scottish history There are opportunities for the right candidate to progress their career quickly The successful person will become part of a respected and ambitious company with excellent career prospects and international opportunities

The size and diversity of our team means youll get technical as well as career mentoring to ensure your continued professional development At Jacobs we provide the resources to turn great ideas into reality, and were looking for the most talented and passionate ecologists and field biologists to be our next generation of leaders

Responsibilities will include

Supporting the Scottish & UK ecology teams in project delivery
Planning, resourcing and leading ecological field surveys
Producing quality assured ecology deliverables such as EcIAs, Species Protection Plans, Preliminary Ecological Appraisal Reports
Mentoring less experienced staff
Supporting business development activities



An honours degree in ecology or closely related field
Surveying and working experience in the UK regulatory framework including protected species licensing; and Extended Phase 1 habitat survey
Full member of CIEEM with CEnv/CEcol or eligibility for full membership/chartership
Excellent written, oral and interpersonal communication skills
Experience of either EcIA or producing EPS license applications
Capable of organising and developing your work with minimal supervision
Full current UK driving license


Postgraduate degree
An ecological specialism
Working knowledge of the Habitats Directive 1992 (as amended)
Experience of working closely with other environmental specialists
Project and/or budget management
ECoW experience
Protected species license(s)
GIS skills
A CSCS card

Our Culture

At Jacobs we have recently celebrated 10 years of our culture of caring - BeyondZero We see safety differently - we strive to go BeyondZero by putting the health, safety and well-being of our employees first in everything we do

We are committed to equality across our business and we promote STEM and WISE (Women in Science & Engineering) initiatives When you join Jacobs you will have access to a wide range of Global Networks, centred on inclusion and diversity To find out more about our networks, check out our website


We encourage applications from candidates looking for flexible working or reduced hours contracts

Successful candidates will be asked to complete a Baseline Personnel Security Standard Pre-Employment check and will be required to undergo various checks including Identity, Right to Work; Employment/Education History and Criminal Record If you are unable to meet this and any associated criteria, then your employment may be delayed or rejected

Job Posting Oct 2, 2018, 65959 PM

Profile Summary:

Employment Type : Full Time
Eligibility : Any Graduate
Industry : Engineering/Projects, Consulting Services
Functional Area : Engg. project Mgmt./site Engg./Civil Engg.
Role : Civil
Salary : As per Industry Standards
Deadline : 11th Apr 2020

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