Jacobs Seasonal Ecologist in Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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About the opportunity:
We employ a number of field biologists and ecologists to assist with and undertake data collection and monitoring commitments on projects. We are now looking for field scientists to support our project commitments on a range of contract types. We are looking for seasonal ecologists across our office locations in; Southampton, Peterborough/Norwich, London/Croydon, Cardiff, Bristol, Exeter, Glasgow, Edinburgh, Manchester, Leeds, Swindon, Winnersh, Worcester, and Birmingham.
We are especially interested in recruiting experienced field survey leads, in particular bat specialists, water vole specialists, botanists and ornithologists, and would be keen to offer fixed term full-time or part-time roles to the right candidates.
Our ecology team is currently over a hundred strong which means technical as well as career mentoring to ensure your continued professional development. At Jacobs we provide the resources to turn great ideas into reality.
Supporting the national team of ecologists working on a variety of projects
Survey support and logistic planning
Ecological surveying and biological data collection
Producing quality assured ecology deliverables
Our Water and Environment business provides a focus for advising our clients on sustainability issues including renewable energy, low carbon economies, impacts of climate change and waste and resource management. Our environmental capabilities comprise of in excess of 1000 staff based predominantly in the UK, but with reach into the Middle East and in India.
Here’s What You’ll Need:
Experience in ecology surveys and as a field scientist
Eligibility for CIEEM membership
Capable of managing a challenging workload subject to change at short notice
Ability to write clear, concise reports
You must be a good team player with a willingness to work away from your base office.
Ideally, here’s what you’ll also have:
An honours degree in ecology or related field
Relevant undergraduate work placements or post graduate studies
Understanding of relevant UK legislation
Full CIEEM membership
Protected species licence(s)
An ecological specialism
We are looking for candidates to register their interest with Jacobs, with a CV and Cover Letter, before the end of the year. The interview and selection process will run throughout January and February, with start dates anticipated in March.
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