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Jacobs Seasonal Ecologist in United Kingdom Countrywide, United Kingdom

Seasonal Ecologist


Jacobs leads the global professional services sector delivering solutions for a more connected, sustainable world. Providing a full spectrum of services including scientific, technical, professional, and construction – and program - management. Our 77,000 employees in 400 locations around the world serve a broad range of companies and organisations including industrial, commercial, and government clients across multiple markets and geographies.

During our 125 years in the UK, we have been involved in some of the biggest and most challenging projects, delivering innovative and sustainable solutions to the country’s most critical issues, from access to clean air and safe water, civil and national security and safeguarding mobility. That’s because Jacobs is much more than just a traditional engineering company. Ranked No. 1 by Fortune’s 2019 World's Most Admired Companies…

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Our Water and Environment businessprovides a focus for advising our clients on sustainability issues includingrenewable energy, low carbon economies, impacts of climate change and waste andresource management. Our environmental capabilities comprise of in excess of1000 staff based predominantly in the UK, but with reach into the MiddleEast and in India.

Ourecology team is currently over a hundred strong which means technical aswell as career mentoring to ensure your continued professionaldevelopment. At Jacobs we provide the resources to turn great ideas intoreality.

We employa number of field biologists and ecologists to assist with and undertake datacollection and monitoring commitments on projects. We are now looking forfield scientists to support our project commitments on a range of contracttypes. We are looking for seasonalecologists across our office locations in; Southampton, Peterborough/Norwich, London/Croydon,Cardiff, Bristol, Exeter, Glasgow, Edinburgh, Manchester, Leeds, Swindon,Winnersh, Worchester, and Birmingham.

We alsowelcome applicants who are based in Essex, Hertfordshire, Sussex, and thecounties surrounding London, particularly those with ECoW experience and/or a GCNlicence.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • 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

  • Report Writing



  • Ecology survey experience and a good field scientist

  • Eligible for CIEEM membership

  • Capable of managing a challenging workload subject to change at short notice

  • Confident with proven interpersonal and communication skills.

  • Strong IT skills

  • Ability to write clear, concise reports

  • You must be a good team player with a willingnessto work away from your base office.


  • An honours degree in ecology or related field

  • Driving License

  • Relevant undergraduate work placements or post graduate studies

  • Understanding of relevant UK legislation

  • Full CIEEM

  • Postgraduate degree

  • Protected species licence(s)

  • An ecological specialism

  • Chartered Environmentalist

  • ECoW experience


Start dates will range between February and May 2020and have the potential to be flexible.

If interested, please submit your CV and CoverLetter when applying.

Please also bear in mind that you do not need tomeet 100% of the Essential Criteria to be considered for a position withJacobs.

Pleasenote that the recruitment process for seasonal ecologists will commence inJanuary 2020

Our Culture

At Jacobswe 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 work with external organisations such as STEM , WISE (Women in Science & Engineering) and Stonewall . We are also Disability Confident Committed ; therefore, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for a vacancy.

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

When you join Jacobs you will have access to a wide range of Global Networks, centred oninclusion and diversity which is the foundation of our business and at the centre of our values.

To find out more about our networks, please visit our website;www.jacobs.com

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.

JACOBS is an Equal Opportunity Employer who is committed to the safety and wellbeing of all.

Job Environmental Science

Primary Location United Kingdom-United Kingdom Countrywide-Peterborough-UK Peterborough - Forder Way

Other Locations United Kingdom-United Kingdom Countrywide-Norwich-UK Norwich - Whitlingham Ln

Job Type Graduate Job

Req ID: BIA00071U