Consultant Ecologist Derby Excellent Salary & Benefits This is a fantastic time to join RPS. As one of the UK's leading multi-disciplinary consultancies, we are working on a number of high profile projects and require first class, innovative and motivated staff. With an enviable client list, and the highest calibre multi-disciplinary back up team, we are able to offer unparalleled opportunities, in a dynamic work place, where achievements are rewarded and progress encouraged. We are looking for an Ecologist to join the Team in our Derby office. Ideally, you will have at least two years' experience, preferably within a consultancy environment, and be responsible for carrying out habitat and protected species surveys, data analysis, research, report writing and potentially Ecological Clerk of Works duties. You will need to have knowledge of at least one Taxa to survey standard and hold at least one protected species licence (GCN or Bat) along with a working knowledge of wildlife legislation/policy and how this relates to the work we do. You will need to hold a degree in Ecology/Environmental Science (or similar) and either hold or be eligible for CIEEM membership and be proficient with MS Office. Travel will be an essential part of this role so a full driving licence would be required. In return, we offer an excellent salary and benefits package, including 24 days holiday, Pension and Life Assurance. You will also be eligible to participate in the Company Share Purchase Scheme. This is an excellent opportunity to showcase your talents and develop your career with one of the UK's leading multi-disciplinary consultancies. RPS is also interested in hearing from experienced Ecologists at all stages in their career, we are currently looking for consultant ecologists in Bristol and Derby and Senior Ecologists in Southampton. We are also looking for a Principal Ornithologist in Bristol, Cambridge or Oxford.