Ornithologist - Derby

Penguin Recruitment
18000.00 - 27000.00 GBP Annual
15 Jun 2017
22 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Ornithologist - Derby

My client is an international multi-disciplinary consultancy supplying high quality service and advice to customers from across the globe. This client prides themselves on their creative and cost effective solutions thus ensuring long-standing partnerships with their clients. This company is a market leader in planning, energy and, design and provides professional career structures to encourage their employee's development both internally and externally to the company. In preparation for the busy survey season ahead, this client are looking to employ seasonal ecologists to carry on the good work in their Derby office.


- Qualified to degree level or equivalent in ecology or a related subject
- flexibility to work unsocial hours, particularly during the bird breeding season
- Excellent bird identification skills
- Knowledge of a range of bird species and survey techniques
- The ability to produce a range of ecological reports and documents
- Excellent understanding of UK nature conservation legislation
- The ability to use a range of field equipment (e.g. GIS, MS word and Excel)
- Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
- Extensive survey experience
- A full UK driving license

The ideal candidate will also a hold Protected Species license for the Barn Owl


- Supporting a wide range of surveys
- Carrying out office-work (e.g. day-to-day data analysis and project management)
- Liaising with a range of clients
- Attending company meetings
- Bird identification
- Bird ringing

For more information on this vacancy or any job within the ecological sector, please contact Beth Cook of Penguin Recruitment on: ************** Alternatively, you can email on: **********************************

Keywords: ecology, ecologist, bird, Ornithologist consultancy, protected species, bat, GCN, dormouse, barn owl, environment, sustainability, survey, CIEEM

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