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Ecologist - Planning (BNG)

Carrington West
South East
£50 per hour
Closing date
3 Aug 2024

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Public sector
Contract Type
Interim, contract & temporary
Full Time
Job Level

Job Details

My client in the South East of England, is seeking an experienced Ecologist to work with the Town Planning Department on an initial 3 month contract.
Duties Include:
·Undertaking Biodiversity Net Gain assessments
·Providing specialist technical advice to Local Authorities on ecology, biodiversity, nature conservation and Habitats.
·Advise on the impact of new developments on biodiversity, ecology and nature conservation resources on behalf of Local Authority.
·Be responsible for, co-ordinate and deliver development management casework for ecology including Three Test Assessments for European Protected Species.
·Experience in survey and mitigation for habitats and species, and in ecological impact assessment, consultation, project design and management.
·A degree in biology/ecology or directly related subject. An additional higher degree would be an advantage
·Chartered Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management or equivalent.
·Experience in advising Local Planning Authorities on the impact of new developments on biodiversity.
·Experience in the UK ecological consultancy market with a strong client facing approach.
·Personal conservation licence for/working towards at least one protected species.
This role can be worked on a hybrid basis - Part time and Full time applicants both invited.
Carrington West Pay Rate - Flexible depending on experience
Job Ref - 52178
Please call Cameron de Wit on 02393 876014 for a confidential discussion on this role, or email myself or our planning team if you are short of time to chat:

Carrington West's dedicated Town Planning Recruitment Team supply clients UK wide on both a permanent and contract basis and all levels of seniority. If this role is too senior, too junior or in a location that is unsuitable, but you are keen on options, please still feel free to apply and we can discuss other, often unadvertised roles with you.


Carrington West has a dedicated team offering town planning jobs in the UK town planning sector. Our Town Planning Team operate within the interim, contract and permanent employment markets within town planning. Our town planning candidates benefit from many years’ experience of placing professionals into local authorities UK wide.

As well as our council client base, Carrington West service some of the most desirable town planning consultancy jobs available. We have considerable experience in recruiting for town planners, development management officers, policy planners, regeneration planners, conservation officers, project managers and urban designers from entry level through to Director / Head of Service. For a discrete conversation or to find out about the latest town planning jobs we have available, please contact our Town Planning Team today on 02392 704037.


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02392 704 037
Building 1000, Lakeside
North Harbour

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