Career opportunity

Ecologist: Senior


We are always seeking highly motivated and dynamic ecologists looking to progress their careers within an ambitious environmental consultancy.  Based in our Birmingham office in the West Midlands, you will have the opportunity to work on multi-disciplinary projects across a range of sectors and for a wide variety of clients. We want to empower you to succeed and progress!

Senior Ecologists will be expected to bring extensive technical expertise in survey design and delivery, as well as experience of protected species mitigation and licences (e.g. bats, Badger, GCN). Our senior ecologists will manage and lead projects, and work closely with our clients across a range of project sizes.

  • Essential / Desirable Skills and Experience

    Requirements for our role

    • An undergraduate degree and preferably a post-graduate qualification in a relevant subject
    • Ability to multi-task and work proactively and flexibly in support of changing workloads;
    • Protected Species Licences e.g. Natural England bat survey licence;
    • Experience of delivering PEAR, EcIA and HRA;
    • Obtaining EPS mitigation licences;
    • Excellent report writing skills;
    • Strong attention to detail and ability to work without supervision;
    • Ability to work away from home as / when required to undertake surveys as part of a field team (all expenses paid);
    • Ability to handle confidential information.
  • How to Apply

    Everything you need to know to get your application started

    Ecus is an equal opportunities employer providing a supportive friendly working environment.  We offer competitive salaries, flexible working and we are proud to have gained Investors in People ‘Silver’ status.


    Applications should be made via email to and should include a CV and covering letter outlining the position applied for along with a portfolio (if applicable) to demonstrate your range of technical skills and experience (less than 10MB file or include a sharing download link).



    We do not accept CVs from third parties / agencies, and any applications received will be treated as the property of Ecus Ltd. We will not be liable for any fees related to unsolicited CVs received.

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