Cornwall Environmental Consultants Ltd


Ecologist – Temporary Post – Truro, Cornwall

Cornwall Environmental Consultants (CEC) Ltd are seeking a full-time, experienced consultant Ecologist to join our team based near Truro, Cornwall. The post is offered on a seasonal basis for five months, June-October, with the possibility of extension to a permanent contract.

You will have a minimum of 3 years’ experience in ecological consultancy, hold a BSc or MSc in Ecology (or related subject) and full or associate membership of CIEEM (MCIEEM or ACIEEM). You should have good communication skills, competence in a range of survey techniques, watching brief / Ecological Clerk of Works experience and report writing skills. A protected species licence and/or demonstrable experience in bat surveys, or other specialist areas are desirable, as is a CSCS card. You will be willing to travel (sometimes out of county) to undertake surveys, and a full driver’s licence is therefore essential for this post.  The successful applicant will be flexible with regard to working hours, as there will sometimes be a need to work outside normal office hours.

Established in 1991, Cornwall Environmental Consultants is the trading company of Cornwall Wildlife Trust.  We are a market leader within the South West providing ecology and landscape architecture services. CEC provides an excellent working environment, with flexible working, a generous reward package and pension scheme, friendly colleagues and a beautiful office location.

Salary is negotiable depending on experience.

For a job description and person specification, please download these files: E4 CEC Project Manager – Ecologist person spec  E4 CEC Project Manager – Ecologist JD or email

To apply please send a covering letter and CV to Jenny Stuart, Principal Ecologist, Cornwall Environmental Consultants, Five Acres, Allet, Truro, Cornwall, TR4 9DJ or email these documents to, quoting ‘Ecologist Temporary Post’, in the subject line. If you would like to discuss this role further, please call Jenny on 01872 302314.

Closing date for applications is midnight, Sunday 14th May 2017 with interviews taking place week commencing 22nd May 2017.

CEC is proud to be Investors In People, ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 accredited.

Registered Charity Name: Cornwall Trust for Nature Conservation Ltd Registered Charity Number: 214929.
Cornwall Wildlife Trust is an equal opportunities employer and we are committed to ensuring all applications are treated fairly. Applications are sought only from those eligible to work in the UK in the first instance.  All offers of employment are made subject to proof of eligibility to work in the UK, and references satisfactory to the organisation.
All applications are subject to our shortlisting process where we only assess information provided against the Person Specification and job requirements. If you are shortlisted we will contact you and invite you to attend an interview. If you are able to supply us with an email address, we will do our best to advise you if you have not been shortlisted.

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