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We Are Recruiting: 2 x Seasonal Assistant Ecologist

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Job Requirements

EcoNorth Ltd is looking to recruit two suitably experienced Seasonal Assistant Ecologists to join our growing consultancy, to organise and take part in ecological survey work, GIS and report writing for projects throughout the UK and Ireland (where appropriate).  The successful candidates must be passionate about wildlife whilst demonstrating commitment to our ethos of delivering pragmatic services to our clients.

The roles are offered on a temporary basis initially until the end of October 2021 with the possibility of extension for the right candidates.

The full details of the role are provided here: Job Description.


EcoNorth will offer you the opportunity to work on a variety of exciting and challenging projects from habitat creation schemes and small developments to some of the largest construction projects in the UK and Ireland, and to contribute in a meaningful way to nature conservation.

EcoNorth is a friendly, sociable team focused on building a diverse and inclusive culture.  We are open to flexible working.  Individuals are empowered to manage their own projects and contribute to the team’s decision making processes during the annual team consultation and regular team meetings.  We offer ongoing opportunities for training and development, internal and external, with each employee provided with an individual training budget in addition to their mandatory health and safety training budget.

We offer our clients and partners high level professional and ethical standards and accountability, which are supported by our Constructionline Gold level membership and Acclaim certification.  We have also successfully achieved ISO 45001 health and safety certification and are currently working towards attaining ISO 9001 quality certification in March 2022.


EcoNorth is committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, marriage and civil partnership, race, religion or belief, political beliefs, dietary choices, membership or non-membership of a trade union or any other characteristic unrelated to the performance of the job.

Initial shortlisting will be undertaken on a ‘blind’ basis.  Interviews will be undertaken via video call using Microsoft Teams.  During the interview process, candidates will be asked structured questions which will be measured against a person specification.  A short online species ID test will also be undertaken.

To apply for this role, please email your CV and cover letter to outlining why you wish to work at EcoNorth and how your knowledge, skills and experience will enable you to fulfil the role’s requirements.

Closing Date for Applications: Tuesday 11 May 2021

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