Senior / Principal Ecologist

Senior / Principal Ecologist 

Advance your career within this fast growing, innovative, multi-disciplinary practice

James Blake Associates is an award winning, environmental practice with professionals in Arboriculture, Ecology, Landscape Architecture, Landscape Planning, and Land Adoption.

This job represents a unique opportunity to develop our fledgling department.  JBA has attracted a platform of ecology work for some time to sit alongside our existing workload in Arboriculture and Landscape.

Are you the ambitious, forward thinking ecologist we are looking for?

Have you ever felt that your promotion opportunities are limited or curtailed and that you have the licences, CIEEM membership and drive to make a name for yourself in the world of ecology?  Have you got the vision, the leadership qualities, the management flair, the technical knowledge and licences to inspire, train, support and grow an ecology team of winners?  If so, JBA has got the opportunity for you to realise your dreams.

Up to £40,000 depending on experience and qualifications

Our Requirements 

To be successful in the role we’d love to hear from individuals with the following profile: 

• NQF Level 6 (BSc) or higher qualification in Ecology, Biological Sciences or equivalent 
• Minimum 5 years' post-graduate experience in an Ecology Consultancy or complimentary environmental discipline 
• Full membership of CIEEM essential
• Excellent report writing skills
• Extensive survey experience 
• Mitigation experience
• Protected species licence, or in the process of obtaining one
• Full clean UK driving licence 
• Professional, enthusiastic and positive attitude with the ability to engage well with clients and mentor team members. 

For further information, you can browse our website: or call Jenny Beck on 01787 248216. Otherwise please email with a covering letter, CV and examples of your work. We look forward to hearing from you soon.

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