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Assistant Ecologist / Ecologist
Banbury
Posted 4 years ago
Due to the ongoing success and expansion of the business, Aspect Ecology has an excellent opportunity for a recently graduated / postgraduate / postdoc candidate to develop their career in ecological consultancy, by joining our industry leading team of specialists and working on our exciting range of challenging and interesting projects. About Aspect Ecology At Aspect Ecology, we specialise in providing ecological consultancy services to a well-established base of high profile clients in both the public and private sectors. Our Oxfordshire based team has a wealth of experience and expertise advising on an extensive range of projects nationwide with a focus on integrating ecological habitats and wildlife benefits within new developments. We are a professional and friendly team of enthusiastic ecologists who thrive on innovation and delivering high quality output to our clients. follow us on Linkedin  https://www.linkedin.com/company/aspect-ecology-ltd-/ About the Role You would be an Assistant Ecologist/Ecologist, working within the ecology team, undertaking a range of field survey work for habitats and faunal species (e.g. bats, Badger, GCN, reptiles, Otter, Water Vole, and nesting birds) across the UK. You will also carry out background research, manage and analyse field survey data, carrying out interpretation and writing technical reports. About You As a key member of the team, the following skills and experience are considered essential to the role:
  • A relevant degree and/or postgraduate qualification, with a strong academic ability and record;
  • A sound background in or enthusiasm for natural history and familiarity with UK flora and fauna;
  • Some experience with UK botanical and/or faunal identification and survey work;
  • A broad understanding of UK wildlife legislation;
  • Ability to work under pressure in a fast paced environment, with effective teamwork and excellent communication skills;
  • Full driving licence and own car, insured for business use.
In return, Aspect Ecology is proud to offer you a highly rewarding career in Ecology with a clear pathway for progression within the company alongside a competitive salary (commensurate with your experience), full training and a generous package of additional benefits. To apply, please send your CV and covering letter, maximum 1 page, explaining why you feel this opportunity is right for you, to recruitment@aspect-ecology.com If your application is successful, we will contact you by email or telephone, to discuss the next steps and arrange an interview.  Interviews will be held from mid-February onwards.

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Job CategoryEcology

Due to the ongoing success and expansion of the business, Aspect Ecology has an excellent opportunity for a recently graduated / postgraduate / postdoc candidate to develop their career in ecological ...

Due to the ongoing success and expansion of the business, Aspect Ecology has a number of exciting opportunities for recently graduated / post graduate candidates to start their career in ecological consultancy, assisting with surveys and translocations on an exciting range of challenging and interesting projects About the Role You would be a Field Ecologist, working under the direction of the Field Work Co-ordination and Ecology team, undertaking a range of field surveys for faunal species, including bats, reptiles and great crested newts, together with translocations and potential for work with other protected species. In particular, we have new reptile translocations commencing in Poole, Dorset and Cambridge and would be very pleased to hear from applicants near to these locations to assist with this work. We would also be pleased to hear from applicants close to our office in Banbury, and across Kent and the South-East that may be able to assist with our ongoing surveys. We have opportunities available immediately, with surveys continuing until September/October 2019. You will be required to work up to five days per week, with opportunities for weekend work as well. About You As an important member of the team, the following skills, experience, and attitude are considered essential to the role:
  • A flexible and enthusiastic approach;
  • Willingness to work ‘ecological hours’ and travel;
  • Confidence to work with reptiles and amphibians (training provided);
  • A broad understanding of UK wildlife legislation and a keen interest in Natural History;
  • Full driving licence and own car, insured for business use.
Previous experience of conducting surveys for protected species is advantageous but not essential, as full training will be provided. Having a CSCS card is also desirable but not crucial. Wages are paid at an hourly rate (commensurate with your experience). B&B / hotel accommodation will be provided, where required, and all business mileage / subsistence will be reimbursed on a monthly basis. To apply, please send your CV and covering letter, explaining why you feel this opportunity is right for you, to recruitment@aspect-ecology.com Please entitle your email "Field Ecologist - your name" and be clear on your availability for work in 2019. A member of the Aspect team will contact successful candidates by email or telephone, as we are unable to reply to every applicant. To read about our data privacy policy click here.

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Job CategoryEcology

Due to the ongoing success and expansion of the business, Aspect Ecology has a number of exciting opportunities for recently graduated / post graduate candidates to start their career in ecological co...

Chartered Landscape Architect, Senior Landscape Architect
Banbury
Posted 5 years ago
We are currently looking for an enthusiastic qualified landscape architect (CMLI) with strong experience in report writing and LVIA’s. Candidates will have at least 5 years’ experience working as a landscape architect, ideally within the landscape planning sector, with experience of working on a variety of projects both large and small scale. You will be expected to take an active role within the team assisting the Director and Associate Director and supporting the junior members and graphics team. Candidates will be involved in all aspects of the planning stages from inception through design development and preparation of LVIA’s, to discharging landscape related conditions and preparation of detailed designs. Whilst the role will involve LVIA report writing, the practice has a varied workload and you will gain a wide variety of experience on concept design, masterplanning, public open space, green infrastructure and detailed hard and soft design. The post would suit someone with excellent written and communication skills with an eye for detail who is looking to advance their career and be part of a close knit team. Candidates will be expected to have good working knowledge of Office, AutoCAD and Adobe Photoshop/Creative Suite, excellent report writing and communication skills, and be a team worker. Experience in Keyscape or SketchUp will be an advantage, as is a good working plant knowledge. We offer a relaxed, friendly and vibrant working environment within an open plan office working alongside our Arboriculture team. Very competitive salary (dependent on experience), pension, career development and mentoring/ CPD opportunities as appropriate. A degree and/or post graduate qualification in Landscape Architecture is essential and the candidate will be a Chartered Member of the Landscape Institute (CMLI). Please apply in writing to Paula Jordan, attaching CV and portfolio examples (PDF up to 8mb) to paula.jordan@aspect-landscape.com

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Job CategoryLandscape Planning
Job IdLP0001

We are currently looking for an enthusiastic qualified landscape architect (CMLI) with strong experience in report writing and LVIA’s. Candidates will have at least 5 years’ experience working as ...