To assist in the delivery of ecological surveys and related contracts by Wildscapes CIC.
In particular, the role will assist in delivering Preliminary Ecological Appraisals (PEAs), Ecological Impact Assessments and Biodiversity Net Gain Assessments and support Wildscapes Senior Ecologists in the delivery of protected species work.
The successful candidate will support Wildscapes Senior Ecologists and the broader team in ensuring that Wildscapes CIC is an innovative social enterprise with an excellent reputation, delivering for people, wildlife, the natural environment, and Sheffield & Rotherham Wildlife Trust.
Providing quotes to customers as required, supported by a Senior Ecologist – this responsibility will vary depending on level of experience.
Supervision and coordination of volunteers, subcontractors and work experience placements.
Coordination of Ecology administration, financial and other business processes with WS Central team and Trust
Coordination of data management and reporting processes.
Project administration, coordination of H&S project documentation as required.
Assist with carrying out Preliminary Ecological Appraisals, Ecological Impact assessments and Biodiversity Net Gain Calculations.
Support the Senior Ecologists and other specialists in the delivery of protected species work.
Supporting the preparation of high-quality ecological reports and advice on time and within budget.
Provide/coordinate GIS input to the consultancy.
Supervising maintenance and management of field kit.
Assist with the management of the finances of ecological projects.
Ensure an excellent level of health and safety while carrying out their role.
Present a professional image of the consultancy and Trust at all times.
A level of independent working will be expected – this applies to both practical field work but also desk-based work. In conjunction with support from the Senior Ecologist and broader team, this will create a strong pathway for professional development and career growth.