Job Title Major Projects Ecological Field Officer
Contract Type Temporary
Duration 8 months with potential to be permanent
Organisation Middlemarch Environmental Ltd
Location Coventry
Salary £21,000-24,000, dependent on experience
Hours 40 hours per week. A Flexible approach to seasonal demands is essential

About Us:

Do you want to work for one of the UK’s leading, award winning, ecological and arboricultural consultancies? Due to recent expansion and further planned strategic growth within the company, Middlemarch Environmental are currently recruiting for roles to meet our growing client needs throughout the country and to engage with the emerging biodiversity agenda.

Middlemarch Environmental provides client focused, cost effective advice and expertise on all ecological and arboricultural issues that occur during the planning and development process. The company was set up in 1989 and is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Warwickshire Wildlife Trust, which is itself part of The Wildlife Trusts, the largest voluntary organisation in the UK concerned with all aspects of nature conservation and the environment.

The Role:

As a key member of the Ecology Team you will have a predominantly site-based role assisting with the ecological elements of projects. You will be working on large-scale infrastructure projects and duties will include:

  • Planning works schedules and client liaison, 
  • Ecological clerk of works including supervision, 
  • Assisting in and completing surveys for multiple species,
  • Data collection and reporting.

The package will include a competitive salary (dependent on experience and skills) with the potential for performance related rewards depending upon company performance, a company pension and an opportunity for continued professional development. Overtime and TOIL are also available.

Skills and Experience Required:

A background in either field-based ecology or environmental landscaping is essential. The ideal candidate will be confident working in the field with a positive work ethic and have a minimum of one years’ experience in a similar role. With good interpersonal skills you will be able to clearly communicate both with clients and colleagues. The role requires elements of reporting and as such a keen eye for detail and competence with IT packages is important.

How to Apply:

For a copy of the skills/experience and accountabilities required for this role, please download the document.

To apply, complete your covering letter and upload your CV via the link.

The closing date for applications is Friday 30th April 2021.