Arcus has an exciting opportunity for an experienced Senior Ecologist and / or Senior Ornithologist with extensive consultancy experience, particularly within the renewable energy sector. The successful candidate will be responsible for helping manage team workload and resources and have an excellent working knowledge of survey and assessment, guidance, legislation and policy.
Plan, co-ordinate and manage ecology / ornithology surveys;
Project Management of large scale, high profile projects;
Conduct and review EIAs, HRAs and shadow Appropriate Assessments;
Mentoring staff and management of field-based subcontractors; and
Provision of technical advice to clients on development and construction projects.
Skills & Experience:
Membership of the Chartered Institute of Ecology & Environmental Management;
An established track-record in EcIA, HRA and technical report writing;
Experience in client relationship management;
The Senior Ecologist will demonstrate a broad and well round understanding of Scottish ecology with expertise in habitats and botany or fisheries ecology an advantage; and
The Senior Ornithologist will demonstrate expertise in collision risk modelling.