Neo Environmental, an award-winning planning and environmental consultancy, have an exciting opportunity for an Ecologist to work on a broad variety of projects, with the main focus on renewables. The position will offer the right individual the opportunity to work for a well-established and growing multi-disciplinary planning and environmental consultancy.

The successful candidate will work on a wide variety of projects, with the main focus on renewable energy developments. Prospective candidates will be expected to have excellent report writing skills, be well organised with meticulous attention to detail, while also being able to manage a varied workload.


  • Undertaking ecological surveys including:
    • Phase 1 habitat survey and NVCs
    • Protected species scoping surveys
    • Other surveys as required
  • Producing comprehensive reports including:
    • Ecological appraisals
    • Ecological impact assessments
    • Biodiversity management plans
    • Protected species
  • Working as part of a multi disciplinary team
  • Liaising with clients and statutory consultees
  • Attending client and site meetings
  • Undertaking ECoW role where required

Essential Criteria

  • Degree in ecology or similar
  • Professional report writing experience
  • Good knowledge of UK ecological legislation and regulations
  • Experience of phase 1 / Fossitt habitat surveys & NVCs/IVCs
  • Bat survey experience
  • Technically competent
  • The successful candidate will be required to produce reports for clients and so attention to detail, reliability, and good organisational skills are essential
  • Must be flexible and willing to travel across NI and ROI, with occasional overnight stays away from home
  • Full driving license and own transport

Desirable Criteria

  • CIEEM accredited
  • Ideally have 3 years plus experience in ecology surveys
  • Ornithology experience would be advantageous
  • Clerks of Works experience
  • Knowledge or experience using ArcGIS or similar

Salary Description: Competitive + benefits and bonus, potential share opportunity
Start Date: ASAP

For consideration for this role please forward your CV to : JOB OPENING paul@neo-environmental.co.uk