About The Role

Are you a passionate Ecologist seeking an exciting opportunity to elevate your career? Do you have some experience post-graduation and looking to contribute to impactful project work? Perhaps you’re an established ecologist looking for flexibility in your next career move? Do you envision a role that allows you to embrace a hybrid work environment while engaging in fieldwork and establishing connections with clients?

We’re actively seeking a Seasonal Ecologist to join our rapidly growing team and play a pivotal role in expanding our terrestrial ecology services across the north west of England. By joining our team, you’ll be working alongside a diverse group of experts in both terrestrial and aquatic sciences. Our projects span the UK and encompass a wide spectrum, including collaborations with environmental and conservation agencies, water and energy industries, and various supporting services. Here, you’ll not only specialise in terrestrial ecology but also have the chance to collaborate with professionals in fisheries science, hydrology, hydro/geomorphology, and water quality sectors. Please note that this role is a fixed term 6 month seasonal position.As a key member of our team, you’ll closely collaborate with our experienced team, delivering excellent ecological services to our clients. Your role will revolve around conducting terrestrial ecology site work and providing valuable support in the creation of comprehensive reports through data processing, analysis, and interpretation.

To be successful in this role, you’ll need:

  • Degree or postgraduate degree in relevant subject, with a strong academic record.
  • Experience conducting Phase 1 Habitat and / or UK Habitats Classification surveys.
  • Experience of writing Preliminary Ecological Appraisals and / or protected species survey reports.
  • Experience of protected species surveys (e.g. bats, badger, GCN, otter, water vole, birds etc.).
  • Sound knowledge and practical application of UK environmental and wildlife legislation.
  • A full UK driving licence.

You will be offered the chance to work on a variety of projects, many of our employees have worked on projects that have been of personal interest to them. We match this with a commitment to continuous development and learning to support your career. We also offer benefits to look after you, from private medical insurance for all employees, access to mental health first aiders and comprehensive income protection if you cannot work. We also offer superb flexible working options, balancing work with your life.

Next steps

We are focused on creating a diverse and inclusive team. If you can’t tick every box on our job description, then we are still keen to hear from you and are open to supporting your development. That may be working part time or supporting you to gain experience in a specific area – we are a growing company and are able to adapt roles to reflect individual skills.

If you think you have what it takes to join our fast-growing business, then please apply immediately on our website. All we need some basic information and your CV, we will review all applications quickly and will respond to all applications.

About Us

The APEM Group is a global environmental consultancy, we work with a range of clients including large corporations and governments to help them understand and solve a wide variety of environmental projects in the UK and globally. Our successful pioneering work has enabled us to grow and combine forces with other businesses who share our ethos and integrity. At our core, our people are working towards the protection of the environment across the globe.