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A career that supports conservation

Let’s be honest, not all ecological consultancies are the same. We want to do the very best for nature and ALL of our profits are gift-aided to the Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust to support conservation directly on the ground. We also want to do the best for you. We prioritise your work home life balance by offering flexible working arrangements, and we commit to developing you professionally through our Personal Development programme.

All of our current roles are listed below.

Benefits of working with EMEC:

  • Flexible working options, including home-working, and a healthy work-life balance encouraged
  • Competitive annual leave plus public holidays
  • Employer pension contribution
  • Health payment plan (Wildlife Trust Consultancy dependant)
  • Personalised Development programme designed to enhance your knowledge and progress your career
  • A multi-disciplinary business, with opportunities to work on a wide range of projects, developing your experience and skills
  • Opportunity to work on high profile projects with nationally significant clients, and on smaller scale conservation-focused projects
  • A close-knit, friendly and supportive team, including support from host WTC
  • Family friendly organisation
EMEC is a wholly owned subsidiary of Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust (NWT) and all our current vacancies are listed on the NWT website as well as listed below. However, speculative enquiries are always welcome. If you are interested in working with us please forward your covering letter and CV to mail@emec-ecology.co.uk

Strategic Ecologists

We are looking for senior consultant level Ecologists, with significant experience of applied experience, who are seeking an ecology role with a difference:

Locations 

Each role we are looking to recruit for will be hosted by a different consultancy and has options for Network Rail office:

  • North & East  – EcoNorth: York, Newcastle, Darlington, Doncaster, Leeds, Sheffield, Hull, Scunthorpe
  • East Midlands – EMEC Ecology: Derby, Doncaster, Lincoln, Leicester, Bedford, Peterborough
  • Anglia & Greater London – Future Nature: Norwich

Salary – Up to £44,172 dependent on location and experience

Contract Type – Contract type: Initial 12-month Fixed term, with potential extension to Oct 2025.

Closing date – Saturday 30th March 2024

The Wildlife Trusts Consultancies (WTCs) have been engaged by Network Rail to deliver an extensive Biodiversity Plan throughout the Network Rail Eastern Region. The role will steerand implement landscape-scale biodiversity improvements throughout the Network Rail Eastern Region. The role offers the opportunity to work in a friendly, collaborative team in a major organisation and engage with key internal and external stakeholders. The role will also offer the opportunity to work with major technologies, including data gathering tools and GIS, to organise ecological information.

Day to day, the Strategic Ecologists will work under the guidance of the Project Manager, leading in the production of core project deliverables, with the support of Operational Ecologist(s). Initially in the first year, this will focus on:

  • Biodiversity Inventory for the lineside estate, based on stakeholder and existing data
  • Biodiversity Action Plans with overarching objectives for Routes
  • Habitat Management Plans showing how the objectives will be put into practice
  • Pilot development of implementation for future stages
  • Supporting stakeholder engagement
  • Supporting integration of plans into day-to-day working practices and standards

The role will move to working with internal and external teams to implement the plans into biodiversity interventions on the ground.

If you are interested in applying, please go to https://nottswt.livevacancies.co.uk/ where you can also view further information including the job description and person specification.

If you have any questions regarding the role, please email: hr@nottswt.co.uk

Operational Ecologists

We are seeking consultant level ecologists, with a significant level of applied experience, who are seeking an ecology role with a difference:

Locations

Each role will be hosted by a different consultancy and has options for Network Rail office:

  • North & East  (N) – EcoNorth: York, Newcastle, Darlington, Hull
  • Anglia – Wilder Ecology (SWT Trading): Ipswich (preferred), Norwich, Ely, Cambridge
  • Greater London – Future Nature: London (preferred), Peterborough, Cambridge, Ipswich

Salary – Up to £34,653, dependent on location and experience

Contract Type –  Initial 12month Fixed term, with potential extension to Oct 2025.

Closing Date – Saturday 30th March 2024

The Wildlife Trusts Consultancies (WTCs) have been engaged by Network Rail to deliver an extensive Biodiversity Plan throughout the Network Rail Eastern Region. The role will helpshape and implement landscapescale biodiversity improvements throughout rail networks. The role offers the opportunity to work in a friendly, collaborative team in a major organisation and engage with key internal and external stakeholders. The role will also offer the opportunity to work with major technologies, including data gathering tools and GIS, to organise ecological information.

Operational Ecologists will work under the guidance of a Strategic Ecologist, assisting them in the production of core project deliverables. The first year will focus on:

  • Biodiversity Inventory for the lineside estate, based on stakeholder and existing data
  • Biodiversity Action Plans with overarching objectives for Routes
  • Habitat Management Plans showing how the objectives will be put into practice
  • Pilot development of implementation for future stages
  • Supporting stakeholder engagement
  • Supporting integration of plans into daytoday working practices and standards

EMEC is a wholly owned subsidiary of Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust (NWT) to apply for this position please visit the NWT website

Senior Ecologist

EMEC are looking for an experienced Senior Ecologist to join our team.

Location – Hybrid (Remote/The Old Ragged School, Nottingham) with regular travel within the Eastern Region

Salary – £34,653.82  – £36,766.21 per annum

Contract Type –  Permanent / Working hours: Full time

Closing Date – 12pm 3rd May 2024

Initially you will work primarily with one of EMEC’s most significant clients, completing an innovative regional biodiversity project for a national infrastructure provider to deliver large-scale biodiversity improvements across their estate.

You will be an ecological lead for a section of the project and collaborate with a varied team of ecologists including senior industry leaders, to ensure the best ecological practice is incorporated into our clients new biodiversity processes.

Your knowledge and expertise will be utilised to produce Biodiversity Action Plans and Habitat Management Plans, creating a framework for long-term Biodiversity Net Gain at a regional scale.

As there will be travel required to our other sites and the Eastern region, a full, clean driving licence is essential.

If you are interested in applying, the full job description can be viewed here 

Ecologists

We have an exciting opportunity for an Ecologists to join our experienced and friendly ecology team, based at our listed offices in the heart of the creative quarter in Nottingham.

Location – The Old Ragged School, Brook Street, Nottingham, NG1 1EA

Salary – £23,512.50 to £31,350 per annum

Contract Type – Permanent Full-time, 40 hours per week

Hybrid working between the office and remotely is acceptable and encouraged. There will be travel required to our other sites and reserves in the county, so a full, clean driving licence is essential.

Projects range in scale from large national delivery to small scale surveys. There’ll be opportunities to work with clients that really want to make a positive impact, and you can deliver everything from PEA’s, protect species surveys to inputting on large scale strategic plans and developments. We are a company that takes great pride in the quality of our work, and the outcomes for wildlife conservation.

You’ll be someone who wants to make a difference and help nature’s recovery. You’ll have a solid grasp of ecological surveying and reporting. Lots of passion is a must. In return, we ensure that our Ecologists have many opportunities to deliver a diverse range of projects, to gain experience and knowledge to develop your skills.

If you are interested in applying, the full job description can be viewed via this link.

EMEC is a wholly owned subsidiary of Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust (NWT) to apply for this position please visit the NWT website