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Ecologist (Golden Eagles)

Ecologist (Golden Eagles)

Inverness/Scottish Highlands

Up to £50,000 + Progression + Relocation Package + Company Benefits

Are you a Senior Ecologist or similar, looking to join a specialist ecological consultancy planning the future for the renewables industry in the beautiful Scottish Highlands, ensuring the safety for a wide variety of rare species (such as the golden eagle) among breathtaking landscapes, lochs, forests and mountains?

Do you want the opportunity to work alongside senior ecologist consultants with expertise and knowledge for the Scottish Highlands and surrounding areas in a role with countless opportunities for specialising, acquiring wildlife licenses and progressing your career?

On offer is a position within a growing consultancy that work closely with local renewables, housing and architectural planning contracts, surveying the local wildlife and landscapes to ensure protection and safety. This will be an opportunity to learn about the rare variety of species that inhabit areas expressing stunning views while utilising your experience of ecology and environmental planning.

The ideal Ecologist will have experience taking surveys, calculating biodiversity net gain (BNG) and have a keen interest in developing their knowledge of ecology and wildlife. This role would suit a seasoned Ecologist or a graduate with substantial experience volunteering, and in depth knowledge of ornithology.


  • Taking site surveys, calculating BNG.
  • Travelling to various local locations, staying overnight when needed.
  • Working from home to report on findings.


  • Experience in a similar role.
  • Working towards a wildlife licence, or a keen interest to.
  • Local to Inverness or willing to relocate.

Keywords: Ecology, Environmental Planning, Ecologist, Consultancy, Renewables, Planning, Wildlife, Inverness, Scottish Highlands, Scotland, Surveyor.

Reference Number: BBBH12283

If you are interested in this role, click ‘apply now’ to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitable candidates. The salary advertised is a guideline for this position. The offered renumeration will be dependent on the extent of your experience, qualifications, and skill set.

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