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Graduate Ecologist (Terrestrial Consultancy)

Graduate Ecology Consultant (Rare Species)

Inverness/Scottish Highlands (Open to relocators)

£25,000 – £30,000 + Progression + Relocation Package + Company Benefits

Are you a Graduate 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, including the golden eagle, among breathtaking landscapes, lochs, forests and mountains?

Do you want the opportunity to train and develop your environmental and wildlife knowledge and discover the everchanging landscape of 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 Graduate Ecologist will utilise their degree and have a keen interest in developing their knowledge of ecology and wildlife, specifically in the Highlands.


  • Taking site surveys, professional training, progress into more senior positions.
  • Travelling to various local locations, staying overnight when needed.
  • Working from home to report on findings.


  • Ecology fieldwork experience/volunteering in the UK
  • 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, Graduate, Entry Level, Environmental Science, Geography.

Reference Number: BBBH12286

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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