Salary: Full time, Permanent, £22,000-£25,000 dependent on experience

Closing date: Wednesday 28th February 2018

Location: Chobham, Surrey

Job ref: Ecologist

Are you an experienced ecologist with a passion for the provision of high quality ecological expertise? If so, you could be just the person we need to join our established and successful SWT Ecology Services.

We are seeking a motivated individual to join our established SWT Ecology Services team and contribute to the ongoing delivery of high quality ecological advice. 

Educated to degree level, with a passion for wildlife conservation, you will be enthusiastic and well organised. The successful applicant will be an experienced ecologist and holder of at least one European Protected Species survey licence (level 1 bat class survey licence will be viewed favourably) plus project management experience as there will be an expectation to independently manage projects.

You will need to be well organised and passionate about biodiversity enhancement and committed to providing ecological advice that supports the aims and objectives of Surrey Wildlife Trust. 

Surrey Wildlife Trust is dedicated to protecting Surrey’s wildlife. SWT Ecology Services specialises in biodiversity protection, botanical and protected species surveys and habitat management plans. We have been providing expert advice to developers, local authorities, private landowners, corporates and conservation organisations for over 20 years.

As a Wildlife Trust Consultancy we are committed to The Wildlife Trust’s vision for landscape scale biodiversity conservation and the provision of local expertise.

This role will require flexibility and involves travel between survey sites. A full UK driving licence is necessary.

For an Application Form and full job profile, please see below. 

The deadline for applications is 5pm Wednesday 28th February 2018, with interviews likely to be held during the week beginning 5th March 2018.


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If you have any questions, please contact Gabbie Graham, MD of SWT Ecology Services 01483 795440. Please send your completed application to

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