Senior Ecologist

Construction / Property

Job Title - Senior Ecologist  

Location: Hybrid - plus site work –Midlands  

Salary: up to £42,000 per year depending on skills and experience.  

Hours: General hours of work are 40 hours per week, between Monday and Friday.  

Licence: Full clean licence (preferable) up to 6 points  

Job Description  

Chevron Green Services keeps the natural world and sustainability at the heart of everything we do. Our mission is to support our clients to create and maintain biodiverse habitats for generations to come. 

We do this through: 

Arboriculture Services 

Environmental Consultancy  

Landscape Management 

Commercial Vegetation Management 

The role of Senior Ecologist sits within Chevron Green Consultancy (CGC), the arboriculture, environmental and ecological division of Chevron Green Services.

Over the past 3 years, CGC have delivered 370 projects and have another 72 delivered or currently being worked on in the forward programme. CGC have delivered an increasing number of projects ranging from £500 to £100k and lasting from 1 day to several months of work.  

We have a track record of providing client-focused and high-quality support to infrastructure and construction industries across the UK. Our clients come from a variety of sectors including private dwellings, local authority and major infrastructure projects across the UK. 


What is the working environment like at Chevron Green Consultancy

You’d be joining a friendly and professional team, committed to improving the environment.

Our Ecology and Environment team has a hub in the Midlands, and a hub on the South Coast, with clients all over England, so there’s lots of travel and site visits required.

Flexibility and ability to spend nights a always driving to locations and ability to work remotely are key skills which would be essential for this role.

As a Senior Ecologist, you’d spend time leading on a variety of client projects, providing advice, recommendations, and support. 

In every interaction we have, we embody our company culture of, respect, trust, honesty and integrity, collaboration, competence, and professionalism.

About you

Key skills and qualities we’re looking for from our next Senior Ecologist are:

High quality communication skills, both verbal and and written with experience of managing key stakeholders such as;

Wildlife trusts, Environmental health officers, Natural England , Environmental Agency, Lead local flood Authorities.

A passion for the environment and being outside. 

Minimum 4 years’ experience in an ecological or environmental role.

Self-motivated and able to work autonomously as well as part of a small team. 

Confidence to be the technical environmental and ecological lead on projects. 

Able to ensure compliance with relevant legislation, planning conditions and associated documents to help reduce risks and delays. 

Ability to supervise contractors in accordance with protected species licence requirements and environmental protection measures. 

Level 2 bat licenced holder (or near to achieving). Experience in using and interpreting bat recording analysis software. 

Keen to be involved in mentoring and training of junior team members. 

Approachable, proactivecompetent, and well organised. 

Excellent attention to detail and good report writing skills (including technical report writing skills.  

Strong organisational skills, able to manage own workload and that of other team members.

Membership of CIEEM or equivalent (preferable). 


Pay and benefits.

Working in a friendly division as part of a larger company means you’ll receive a variety of additional benefits, including:

Up to £42,000 based on qualifications and experience.

Company car or car allowance

25 days holiday plus bank holidays and an extra day off for your birthday

Company pension

Life Assurance

Employee Assistance Programme 

Fill Your Boots Rewards – average saving of £400 per year. 

Personal development training and support 

Join us on our mission to support our clients with creating and maintaining biodiverse habitats for generations to come. This is your chance to make an impact. Our Consultancy is growing rapidly, and we’d love to have you join us. We can’t wait to hear from you. Click on the button to apply today. 



Chevron Green Consultancy believe the skills, capabilities and talents of our people are the key to our success. We benefit enormously from the diversity and variety of our workforce and are fully committed to maintaining and encouraging this diversity. 

The richer the mix of people, skills, and cultures; the greater the range of inputs, viewpoints, and experiences. Because of this, Chevron Green Consultancy is fully committed to being an equal opportunities employer, defined by its diversity and opposition to all forms of unlawful and unfair discrimination. 



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