Wessex Water

Now we have an thrilling new emptiness for an Ecologist to affix our Setting and Planning Providers
crew inside our Sustainable Operations and Engineering division. 

In case you are searching for a task that has a give attention to our native atmosphere, and you’re keen on participating
with equally passionate individuals, then we wish to hear from you!

You may be inspired to have a voice, be free-thinking and empowered, whereas additionally working in a
high-performing crew and having a real alternative to make an impression.

Though primarily based in Bathtub, this function would require you to journey all through the Wessex Water area
frequently. We additionally provide versatile working, permitting you to earn a living from home a number of the
time, if most popular, in addition to in our workplace.

What you may do

Our in-house Setting and Planning Providers crew, which incorporates the Ecology crew, gives
a variety of providers to facilitate venture supply for engineering, building and
operational tasks.

The Ecology crew helps a various vary of tasks and enjoys the satisfaction of engaged on
and influencing their tasks from define design by means of to completion.

Supporting our agreed rolling five-year programmes of labor and dealing intently with our
In-house Design groups, our Ecologists spend most of their time doing the ecology work they love
and revel in a wonderful work/life steadiness. Supporting payment proposals shouldn’t be a function of this

You’ll handle a portfolio of particular person tasks from preliminary design by means of to building.
You’ll work intently with Design Engineers and Venture Managers to minimise the ecological
impacts and dangers of tasks.

You’ll ship a spread of providers, together with ecological surveys, ecological impression
evaluation, protected species work, and mitigation and building help.

What you may want

You’ll have a level in ecology or an analogous associated topic. Usually, additionally, you will have
not less than three years of comparable expertise in a venture delivery-focused function.

You’ll have:

  • expertise in habitat mapping (UKHab) and guarded species appraisal surveys
  • a sensible and pragmatic understanding of habitat and guarded species mitigation
  • good ecological report writing expertise
  • an understanding of the UK planning course of and authorized framework
  • expertise working proactively with engineering groups all through design and building
  • a proactive and versatile strategy with a give attention to profitable venture supply
  • good IT expertise and expertise in GIS programs (ArcGIS).

It could even be advantageous when you:

  • maintain a number of protected species survey licences (nice crested newts or bats)
  • maintain a number of protected species mitigation licences (nice crested newts, badgers, water
    voles or bats)
  • have expertise in writing ecological impression assessments and habitat rules

You may be required to journey round our area, which in some instances will be very rural, so a
full clear driving licence is important. This function features a automobile allowance or entitlement to a
firm automobile.

What you may obtain

  • Hybrid working.
  • Whole pension contributions as much as 20%.
  • Profession development {and professional} growth alternatives.
  • 25 days’ vacation rising to twenty-eight with size of service.
  • The chance to purchase as much as ten days’ vacation and promote as much as 5 yearly.
  • A healthcare bundle that means that you can declare again healthcare prices.
  • Life assurance of as much as eight occasions your wage.
  • A brand new electrical automobile in alternate for a part of your gross wage.
  • Cashback and reductions from greater than 3,000 retailers.
  • Paid volunteering day annually.
  • Enhanced household go away and pay preparations.
  • An interactive well being and wellbeing platform.

Who we’re

We’re one of many top-performing water and sewerage firms in England and Wales, serving 2.9
million individuals throughout the South West.

The work we do goes past offering a vital public service. We additionally goal to have a
constructive impression on the communities we serve and the pure atmosphere.

Our individuals inform us Wessex Water is a good place to work, which is why so a lot of them keep
with us! You’ll have the chance to develop and progress your profession, whereas additionally
receiving well being and wellbeing help.

We additionally proceed to advertise variety and inclusion – with that in thoughts, all candidates are
welcome. We’re delighted to have signed the Armed Forces Covenant and are a Incapacity
Assured Employer.

That is an thrilling alternative to affix us and if you want to be a part of our journey, we
would love to listen to from you. Please don’t hesitate to tell us about any extra help
you could want.

Sound attention-grabbing? Apply to begin your utility.

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