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Seasonal Ecologist

Job in Wokingham, United Kingdom
Posted

Degree level

Bachelor

Job function

Research

Required language

English (Fluent)

Work experience

0 to 1 years

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Description

Jacobs leads the global professional services sector delivering solutions for a more connected, sustainable world. Providing a full spectrum of services including scientific, technical, professional, and construction – and program - management. Our 77,000+ employees in 400+ locations around the world serve a broad range of companies and organisations including industrial, commercial, and government clients across multiple markets and geographies.

During our 125 years in the UK, we have been involved in some of the biggest and most challenging projects, delivering innovative and sustainable solutions to the country’s most critical issues, from access to clean air and safe water, civil and national security and safeguarding mobility. That’s because Jacobs is much more than just a traditional engineering company.

Ranked No. 1 by Fortune’s 2019 World's Most Admired Companies… 

Source - fortune.com/worlds-most-admi.., Construction&sortBy=industry-rank

Our Water and Environment business provides a focus for advising our clients on sustainability issues including renewable energy, low carbon economies, impacts of climate change and waste and resource management. Our environmental capabilities comprise of in excess of 1000 staff based predominantly in the UK, but with reach into the Middle East and in India.

Our ecology team is currently over a hundred strong which means technical as well as career mentoring to ensure your continued professional development. At Jacobs we provide the resources to turn great ideas into reality.

We employ a number of field biologists and ecologists to assist with and undertake data collection and monitoring commitments on projects. We are now looking for field scientists to support our project commitments on a range of contract types. We are looking for seasonal ecologists across our office locations in; Southampton, Peterborough/Norwich, London/Croydon, Cardiff, Bristol, Exeter, Glasgow, Edinburgh, Manchester, Leeds, Swindon, Winnersh, Worchester, and Birmingham.

We also welcome applicants who are based in Essex, Hertfordshire, Sussex, and the counties surrounding London, particularly those with ECoW experience and/or a GCN licence. 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Supporting the national team of ecologists working on a variety of projects
  • Survey support and logistic planning
  • Ecological surveying and biological data collection
  • Producing quality assured ecology deliverables
  • Report Writing

Qualifications

Essential:

  • Ecology survey experience and a good field scientist
  • Eligible for CIEEM membership
  • Capable of managing a challenging workload subject to change at short notice
  • Confident with proven interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Strong IT skills
  • Ability to write clear, concise reports 
  • You must be a good team player with a willingness to work away from your base office.

Desirable:

  • An honours degree in ecology or related field
  • Driving license
  • Relevant undergraduate work placements or post graduate studies
  • Understanding of relevant UK legislation
  • Full CIEEM membership
  • Postgraduate degree
  • Protected species licence(s)
  • An ecological specialism
  • Chartered Environmentalist
  • ECoW experience

Additional Information:

Start dates will range between February and May 2020 and have the potential to be flexible.

If interested, please submit your CV and Cover Letter when applying.

Please also bear in mind that you do not need to meet 100% of the Essential Criteria to be considered for a position with Jacobs.

Please note that the recruitment process for seasonal ecologists will commence in January 2020

Our Culture

At Jacobs we see safety differently - we strive to go ‘BeyondZero’ by putting the health, safety and well-being of our employees first in everything we do. 

We are committed to equality across our business and we work with external organisations such as STEM, WISE (Women in Science & Engineering) and Stonewall. We are also Disability Confident Committed; therefore, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for a vacancy.

We encourage applications from candidates looking for flexible working or reduced hours’ contracts.

When you join Jacobs you will have access to a wide range of Global Networks, centred on inclusion and diversity which is the foundation of our business and at the centre of our values.

To find out more about our networks, please visit our website; jacobs.com

Successful candidates will be asked to complete a Baseline Personnel Security Standard Pre-Employment check and will be required to undergo various checks including: Identity, Right to Work; Employment/Education History and Criminal Record. If you are unable to meet this and any associated criteria, then your employment may be delayed or rejected. 

JACOBS is an Equal Opportunity Employer who is committed to the safety and wellbeing of all.

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Jacobs, with annual revenues of nearly $11 billion, is one of the world's largest and most diverse providers of technical, professional, and construction services. Building strong, long-term relationships with our clients is the key to our success as a company.

Engineering
London
37,000 employees