We are looking for an experienced Planning Ecologist to join our Planning Policy Team.
This is a great opportunity for someone who is passionate about biodiversity and who is looking for a suitable work life balance that includes a combination of home working, site visits and office work. You will be responsible for ensuring that the biodiversity potential of sites is preserved and enhanced in Barnsley and will lead on biodiversity and geodiversity issues in relation to plan making, development proposals and nature conservation sites.
We are looking for a motivated individual who is able to effectively manage peaks in workload to provide timely input into planning decisions. You will have experience of undertaking ecological assessment and developing and implementing biodiversity and/or Geodiversity Action Plans. We are also looking for somebody who is competent in the use of the Defra Biodiversity Metric and who is able to evaluate habitats to the UK Habitats Classification level.
You will be a member of CIEEM (associate or higher) and will have significant post qualification experience.
We are looking for someone with good communication skills at all levels, who will fit well into our friendly team
How to Apply
Please apply online via the link provided. Please note, we do not accept CVs submitted without a fully completed online application form.