Freelance Ecologists, 3 to 6 Month Contract

South East, West Midlands • Up To £260 Per Day + Expenses • Ref: JSM 11988


Posted 15th July 2020

Freelance Ecologists required for short to medium term contracts working HS2. The role can be based either in London or Birmingham, with regular travel to sites around between London and Birmingham.

My client is looking for 1 to 2 Ecologists with Clark of Works experience, plus one or more protected species licences (ideally bats or Great Crested Newts). It is preferred that you will have experience of working on large scale linear infrastructure projects. You will be involved in the monitoring of ecology input during the construction phase, so experience of managing contractors and site is essential. It is anticipated that you will have a minimum of 3 years relevant experience

The work will be a blend of site and desk-based work, so location is flexible as long as you are willing to travel to site as and when required.

The work will on a rolling month by month basis with a probable extension to the end of the year and possibly beyond.

The day rate available does depend on your level of experience, but will be typically between £230 and £260 a day.

If you are available for short term contract work and meet the criteria, I’d love to hear from you

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This is one of a number of exciting positions currently available via JSM Associates.  JSM offers an extensive range of jobs in the areas of Planning, CSR & Sustainability, Environmental Management, Remediation & Contaminated Land, EIA and Ecology, Geotechnics, Environmental Planning, Air Quality, Noise and Vibration Landscape.

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