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Ecologists – Inverness

Atmos Consulting

Are you looking to launch your career as an Ecologist in an inspiring and supportive place to

Want to come to work knowing you are working for an organisation committed to growing and
developing its people – a business that it is passionate about making a real difference to
sustainable development, protecting the environment, and enhancing the world we live in?

Atmos Consulting is a successful independent environmental and planning consultancy, that has
been at the heart of the net-zero economy for fifteen years supporting our clients to realise
their project goals.

At Atmos, our people are at the heart of our culture of innovation and openness and are the
reason we build strong relationships with established and new clients.

About this Job

Due to ongoing growth and a strong pipeline of future work, we require a number of permanent
and seasonal ecologists to join our highly respected team of ecologists in Inverness.

As an Ecologist you will be working on a variety of critical projects supporting our clients in
the low carbon economy to deliver renewable energy projects, biodiversity net gain advice,
habitat and peatland restoration and nature conservation solutions.

Your role will include undertaking ornithology, habitat and protected species surveys,
providing Clerk of Works support, and assisting with data input, analysis, research, and report
writing – giving you invaluable experience of survey methodologies, mitigation and best
practice techniques.

Who are we looking for?

  • Someone currently working towards, or a graduate in a relevant environmental or
    ecology-based degree.
  • An appreciation of relevant wildlife legislation and ecological survey methodologies.
  • An interest in ornithology and ability to identify bird species would be advantageous.
  • Attention to technical detail, in both recording and transcribing/checking survey data.
  • Ability to communicate clearly, both verbally and in writing.
  • Good report-writing skills, with an eye for detail.
  • Experience of MS Word and Excel for report writing purposes.
  • A with a willingness to work in remote locations and, at times, staying away from home
    during the working week.
  • A full driving licence.

What we offer

In addition to rewarding you with a competitive salary and other standard benefits including 25
days annual leave (plus bank holidays) and pension schemes, you will benefit from:

  • Annual discretionary company performance bonus scheme; paid out in each of the last two
  • Flexible benefits scheme to suit you, including Employee Assistance Programme,
    cycle-to-work & tax-free childcare scheme.
  • Specific on the job training and skills development supported by our buddying and informal
    mentoring scheme, leading to real career progression opportunities.
  • A well-defined and fair time off in lieu policy.
  • An opportunity to work in some of the most spectacular places across the Highlands and
    Islands, surveying some of the UK’s rarest species.

See what it’s like to work for Atmos here

What our staff say:

The hard work you put in at Atmos is always recognised, whereas in the past
at larger companies it’s easier to go by unnoticed and unappreciated.”

“At Atmos, every hour I work over my contracted hours I always get back”

“I am always encouraged to take my leave and my line manager always reminds me to put personal
life and my family first!”

“My favourite thing about Atmos is the ability to get out and about working in a variety of
locations on a variety of projects, getting up close to golden eagle, red kite and divers”

How To Apply

To apply please send your CV by email to [email protected]. Stating if you
are applying for permanent or seasonal roles.

Seasonal roles are on 6-to-8-month fixed term contract commencing March/April 2023. However,
many of our seasonal ecologists go on to secure a full-time position with us!

We are proud to be an inclusive company. As such we welcome applications from all individuals
regardless of race, age, disability, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion or

Strictly no agencies.

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