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March 26, 2020

Seasonal Graduate Ecologist

Salary circa £16 500 to £18 000 (dependent on experience) plus pension and life insurance

Full-time seasonal contract from around mid-April to mid-September 2020.


Wild Service is the Ecological Consultancy of the Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust. As such, the company reinvests its profits into local conservation work undertaken by Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust. We provide ecological surveys, assessments, mitigation, advice and guidance regarding wildlife, plants and habitats for both development and conservation projects throughout the UK.


We are looking for a highly motivated Graduate ecologist to assist us with our ecological work, with a focus on protected species surveys. The candidate should have some experience of undertaking bat and great crested newt surveys plus a basic ecological knowledge. The candidate must have a driving licence and use of a car. The candidate will need to work antisocial hours as necessary to meet survey requirements and should also be able to work away when required, although we tend to work locally.


The role will involve assisting members of the team with various ecological surveys including protected species surveys (e.g. for bats and great crested newts), collating/reviewing  ecological data and assisting with the preparation of ecological reports and plans.

If you are interested in joining our team, please download a full job description and application form from

Please note that we do not accept CVs and application forms should be returned by 14th February 2020. Interviews will be held on 26th February 2020.

We aim to be an equal opportunity employer and are determined to ensure that no applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment. No agencies