Ornithologist sought to join the Nevis Team

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Nevis Environmental is growing, it’s going to be a busy summer and we need an enthusiastic, “can do” Ornithologist/Ecologist to add to the ranks in our Inverness Office.

This is a fantastic opportunity for an ambitious Ornithologist/Ecologist to progress their career within a supportive and highly knowledgeable team.

Nevis Environmental was established in 2004 and quickly became known as a leader in the field of onshore wind, guiding projects through environmental management construction and operational monitoring and we are specialists in habitat management and reconstruction.

If you are a passionate bird enthusiast, happiest at the top of a hill surveying breeding raptors then get in touch!

All experiences considered, we encourage ambition and a “go getting” personality so give our Office Manager Rebecca a call for an informal chat 01463 210 432 (she’s super friendly) or send your CV to info@nevisenvironmental.com.

What we would like from you:

·        BSc or MSc Qualified in relevant subject (Biology, Ecology or Environmental Science)

·        A willingness to learn, excellent communication and people skills and a natural outdoor enthusiast (who doesn’t mind the odd Scottish midge!)

·        An organised approach to your data collection & input and strong Microsoft Office skills.

·        Ideal start date of mid Feb 2018, (1st March latest)

·        Full driving license

Desirable (but not essential) skills:

·        Some practical Ornithology and Ecology experience (including some familiarity with VP surveys, upland breeding bird surveys, breeding raptor/diver black grouse surveys)

·        Schedule 1 license

·        Botanical (upland NVC), ecological (eg protected species surveys), ECoW or Water Quality Monitoring experience

·        Experience working in the Scottish Highlands and/or with Scottish Estates & Gamekeepers would be ideal

What we offer:

·        Permanent role

·        Very competitive salary

·        Opportunity to be mentored by an experienced team and increase your knowledge base

·        1st class inhouse GIS training

·        Relevant training courses including Schedule 1 license (if applicable)

·        Opportunity to live and work in the most stunning parts of the Highlands, being outdoors and surveying some of the best wildlife Scotland has to offer