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Assistant Landscape Ecologist

Salary: £24,293 - 26,318 per annum

Closing date: Monday 20th May 2019

London Wildlife Trust are currently recruiting for an assistant landscape ecologist to support the delivery of London Wildlife Trust’s consultancy services through a wide range of land use planning projects working with clients in both the public and private sector.

At London Wildlife Trust, we pride ourselves on providing comprehensive, independent landscape ecology advice and high quality design support work to our clients in the development and construction sector. This role will be vital in helping to drive the delivery of the London Wildlife Trust’s consultancy services, supporting our vision of a London alive with nature. 

You will be a key point of contact for external clients and as part of project design teams. You will be confident in successfully supporting the delivery large scale developments across London to ensure a high design standard ecology and biodiversity net gain.

Examples of projects and clients the Trust is currently supporting include: 

  • Canada Water (British Land)
  • Southall Waterside (Berkeley Homes)
  • Old Oak and Park Royal (OPDC) 

You will have knowledge of UK and EU wildlife legislation and policy with strong project management skills, attention to detail and a thoroughly professional approach.  

The qualifications for this post include: 

  • Working towards chartership of the Landscape Institute as either a Landscape Planner, Landscape Architect, Landscape Scientist, or Landscape Manager (or eligible to meet relevant criteria),or other relevant professional body
  • Associate member of CIEEM (or eligible to meet the relevant criteria), with evidence of progress towards securing full membership.

If you are a collaborative team player, with a passion for urban nature conservation and have the required qualifications, skills and experience for this role, we would be very interested in hearing from you.  

London Wildlife Trust manages nearly forty nature reserve sites across the capital that are exemplars of urban conservation land management and which engage diverse local communities. The Trust delivers projects focusing on protecting priority habitats and species in London and works to influence landowners and policy makers. 


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Contact details:

To apply, please send a completed Candidate Details Form and Application Form to

Closing date: Monday 20 May 2019, 12:00pm 

An enhanced DBS Check is not required for this role. London Wildlife Trust is an equal opportunities employer.