Graduate Ecologists Wanted

07th March 2024 Company News
Graduate Ecologists Wanted

Rocket Ecology, part of the Rocket Group, are looking for enthusiastic graduate ecologists to grow our team in the northeast of England. We are looking for an ecologist who has a passion for UK wildlife and a keen approach to gaining skills and experience in ecological surveys, report writing and tendering for new work.

About the Role:

· Providing field and office ecological support on a wide range of projects.
· Providing input into varying types of ecological reports
· Protected species licence applications and mitigation.
· Design of habitat restoration/creation schemes and delivering Biodiversity Net Gain.
· Ecological Clerk of Works roles.
· Liaising with project teams, clients, stakeholders and the public.


The role is suitable for entry level ecology graduates or those with up to 2 seasons of experience.

You should possess and be able to demonstrate the following qualifications, skills and knowledge:

· Have an ecological/environmental related degree or appropriate qualification
· Have some practical experience of undertaking ecological surveys
· Have an understanding of Biodiversity Net Gain
· Have excellent written and oral communication
· Have the ability to organise, manage and prioritise work, with or without supervision, in order to meet tight deadlines and deliver well-planned work schedules
· Are willing to work unsociable hours as required by the business in order to deliver specific contracts
· Hold a full UK driving licence
· Qualifying member of CIEEM or working towards membership
The following experience is also preferred but not essential;
· Bat Sound Analysis
· Experience of using QGIS or similar
· Have (or working towards) a protected species licence or an interest in botany

To apply, please send your CV and cover letter to

We are Rocket Ecology
Ecological surveys, management & support for development projects of any size & scope

We provide comprehensive surveys utilising traditional and modern technologies, prioritising accuracy, safety, and cost-effectiveness. Our experienced team ensures project completion to the highest standard, regardless of size or scope.

Email Telephone 0191 300 3232