EC05 - 0223
Scotland (Glasgow/Edinburgh/Inverness/Aberdeen)
EnviroCentre Limited has an exciting opportunity for an experienced Ecological Clerk of Work to join a highly motivated team to assist in the delivery of onsite environmental and ecological auditing and an advisory role mainly on renewable energy and road infrastructure projects across Scotland.
To apply, please complete an application form and submit with your CV and your covering letter to :

The successful candidate will work closely with colleagues, and industry partners in other technical disciplines, to assist in the delivery of project work. Additionally, there will be opportunities to work independently on certain tasks and technical aspects, as well as develop professional and specialist skills supported by EnviroCentre’s mentoring system.

The role will include, but not be limited to, the following elements:

  • Field work logistics and review of baseline data;
  • Compilation of regular site reports, draft Habitats Regulations Appraisals, Environmental Management Plans and Species Protection Plans for specific tasks;
  • Delivery of toolbox talks and onsite guidance to contractors;
  • Attendance and ability to present information at meetings;
  • Work in conjunction with project stakeholders to achieve project aims whilst encouraging a high level of environmental protection;
  • The use of Microsoft Word and Excel, digital photography and infield technology (tablet/pda) to produce electronic outputs;
  • Operate in a variety of environments such as remote areas or operational construction sites;
  • The delivery of the ECoW role for long and short term projects which may require working long hours, away from home between Monday-Friday; and
  • Supporting office management and administrative tasks.

Your skills and experience will include:

  • At least 3 or more year’s proven Environmental/Ecological Clerk of Works (ECoW) experience;
  • Under/postgraduate degree in Ecology, Environmental Management or a related discipline;
  • Experience of working under Scottish (or UK) legislation;
  • Membership of the Chartered Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management (CIEEM) and/or of the Association of Environmental and Ecological Clerks of Works (AEECoW);
  • Confident in habitat and protected species ecology (incl. a range of British habitats, bats, badger, otter, water vole etc.);
  • A good understanding of standard guidance for pollution prevention;
  • An understanding of current environmental legislation, policy trends and ecological guidance;
  • A current CSCS card or equivalent;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
  • The ability to work well under pressure and undertake several tasks simultaneously;
  • At least one protected species licence is desirable but not essential;
  • Being confident and comfortable working as part of a team or on your own in the outdoor environment;
  • Having to work away from home and outside office hours as necessary;
  • Good time management and record keeping;
  • A full UK driver’s licence; and
  • The ability to operate a 4x4 vehicle safely is desirable.

What EnviroCentre can offer you:-

We invest in you and your success. We support our people to innovate, collaborate and achieve their next career steps.

Become part of our highly respected team and you’ll be working alongside technical experts in a range of environmental disciplines who take pride in the quality of service that we offer at every stage of the project lifecycle.

In return, we offer a competitive salary, hybrid working and all the benefits of working for a dynamic and growing organisation including generous holidays, a training allowance, company pension contributions and more. This post is offered full-time, but we welcome applications from individuals who wish to be considered for part-time working.

We actively promote diversity, equality, and inclusion within and outside our organisation and encourage applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates from all sections of society.

We are committed to provide reasonable support or adjustment in our recruitment processes. If you need support or you have any question relation to this role, please contact Gema Martinez Lara on 0141 341 5220 or via email at

To apply, please complete the Job Application Form, which can be downloaded from the careers section of our website, and return this along with your CV to Gema Martinez Lara at

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