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Principal EcologistShrewsbury
We are seeking a Principal level ecologist for our office in Shrewsbury, to assist in all areas of our ecology work and in particular to provide support and leadership to a small but growing Ecology Team.

You will have a relevant first degree and possibly a post-graduate qualification and be a confident field ecologist. In addition you will have proven broad-based consultancy experience and an ability to generate new or repeat business based on project management and client care. In addition to the right qualifications and experience you will have excellent written and verbal communication skills and the ability to work effectively on your own and as part of a team.

In return, EDP offers an attractive salary and benefits package.

To apply, please email your CV and a covering letter to Rebecca Coope (

Arboricultural Consultant – Shrewsbury
EDP is looking for a Consultant Arboriculturist to join our multi-disciplinary team based in our Shrewsbury office working with our Associate Arboriculturist and alongside Ecologists, Landscape Architects and Archaeologists.
The main role for the successful applicant will be to undertake British Standard 5837:2012 compliant surveys, assist in the preparation of associated written reports including arboricultural impact assessments/method statements and provide arboricultural advice both internally and to clients on development related projects.  In fulfilment of this role the successful candidate will have good report-writing skills and be able to work both independently as well as part of a team.  The ability to communicate both in written and verbal form at a technical level with colleagues and wider project teams is essential.

Applicants should have a demonstrable, thorough and current working knowledge of British Standard 5837:2012, Tree Preservation Orders, the planning system, visual tree assessment, tree hazard awareness and the stipulation of management recommendations and strategic development advice in respect of trees.

Applicants should hold the equivalent to QCF Level 4 (cert) or higher in Arboriculture and preferable a member of the ICF or AA.

Salary is negotiable and will be based on experience. To apply for this position in the first instance either telephone 01743 454960 or email for a full job description and person specification.

Closing date for applications is 23 January 2015.




EDP is always interested in hearing from bright, enthusiastic people who are appropriately qualified and/or experienced in the following fields:

Landscape design and Landscape Planning
Archaeology and Cultural Heritage
Rural Estate and Agricultural Planning

If you would like to be considered for future opportunities, please send your CV and references in confidence to Claire Millington

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