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Lindsay Carrington Ecological Services Ltd is an independent ecological consultancy based in Dorset. The practice was established in 2002 on a sound conservation and commercial consultancy basis. Since then, our company has expanded and our expert ecologists have the skills and experience to carry out a complete range of ecological projects. The expertise of our ecologists is built on an ongoing involvement in ecological research and voluntary survey work.

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    Admin Assistant

    The Admin Assistant's esponsibilities include phone/email management, equipment preparation for field surveys, filing, and survey coordination. The role offers a flexible, family-friendly environment, health insurance, and 28 days holiday (pro rata). Ideal candidates possess admin experience, Microsoft Office proficiency, good IT skills, and an interest in wildlife and the environment.
    £23,000 (pro rata)
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    Principal Ecologist

    The Principal Ecologist’s role will be to provide expert technical consultancy services to LC Ecological Services’ clients, provide support to other members of staff and take a lead in the implementation and development of company policies.
    From £38,500
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    Phase 2 bat survey

    If evidence of bats is recorded or a structure is assessed as holding potential to support roosting bats following the phase 1 bat survey then phase 2 bat surveys will be required. These are usually a combination of  dusk emergence/ dawn re- entry surveys

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    Phase 1 bat survey

    This survey requires an initial inspection of structures such as buildings or trees that will be impacted by the development. The structure will be assessed for its potential to support roosting bats.

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    Tree climbing bat surveys

    We have a team of bat licensed tree climbers at hand to survey trees for bat roosts. Following a preliminary inspection from the ground, our tree climbing team can carry out detailed inspections of roost features within trees, that would otherwise be inaccessible. They are well versed in recognising signs of bat usage in trees, […]

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