PBA Applied Ecology
PBA Applied Ecology



PBA Applied Ecology was established in 2010 and has grown to become one of the UK’s most respected specialist ecology practices. We provide clients with efficient, well-targeted, and technically competent services that benefit sustainable development projects and the conservation management of natural habitats, native species and ecosystem function.

Working throughout the UK from our base in the Yorkshire Dales we offer a wide range of services with particular strengths across terrestrial and aquatic ecology. We are especially experienced in working on challenging infrastructure projects that are located at protected or sensitive locations. Drawing upon a wealth of experience, we take an evidence-based approach and provide practical and sustainable solutions for our clients.

The traditional market town of Settle is just a mile away, and this is also a great area for a range of sports, outdoor pursuits and classic karst landscapes of the Yorkshire Dales.

Seasonal Ecologist position(s) 2021

Our team of professional ecologists requires additional seasonal field and technical support. We envisage awarding fixed term full-time contract(s), up to 6mths duration, based at our Yorkshire Dales office. We are offering an attractive salary, full training and support, and a brilliant work/life environment.  This opportunity might suit e.g. highly motivated undergrad(s) seeking valuable work experience over the summer months.

The successful candidate(s) will have a demonstrable well-established passion for UK wildlife and will be actively developing their competencies in species identification.  Applicants with bat survey experience are especially welcome.  Working with our energetic team of ecologists, the successful candidate(s) will contribute valued support to this growing business, both around the offices and in the field, undertaking clearly defined tasks under supervision.

Closing date:  31st May

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