Seasonal & Permanent Ecologists (Mold - North Wales)

About this job

Are you looking to launch your career as an Ecologist in an inspiring and supportive place to work?  Want to come to work knowing you are working for an organisation committed to growing and developing its people - a business that it is passionate about making a real difference to sustainable development, protecting the environment, and enhancing the world we live in? At Atmos, our people are at the heart of our culture of innovation and openness and are the reason we build strong relationships with established and new clients.

Due to ongoing growth and a strong pipeline of future work, we require a number of permanent and seasonal ecologists to join our highly respected team of ecologists in Mold, North Wales.

“I always have a feeling that my thoughts, abilities, etc are trusted and respected.”


As an Ecologist, you will be working on a variety of critical projects supporting our clients in the low carbon economy to deliver renewable energy projects, nature-based solutions, biodiversity net gain advice, habitat and peatland restoration and nature conservation solutions.

Your role will include undertaking ornithology, habitat and protected species surveys, providing Clerk of Works support, and assisting with data input, analysis, research, and report writing - giving you invaluable experience of survey methodologies, mitigation and best practice techniques.

“My favourite thing about Atmos is the ability to get out and about working in a variety of locations on a variety of projects, getting up close to golden eagle, red kite and divers”

Who are we looking for?

  • Currently working towards or a graduate in a relevant environmental or ecology-based subject.
  • An appreciation of relevant wildlife legislation and ecological survey methodologies.
  • An interest in ornithology would be advantageous.
  • Attention to technical detail, in both recording and transcribing/checking survey data.
  • Ability to communicate clearly, both verbally and in writing.
  • Good report-writing skills, with eye for detail.
  • Use of MS Word and Excel for report writing purposes.
  • A with a willingness to work in remote locations and, at times, staying away from home during the working week.
  • A full driving licence.



What we offer

In addition to rewarding you with a competitive salary and other standard benefits, including 25 days annual leave (plus bank holidays) and pension schemes you will benefit from:

  • Annual discretionary company performance bonus scheme; Paid out in each of the last two years.
  • Flexible benefits scheme to suit you, including employee assistance programme, cycle to work & tax-free childcare scheme.
  • Specific on the job training and skills development supported by our buddying and mentoring scheme, leading to real career progression opportunities.
  • A well-defined and fair time off in lieu policy.
  • An opportunity to work on a wide variety of projects, surveying some of the UK's rarest species.

“At Atmos, every hour I work over my contracted hours I always get back”

To Apply

Seasonal roles are on 6 to 8 month fixed term contract commencing March/April 2022. However, many of our seasonal ecologists go on to secure a full-time position with us!

"I started off as a part-time, seasonal ecologist and I am now a full-time ecologist!"

To apply please submit your CV and covering letter by email entitled "Application for Ecologist".  Please state if you are applying for either a permanent or seasonal position. 

We are proud to be an inclusive company. As such we welcome applications from all individuals regardless of race, age, disability, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion or belief.

For an informal chat about these positions, please contact Catherine Hibbert on 01352 744512.