Working for ACD

Working for ACD

Our success as a company is built on the talent and ambition of our staff and offering fast, responsive and commercially aware services to our clients.

Working for ACD

We understand that our most valuable asset is our people and, as a company, we are keen to continue building that asset by employing talented, enthusiastic professionals.

ACD Environmental also understands the need to develop and nurture the potential of every employee and therefore we offer our commitment to train, guide and lead in order to maximise that potential. We currently employ over 40 people, spread across 3 offices around the United Kingdom. We have continued to grow over the last 30 years and our expansion shows no sign of slowing.

If you would like to join a dynamic company that is continuously evolving and expanding please email your CV to us at

Current Vacancies

Principal Ecologist
Eastleigh, Hampshire
Permanent, Full Time

A fantastic opportunity to join a multi-disciplinary, forward-thinking environmental consultancy specialising in the Planning Industry. We work for a range of clients including house builders, developers, planners, architects, local planning authorities and private clients.

The role would involve helping to managing the Eastleigh Ecology team, managing projects, carrying out protected species surveys, writing technical reports and providing support to Senior, Consultant and Graduate ecologists.

The candidate should have:
• Full membership with CIEEM
• Excellent communication and organisation skills
• Confident but calm approach
• Natural aptitude for problem-solving and finding pragmatic solutions
• Good knowledge of the planning industry (particularly housing)
• Experience managing teams of ecologists in a consultancy role
• Excellent report writing skills (PEA, EcIA, HRA, AA)
• Confident providing advice to clients and contractors and attending client meetings
• Good knowledge of protected species ecology and legislation
• Hold at least 2 protected species licences
• Experience writing EPS mitigation licences and acting as a Named Ecologist

We have a dynamic team of motivated, talented ecologists, with a wide range of skills. We offer a structured and exciting working environment, with opportunities to learn and develop your career.

We encourage CPD, which includes personal mentoring for EPS licences, in-house ecology training, and formal training opportunities, both ecological and professional skills.

If you think you are the right person to join ACD Environmental, please send a covering email and CV to Ecology Director Daniel Wood at

No agencies or third party applications please

Assistant Landscape Architect
Permanent, Full Time

ACD Environmental is a multidisciplinary practice with offices in Wiltshire, Hampshire and Surrey, and are involved in a variety of projects throughout the UK. The team of landscape architects provides an efficient and proactive design response to our many clients, with an integrated approach to design and creating places for people to enjoy.

The role
We are currently seeking an Assistant Landscape Architect in the Hampshire office with strong technical skills to contribute to an evolving and exciting programme of work in the south of England. As a multidisciplinary practice of ecologists, arboriculturists, archaeologists and designers, ACD offers a unique opportunity to work on a range of projects within a wider team.

About you
You will have a relevant qualification in Landscape Architecture, excellent design and communication skills, an in depth working knowledge of 2D and 3D drafting packages. Passionate about Landscape Architecture, you will be keen to develop your personal and professional skills in a supportive environment and be able to work on a number of projects alongside other team members.
Teamwork is at the core of our approach and you will have the opportunity to collaborate and support other members of the team in the design and delivery of a range of projects.
The ability to achieve tight deadlines and be able to work effectively with a wide range of clients and professionals. Excellent communication skills, both verbally and in writing are considered very important.

ACD Environmental Offers
In return, ACD Environmental offers an excellent opportunity for your personal development as well as an attractive remuneration package that includes a competitive salary, pension contribution, private medical insurance, contribution towards professional subscriptions and a great working and social environment.

To apply
To apply for the role please email your CV and portfolio to

No agencies or third party applications please


We provide the following services:

  • Landscape and Environmental Assessment
  • Archaeological Surveys and Consultancy
  • Arboricultural Surveys and Consultancy
  • Ecological Surveys and Consultancy
  • Representation at Local Planning Appeals
  • Expert witness at Planning Inquiries
  • Landscape Master Planning
  • Detailed Landscape Design
  • Landscape Construction Details
  • Landscape Management and Maintenance Reports
  • Landscape Project Management
  • Landscape Maintenance Audit
  • Agricultural Land Classification and Farming Circumstances