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 mail@acdenv.co.uk.

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 d.wood@acdenv.co.uk.

No agencies or third party applications please

Consultant Ecologist
Godalming, Surrey
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 is ideal for a consultant-level ecologist, who is looking for an opportunity to progress to a senior level. The role involves supporting the Godalming ecology team to manage projects, carry out protected species surveys, and write technical reports.

The candidate should have:
• Good knowledge of the planning industry (particularly housing)
• At least 3 years’ experience at consultant level managing ecology-related projects through the planning process
• Excellent communication and organisation skills
• Natural aptitude for problem-solving and finding pragmatic solutions
• Excellent report writing skills (PEA, EcIA)
• Calm but confident approach when providing advice to clients
• Good knowledge of protected species ecology and legislation
• Hold at least 2 protected species licences
• Experience writing EPS mitigation licences and preferably acting as a Named Ecologist
• Associate membership with CIEEM

We have a dynamic team of motivated, talented ecologists, with a wide range of skills including specialisms in protected species. We offer a structured working environment, with opportunities to develop your career.

We offer generous CPD and training, which includes in-house training, bespoke courses, and external training. We train in both ecological and professional skills, to help our ecologists develop into well-rounded, confident consultants.

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 d.wood@acdenv.co.uk.

No agencies or third party applications please

Services

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
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