Professionalism is key to The Ecology Partnership; our team of ecologists is made up of professional and talented individuals. We seek those who are truly passionate about ecology, with extensive knowledge and a strong background of experience in the sector.

With extremely high competition for jobs in ecology, we look for those who stand out from the rest. If you have a hard work ethic and believe you have the social skills, passion and professionalism we are looking for, you can email The Ecology Partnership at and we will let you know of any current vacancies.

Current Position(s) Available:


Senior Ecologist

The Ecology Partnership are currently looking for a senior ecologist to join the team on a permanent basis at our office in Leatherhead, Surrey.

The role would involve managing and overseeing a wide variety of projects, both large and small in scale. The successful applicant will be able to manage projects from initial assessment to informing project design and developing appropriate mitigation as well as writing protected species licence applications. The candidate will also be expected to undertake preliminary ecological appraisals, EcIAs, and undertake a wide range of protected species survey work.

Ideally, the candidate should hold at least two Natural England survey licences and should have CIEEM membership. Applications from candidates with experience in bird survey work, analysis of large sets of bat data or experience in biodiversity net gain and using the Defra Biodiversity Metric would also be particularly welcome.

The post will offer a balance of field work and office work, with the role covering mainly the south east of England, although we do occasionally take on project work further afield.

The Ecology Partnership pride ourselves on our friendly, fun and supportive workplace and are looking for a committed and positive individual to join a tight-knit and hardworking team. The candidate must be a team player, with good organisational and communication skills, both verbal and written and also be willing to undertake night work and work unsociable hours when required. Candidates must have a full clean UK driving licence.

The Ecology Partnership will offer a competitive package to the successful candidate. The Leatherhead office is situated close to junction 9 of the M25.


Seasonal Field Surveyors and Subcontractors

The Ecology Partnership are currently looking for seasonal field surveyors and independent subcontractors for assistance on a range of survey work throughout the 2021 survey season. Survey work will predominantly be assisting our full-time team members with protected species survey work for bats, great crested newts and reptiles. Work would be on a part time ad hoc basis and will likely include night work. We would be very interested in hearing from candidates who would like to assist us over the coming survey season. The survey work would be based out of our office in Leatherhead, people able to assist with survey work in Surrey, West / East Sussex and the Home Counties will be of particular interest.


If you wish to apply for either of the above positions please send your CV and a covering letter to