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Ecology Jobs

Here at ECOSA we pride ourselves on the quality of our work and the professionalism of our staff. We want all our employees to feel valued and supported; therefore, we are committed to developing our team members’ expertise and personal growth so that they can deliver excellence in ecological services to our clients across the UK.

We are always interested to receive Curricula Vitae from bright and friendly people with relevant ecological experience and qualifications at

ECOSA is an equal opportunities employer and adheres to the ECOSA Equal Opportunities Policy. We are committed to ensuring, within the framework of the law, that our workplace is free from unlawful or unfair, direct or indirect, discrimination on the grounds of sex, disability, marital status, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, age, race, religious belief, ethnic or national origin, or trade union membership or non-membership.

Please note that all opportunities are only open to direct applicants; applications from recruitment agencies will not be accepted. ECOSA ecology career opportunities are advertised via our website and LinkedIn.


Ecologist Roles

We are a close-knit team who are keen on sharing skills and creating opportunities for professional and personal development wherever possible.

If you are just as passionate about promoting best practice in ecology and committed to making a positive impact on the environment as we are, we want to hear from you!

We offer a mentoring scheme to promote your development and encourage your progression with reference to the CIEEM Competency Framework, a generous structured training budget, and flexible working hours during the summer survey season.

We appreciate the late hours our ecologists put in during the survey season and therefore we offer paid overtime / TOIL during the summer in recognition of our staffs' efforts.


Please note we are not actively recruiting for ecologist roles at this time.


Technical Roles

ECOSA are pleased to be seeking a GIS Technician to provide maternity cover and support our developing business, starting October 2020.

GIS Technician - Maternity Cover (12 months)


Work Experience

Are you a student with a keen interest in ecology who is currently studying a related degree / masters, or a recent graduate in a related subject? Our work placement scheme usually runs from mid-April to the end of September annually and is based at our head office in Hampshire.

Through undertaking a work placement with us, you will gain an invaluable insight into ecological consultancy and develop the practical and soft skills employers want. Find out more about work experience with ECOSA and how to apply here:


Work Placement Scheme


Alternatively, you might like to consider our summer bat surveyor and field surveyor / ecological contracting roles below.


Bat Surveyor Roles

Are you looking to gain work experience in ecology for your CV? Or are you an experienced bat surveyor or licensed bat worker?

We are always looking for professional and reliable staff based in Hampshire and the surrounding counties to assist with our busy survey schedule over the spring/summer months.

Full training from experienced ecologists is provided. Find our more about our seasonal bat surveyor roles and how to apply here:


Summer Bat Surveyors


Ecological Contracting Roles

We are keen to hear from experienced ecological field surveyors that can undertake protected species surveys and translocations, or certified sub-contractors capable of implementing protected species mitigation on site, such as wildlife fencing installation and habitat creation and management.

Professional and reliable staff based in Hampshire and the surrounding counties are required to assist with our schedule over the spring/summer/autumn months.

Find our more about our seasonal surveying and contracting roles and how to apply here:


Ecological Contracting Assistants