Current Vacancies

Johns Associates always welcomes CVs from talented individuals looking for a new challenge. If you are interested in working with us, please send a CV and covering letter/ email to

We currently have the following vacancy:

Ecologist/ Senior Ecologist

Full time, permanent position, based at our offices in Bradford on Avon.

The post will involve:

  • Efficient management and delivery of ecology projects across a range of sectors.
  • Coordination of field surveys and deliverables for a range of client projects.
  • Undertaking field surveys across a range of sites (including UK Habitat Classification survey, Phase 1 and Extended Phase 1 Habitat surveys and protected species surveys).
  • Production of high quality, robust written documents, including survey reports, PEAs, EcIAs and Biodiversity Net Gain assessments for a range of development proposals.
  • Acting as day-to-day client interface.
  • Co-ordination of specialist sub-consultants as required.
  • Writing quotes and assisting with tender proposals for relevant projects across a range of sectors.

You will have:

  • A relevant degree(s) and membership of CIEEM.
  • 3-5 years relevant consultancy experience, with proven experience in the following key areas:
    • Managing projects to time and budget
    • Producing robust PEA reports
    • Protected species surveys
    • Biodiversity Net Gain assessment
    • Class 2 bat licence, GCN and/or dormouse licence an advantage
    • Experience of assisting with (or completing) EPS licence applications for bats or GCN or dormouse also an advantage
  • A thorough understanding of the UK planning system and supporting relevant UK and European legislation and policy.
  • Excellent attention to detail.

What We Offer

Johns Associates offers the following benefits and rewards to all staff:

  • Competitive salary (based on skills and experience)
  • Hybrid Working Policy, enabling home as well as office working
  • Contributory pension scheme and Employee Health Cash Plan*
  • Annual leave entitlement of 28 days (pro-rata), plus Bank Holidays
  • Up to 5 days external training allowance per year, plus internal training
  • Company sick pay scheme
  • Flexible working and a balanced approach to working hours
  • Payment of annual CIEEM membership
  • Access to company and/or hire vehicles, plus payment of business mileage
  • Discretionary bonus

* On successful completion of a three-month probationary period.

To apply, please send a copy of your CV and a covering email/ letter to