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Ecological Clerk of Works (Midlands/East of England)

  • Full-time
  • Middlemarch Environmental Ltd


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Middlemarch Environmental Ltd


Midlands region


£23,000 – £33,000 dependent on experience


40 hours per week, part time hours may be considered. A flexible approach to seasonal demands is essential.

About Us

Middlemarch Environmental is an award-winning natural environment consultancy that has recently embarked on an exciting period of strategic growth. Headquartered in Coventry and with regional teams across the UK, Middlemarch provides nationwide ecological, arboricultural and biodiversity services, as well as supporting clients with innovative landscape design and nature-based solutions.


Middlemarch has a bold ambition to be the environment consultancy of choice, offering trusted advice that helps to create an enduring natural environment legacy.


Many challenges can arise at the interface of nature and human development. Middlemarch provides expertise to a wide range of public and private sector clients to address these challenges and ensure that the value in nature is fully understood, preserved and, wherever possible, enhanced.


Established in 1992, Middlemarch Environmental is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Warwickshire Wildlife Trust. Collectively, the Wildlife Trusts are the largest voluntary nature and conservation organisation in the UK with over 850,000 members and 35,000 volunteers working to improve nature. 

The Role

Over the last 30 years, the company’s ecological practice has developed a strong reputation and proven track record as a leader in the field. The Major Projects Team was established to provide ecological support to high-value, long-term schemes across the country, including large infrastructure projects. We have projects running nationwide, but have new work commencing that means we are especially interested in candidates for roles in the Midlands and the East of England.


As Ecological Clerk of Works you’ll spend most of your time on-site ensuring the delivery of projects are compliant with ecological best practice, wildlife legislation and approved protected species method statements.


Your regular activities will include:


  • Ecological supervision of site contractors.
  • Ecology permitting.
  • Constraints mapping and marking out.
  • Assisting in and completing surveys for multiple species,
  • Data collection and reporting.
  • Post completion monitoring.


As a part of our team, you’ll be offered a competitive salary in line with your experience and skills, the potential for performance related rewards, company pension, extended leave through T.O.I.L. and the opportunity for training and continued professional development.

Middlemarch celebrates diversity and inclusivity in the workplace and is committed to providing fair and equal access to opportunities for all candidates.  

Skills and Experience

You will have a background in either field-based ecology or environmental landscaping with a passion for delivering practical ecology.


With good interpersonal skills, you will be able to communicate clearly and confidently with clients, contractors, and your peers.


Working in sometimes dynamic environments, you will be a self-starter, able to adapt to changing situations and take a pragmatic, solutions-based approach to working with others.


Alongside practical field skills, you will be IT literate and confident in using Microsoft Office Applications.


A valid CSCS card is desirable.  

Further Information

Please submit your current CV and covering letter covering the skills and experiences you have for the position.


Successful applications will be contacted within 7 days from the close of the application.

All successful applicants must provide proof of their right to work in the UK before a job offer can be confirmed.