Would you like to work for an independent, award-winning, multidisciplinary environmental consultancy?

Our team has complementary expertise in Environmental Design, Landscape Architecture, Ecology and Visualisation.

We take a collaborative approach to our work and we enjoy working on projects ranging from local and small scale to large, multi-phased schemes across the UK.

From our South West England base, we promote a wide range of development types for varied clients across all active planning development sectors.

Thinking of working with us?

We always welcome speculative applications from talented people interested in our work and approach. We take a multi-disciplinary approach to our work. We provide a high quality, inclusive approach to environmental design for a broad range of projects and clients in a friendly and stimulating work environment. We offer competitive pay with an excellent staff training allowance and benefits package.


January 2022

We are currently looking for one or two Seasonal Ecologists to join our team for 2022.

Please no recruitment agency applications. Thank you.


Ecologists (Seasonal Surveyor(s) – Bespoke Contracts) Closing Date: 12 noon 28th January 2022

We are looking for seasonal surveyors for the 2022 ecology survey season. The position(s) would be based at our Bath office (noting the current coronavirus pandemic homeworking may well continue to  be necessary). We anticipate the position(s) will be for a period of up to 6 months (likely to commence March 2022). The position(s) would be paid full time for 37.5 hours a week, or part time option can be considered. In this role, some weeks will be busier than others and you will need a willingness to travel outside the locality and work flexible hours, including night working.

Your main role would be organising or assisting in field surveys, but there would be an element of desk-based work such as assisting with survey preparation, data analysis and preparation of reports. Your work would be supervised and supported, providing valuable experience and training in ecological consultancy work.

We are looking for conscientious, self-motivated, enthusiastic ecologists with a willingness to learn and who can work collaboratively with others and independently on agreed tasks. You will have and be able to demonstrate:

  • A relevant degree qualification
  • Some knowledge of UK habitats and protected species
  • Some understanding and experience of protected species surveys and habitat assessments
  • Good organisational and communication skills
  • Full UK driving licence
  • Willingness to work flexibility

Other elements which would be of benefit:

  • Access to your own car for business use
  • A season or two experience of the sort of work required

We offer a competitive rate of pay (reflective of experience/skills) and reimburse business related expenses such as travel and subsistence. We pay for travel time to site and where agreed, offer paid overtime and TOIL for Rest and recovery. (Laptop / it support are provided and works phone can be provided if required.)

To apply, please send a covering letter, CV and completed application form,  in PDF format by email, to marked for the attention of Simon Kale, Managing Director.

You can download an application form here.


Sub-consultant surveyors for 2022

If you are interested in registering to join our sub-consultant network, particularly in relation to the 2022 ecology survey season, please email telling us about your credentials and to request a registration form.

Equal Opportunities Statement

Nicholas Pearson Associates Ltd is an Equal Opportunities Employer, and makes no discrimination with respect to applications from people with disabilities, from all races, religions, and from both sexes. We welcome applications from all sectors of the community.


We are committed to promoting equal opportunities. We comply with all relevant Acts and statutes. We actively seek to ensure that no discrimination occurs within the workplace nor with respect to Company business and practices.


A copy of our Equal Opportunities Statement is available on request from