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Graduate Environmental GIS & BNG Consultant



10d ago

  • Job
    Entry Level / Graduate
  • Data
  • £23K - £25K
  • Leicester


  • We are looking for someone at Graduate level with an interest in Ecology/Geography that has the following skills:
  • Knowledge and experience of using QGIS
  • Ability to perform a wide range of functions in QGIS
  • Experience of working with environmental data
  • Ability to create new geopackages and templates
  • Ability to use existing GIS templates
  • Knowledge of data management good practice
  • Excellent research and writing skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Possess initiative and a positive attitude
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines and adapt to the teams changing needs
  • In addition, some experience in AutoCAD would be beneficial but not essential as training can be provided.


  • Digitising map data
  • Creating maps/drawings
  • Georeferencing
  • Capturing, managing and analysing data in GIS from multiple sources and in a variety of formats
  • Biodiversity net gain assessments
  • Ensuring project data and mapping standards are fully met.
  • Ensuring the mapping and GIS data deliverables for projects are issued on time.
  • Querying and questioning issues identified with data.
  • Identifying time-saving solutions wherever possible for both data capture and mapping.
  • Environmental data interpretation for projects including habitat and sensitivity mapping and constraints analysis.
  • Carrying out desk studies, research and analysis.


What are the main responsibilities of a Graduate Environmental GIS & BNG Consultant?

The main responsibilities include conducting GIS mapping and analysis tasks, working with bulk datasets, and enhancing our GIS capabilities.

What type of datasets will I be working with in this role?

You will be working with bulk datasets related to environmental and biodiversity mapping and analysis.

What qualifications are required for this position?

A degree in GIS or related field, strong analytical skills, and experience with GIS mapping and analysis software are required for this position.

Will I have opportunities for career development in this role?

Yes, you will have opportunities for career development and growth within the company, as you expand your skills and knowledge in GIS mapping and analysis.

Are there opportunities for fieldwork in this position?

While much of the work is office-based, there may be opportunities for fieldwork depending on project requirements.

A leading design and environmental practice working extensively in the UK and with projects worldwide.

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Leading integrated design and environmental practice working extensively in the UK and with projects worldwide. Since its formation in 1957 the practice has developed a valuable mix of multi-disciplinary expertise which enables us to respond to very complex projects in a creative yet thorough and co-ordinated manner. Our core skills combine masterplanning, environmental assessment, urban design, landscape, ecology, architecture, arboriculture and green infrastructure. We have implemented many award winning schemes in environmentally sensitive locations. FPCR believe in working closely with our clients as a team to achieve successful results meeting clients’ aspirations for innovative high quality solutions which are both viable and sustainable. A particularly valuable skill of the practice is our ability to balance commercial realities with expectations of planning authorities and statutory bodies. The practice comprises 8 directors supported by a talented and committed team of over 120 staff, operating from our offices at Lockington Hall near Derby, Exeter, Dorking and York.