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Phlorum Limited is a true multidisciplinary environmental consultancy providing a wide range of environmental assessment services.

We were founded on a unique, specialist Japanese knotweed removal service, which combines our experience and skills in ecology, plant physiology, contaminated land, auditing and wider environmental considerations.

We are always on the lookout for highly talented individuals to join our professional team and help the company’s continued growth.

Phlorum Limited endeavours to protect and care for the welfare and development of our employees. We encourage personal development and provide exciting opportunities for promotion.

Phlorum is committed to equality of opportunity for everyone regardless of their race, nationality, religion or belief, gender, sexual orientation, disability, age or marital status.

Principal and Graduate Ecologists

We are currently looking to add to our expanding ecology team in our Brighton office. If you have experience in ecological consultancy and project and client management skills, then we would be very interested in talking to you.

We are also looking for less experienced staff who have some ecology survey skills and qualifications – particularly those who have worked under appropriate licences for protected species work.

If either position at our Brighton office is of interest, please contact us – details below.

Environmental Consultant (Invasives)

Position: Environmental Consultant (Invasives)

Location: Preferably based around Brighton, but would consider alternative locations for the right candidate.

We are looking for someone with the right skills and relevant experience to become a key member of our Invasives team, primarily to treat knotweed and other invasive plants.

Main Responsibilities: The role includes office and site work. Site work will involve a range of activities, such as: surveying; supervising construction works; and applying herbicides. Office work will be preparing reports; tenders; management plans; method statements; herbicide records; and risk assessments. During the summer a significant component of the work will be onsite, managing invasive plant treatment.

Requirements: A driving licence is essential for the role (company vans are available). Applicants should have good knowledge of plant identification; communication, written and computer skills (Microsoft Office) and have a positive, proactive attitude. Experience of working on construction sites; having held a Construction Skills Certification Scheme (CSCS) card; and NTPC herbicide application qualifications PA1/PA6AW spraying licence are advantageous.

The role will require travel and occasional overnight stays throughout the UK.

Salary: £24,000 to £28,000

Phlorum is a dynamic and ambitious environmental consultancy. We are seen as ‘thought-leaders’ in the burgeoning Japanese knotweed, and other invasive non-native plants, control industry. Phlorum regularly contribute to the International Invasive Weed Conference and have been at the forefront of producing national guidance, setting up the premier trade body for this sector and in our involvement in landmark and high-profile legal actions involving this non-native invasive weed.

We pride ourselves on our open, honest and friendly approach to our work. We foster a flat company structure that allows new staff to progress quickly.

Please send your CV and a covering letter to: Stefan Cannon, Phlorum Limited, Unit 12, Hunns Mere Way, Brighton, East Sussex, BN2 6AH. Email:

Air Quality Consultants Jobs

Our continued growth requires new staff to support our air quality consultancy team in our Brighton office. We will consider all levels of experience, with our minimum requirement usually being two years previous full-time employment in a dispersion modelling role.

We are currently on the lookout for someone who fits this minimum requirement.

Our bread-and-butter project work includes predictive modelling for industrial, infra-structure, commercial and residential developments using ADMS, Aermod, Screen, ADMS Roads, Breeze Roads and the DMRB/IANs/WebTAG.

We also regularly provide odour assessment and air quality monitoring services for indoor environments, restaurants, occupational exposure reporting, and nuisance impacts from wastewater treatment works and contaminated land remediation projects.

The bulk of our work is UK-based but we do undertake some work overseas – mainly the Middle East and Africa. Good communication with clients on the phone and in person is essential, as is the ability to handle large amounts of numerical data and to write clear and concise technical reports in excellent English.

For more senior positions we would expect a proven track record in developing new business and in effectively managing client relationships.

Speculative Applications

Although we may not be currently advertising for other new positions, if you are a bright, suitably qualified and experienced individual who shares our values and you believe that you can add to our service provision, please do get in touch as we’d be very happy to hear from you.

Note for recruitment agencies.

Without signed terms for specific roles, all unsolicited CVs sent to us will be treated as gifts.

To be absolutely clear, we reserve the right to contact directly any candidate whose details have been sent to us by a third party; we shall not be liable for any recruitment fees should we choose to engage such a candidate.

If you think you can work with Phlorum then please email us at or call us at our head office on 01273 307 167.

We will respond quickly to all who enquire.

Successful candidates will be joining an organisation that is both dynamic in nature and has clear goals for business development.

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