Ecologist

This is an excellent opportuntiy to join one of Irelands top employers with an excellent benefits package as well as an exceptional Ecology team to work alongside and learn from. Our client is looking to recruit an Ecologist who will work as an integral member of the Energy and Planning team in any of their three offices as well as remotely, aiding the expansion of the Energy and Planning business and working closely with fellow professionals. This position offers exposure to a broad range of areas within the renewable energy, waste management and civil infrastructure sectors.


Qualifications and Experience Required:

  • A degree in ecology or related subject
  • Post graduate experience in environmental consultancy
  • Member of CIEEM, CIWEM or equivalent professional body 
  • Experienced in the oral hearing process and in the role of expert witness
  • Detailed knowledge of wildlife and conservation legislation within Ireland 
  • Excellent technical report writing skills
  • Experienced in the preparation and monitoring of the implementation of Construction Environmental Management Plan
  • Experienced in working in multi-disciplinary teams
  • Excellent communication, organisational and project management skills
  • A full clean driver’s licence


The Ecologist will, amongst other things, be responsible for:

  • Managing individual contracts to deliver high quality ecological consultancy services
  • Providing expert ecological input for a range of projects
  • Planning, conducting and supervising the execution of site ecological surveys and fieldwork
  • Preparing and monitoring of the implementation of Construction Environmental Management Plans 
  • Undertaking Appropriate Assessments and Ecological Impact Assessments (EcIAs), Biodiversity Chapters for Environmental Impact Assessment Reports (EIARs) and other environmental reporting requirements
  • Writing of technical reports and other deliverables
  • Managing quality including attention to detail and accuracy, delivery of contracts on time and to the highest possible standards, and continue to strive to improve the quality of work produced by the Ecology Team
  • Providing expert witness at Oral Hearings
  • Developing excellent relationships with clients and attending meetings with clients and design teams when necessary


An attractive remuneration package will be offered to the successful candidate including a competitive salary, shorter working Friday, medical benefit and professional body support.

Closing Date:
27/08/2021

You may return to your current search results by clicking here.

Latest Job Listings