Junior Bird Surveyor/ Ornithologist

Industry Sector:
Conservation Jobs, Ecology Jobs, Environmental Jobs, Environment Jobs, Renewable Jobs, Sustainable Jobs, Ornithology Jobs, Environmental Protection Jobs
Job Category:
Graduate/Junior/Trainee, Ecologist, Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA), Planning, Remediation, Reporting, Ornithologist, Surveying
Job Type:
Education Level:
Bachelors degree
Salary Description:
Very good benefits and career development
Start Date:
ASAP/ Standard Notice
Gaia Talent
Job Ref:

This is a unique opportunity for a Junior Bird Surveyor/ Ornithologist to join one of Irelands top consultancies with an exceptional Ecology team. They offer an excellent mentoring program and also provide the opportunity to work on nationally recognised projects and studies. The successful candidate will have relevant experience in bird identification, as well as a willingness to learn and grow. 

Duties and Responsibilities

The job will involve working with the existing Ecology team on ecological and environmental aspects of diverse projects including national infrastructure, renewable energy and private commercial projects. As a Junior Bird Surveyor, the role will require the provision of ecological input into desktop studies, scoping studies, site selection, site surveys, Ecological impact Assessments, Appropriate Assessment Reports and overseeing the implementation of construction mitigation measures (Ecological Clerk of Works). 

Qualifications/Experience Required

  • Relevant primary degree (Hons.) relating to Ecology / Environmental biology, additional qualifications preferred.
  • Interest in Ornithology - any field experience with Birds is highly beneficial.
  • Experience in GIS systems. 
  • CIEEM membership preferred.
  • Good report writing and communication skills.
  • Must be physically fit and be willing and able to undertake fieldwork in remote areas in all weather conditions.
  • Full driving licence.
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