Ecologist - Galway

Our client is seeking an experienced Ecologist to join their expanding environmental team.

Applicants should ideally have a minimum of 3 years’ experience working in ecological consultancy and have a strong knowledge of wildlife policy and legislation.

Minimum Requirements:
  • Relevant third level Degree (Level 8 or higher);
  • A minimum of 3 years’ post qualification experience within the field of ecological consultancy;
  • Knowledge of relevant wildlife policy and legislation, and its real-world application;
  • Must be willing to work regular unsocial hours associated with bat survey work during the period April to October inclusive;
  • Must be comfortable, where appropriate and safe to do so, with working within water bodies to carry out aquatic surveys;
  • Competent in the use of Microsoft Office;
  • QGIS mapping skills;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills;

The following would be advantageous:

  • Membership of Chartered Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management (CIEEM);
  • Holder of a survey licence for at least one European Protected Species;
  • Experienced in aquatic monitoring, surveying and reporting;
  • Water framework sampling experience.


Applicants should hold a full clean driver’s licence and a vehicle so they can travel for surveys.

Closing Date:
03/06/2022

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