Marine Ecologist

This role will be a mix of work planning, team recruitment and management, survey work and the office-based report writing. The office base portion of the role will be based in either Arklow or Galway and you will also have the opportunity to work remotely.

It's an exceptional opportunity to be involved with a great company that already has work booked for the next 5 years and is involved in some of the biggest Offshore projects in Ireland. They are one of the highest payers in the marketplace with an excellent package provided.

Key skills

● Interested in and passionate about environmental data and the offshore marine environment.

● Experience in preparing and signing-off marine based Natura Impact Statements

● Experience in preparing EIAR ecology chapters

● Strong map work orientation skills / Cartography.

● Experienced in working with 2D and 3D data.

● Ability to manage and work as part of a team and communicate with a range of stakeholders and other offshore survey divisions.

● Solid procedure and field report writing and compilation skills.

● Excellent attention to detail.

● Outstanding organisational and planning skills.

● An analytical mind.

● Ability to gather data and interpret results.

● Good operational skills and aptitude.

● Flexibility and a professional manner.

● Data and information management skills.

● Keeping up-to-date with new and emerging technologies.


● A bachelor’s degree in a related subject such as Env Sci, Ecology, Marine Biology, Geography.

● Understanding of European/Irish guidelines in relation to bird and Marine Mammal surveys to ensure compliance and best practice is adopted during survey planning, execution and reporting.

● A surveying qualification is highly desirable as well as membership of a recognised chartered body.

● Recognised MMO Qualification although not a strict requirement would be desirable

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