Kerry, Cork, Dublin, Galway
Industry Sector:
Conservation Jobs, Ecology Jobs, Renewable Energy jobs, Environmental Jobs, Renewable Jobs, Sustainable Jobs, Ornithology Jobs, Nature Conservation Jobs
Job Category:
Management, Project Management, Ecologist, Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA), Reporting, Ornithologist, Surveying, Environmental Scientist
Job Type:
Education Level:
Bachelors degree
Salary Description:
Excellent package and remuneration
Start Date:
ASAP/ Standard Notice
Gaia Talent
Job Ref:

We are seeking an experienced Ecologist to join our clients team. You can be based in Dublin or Cork, with the option to work remotely also. The role offers significant potential for professional growth and an attractive remuneration and benefits package will reflect the role and your experience.

The successful candidate will be practical, creative and solution-focused ecologist who enjoys engaging with complex issues. You will collaborate with planners, landscape architects, urban designers, engineers and other professionals in the delivery of sustainable development.


  • A post-graduate degree in ecology, botany or a related discipline;
  • Associate/Full CIEEM membership and working towards chartership (such as CEnv or CEcol);
  • A minimum of five years' varied experience in a similar consultancy role, with a proven track record of authoring clear and concise EcIAs, AA Screening reports, Natura Impact Statements/Habitats Regulations Assessments and related reports;
  • Proven ecological field skills and an ability to undertake standard habitat surveys and mapping in line with Fossit/Phase 1 Habitat Survey;
  • A terrestrial ecology specialism such as botanical survey/breeding bird survey and a working knowledge of other ecological fields;
  • A strong understanding of relevant policy and legislation, particularly in Irish and European legislation and case law;
  • Experience of ecological mitigation design and implementation. Practical experience of coordination with landscape design and long-term site development management is highly desirable;
  • Geographic Information Systems (GIS) experience;
  • Excellent report writing, analytical, presentation, and written and verbal communication skills;
  • Excellent interpersonal and organisational skills; and,
  • An ability to work collaboratively within a multi-disciplinary team environment.
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