Senior Environmental Scientist

Cork, Dublin, Carlow
Industry Sector:
Environmental Jobs, Green Jobs, Environment Jobs, Environmental Science Jobs
Job Category:
Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA), Environmental Engineering, Environmental Scientist, Environmental Consultant
Job Type:
Education Level:
Bachelors degree
£60,000 per annum
Salary Description:
Excellent package and remuneration
Start Date:
ASAP/ Stardard
Gaia Talent
Job Ref:

Gaia client is one of Ireland’s largest Irish-owned consultants with centers of excellence in Environmental Science, Civil Infrastructure, Waste & Resource Management, and Energy and Planning.

Gaia Talent is looking to recruit a Senior Project Environmental Scientist who will work as an integral member of the Environmental Science team in either the Dublin, Cork, or Carlow office, aiding the expansion of the environmental business and working closely with fellow professionals. This position offers exposure to a broad range of areas within the waste management and environmental sectors, including, but not limited to, planning and EIAR, waste management, infrastructure development, waste licensing and permits, industrial emissions licensing, and environmental due diligence.

Main responsibilities: 
  • Working closely with senior staff in delivering the workload assigned
  • Delivery of individual projects from conception to execution
  • Ensuring that all deliverables meet the expected quality levels and are delivered on time and within budget
  • Coordination and completion of Environmental Impact Assessments, Strategic Environmental Assessments, Appropriate Assessments, planning application documentation, and other environmental assessment/monitoring reports
  • Provide environmental technical assistance to the business
  • Client liaison
  • Assisting with the preparation of proposals
  • Manage the implementation of regulatory approvals
Skills and qualifications:
  • Educated to a degree level in a relevant environmental discipline
  • A minimum of 5-7 years post-graduate experience in an environmental or waste management position
  • Chartered status in a relevant discipline is desirable
  • Excellence knowledge of planning, environmental and waste management legislation
  • Proven track record in contribution to the preparation of Environmental Impact Assessment Reports, planning, and license/permit applications for a wide range of projects
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Be flexible and a good team player
  • Excellent report writing and technical skills
  • A full driver's license
What our client offers: 
  • An attractive remuneration package (from €60,000 onwards DOE)
  • Hybrid working
  • Shorter working Friday
  • 22 to 27 annual leave days
  • Pension scheme
  • Medical benefit
  • Annual Christmas bonus
  • Professional body memberships paid
  • Family benefits
  • Well being benefits
  • Employee experience benefits
  • Anything else you may see as essential for your work-life balance will be happily discussed

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