Limerick, Cork, Clare, Dublin, Carlow, Mayo, Galway
Industry Sector:
Ecology Jobs, Eco Jobs, Green Jobs, Ornithology Jobs, Zoology Jobs, Ecological Jobs
Job Category:
Consultancy, Ecologist, Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA), Ornithologist, Zoologist, Ecological Consultant
Job Type:
Education Level:
Bachelors degree
£40,000 to £60,000 per annum
Salary Description:
Excellent package and remuneration
Start Date:
ASAP/ Stardard
Gaia Talent
Job Ref:

Gaia Talent is seeking an experienced Ecologist to join our client’s 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;
  • Largely working from our Galway office but willing to work in our Dublin, Cork, and Castlebar offices when required;
  • Competent in the use of Microsoft Office;
  • QGIS mapping skills;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
The following would be advantageous:
  • Membership of the Chartered Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management (CIEEM);
  • Holder of a survey license 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 license and a vehicle so they can travel for surveys.
What the client offers:
  • An attractive remuneration (from €40,000 onwards DOE)
  • Hybrid working
  • Pension contribution
  • Life cover
  • PHI
  • Membership subscription to a professional body
  • Active CPD programme
  • Continuous career development
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