Senior Marine Scientist

Job Title: Senior Marine Scientist

Location: Galway

Job Type: Permanent, Full time

Ref. No: J5637

About the Role

RPS Galway are looking to recruit a senior Marine Scientist/Marine EIA expert with experience (7+ years) in working on marine impact assessment and marine licensing projects in Ireland and/or the UK.  The position requires the ability to scope and plan coastal and marine surveys, interpret marine scientific data (ecological and sediments) and assess potential impacts from developments. A broad range of knowledge in the marine area is desirable.  You will become an essential participant in the environmental team, assisting in the delivery and management of projects for key public and private clients in Ireland. You will be based in our Galway office.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

• MSc/ PhD (Level 9 or 10 on the NFQ) in Marine Science or a related science field

• 7+ years’ experience in marine ecology consultancy or similar

• Experienced in preparing reports on EIA and AA of marine projects

• Reviewing and synthesising data and reports 

• Working as part of multi-disciplinary teams.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITES 

• Marine ecology (e.g. marine mammals, benthic communities) including habitat mapping

• Knowledge of EU and Irish environmental law

• The ability to work under ones’ own initiative

• Project management skills

• Strong computer skills (Word, Excel, etc.)

• Statistical analysis (multivariate) is desirable

• Experience with ESRI GIS is desirable,

• Excellent writing and verbal communication skills

• Full, clean Irish or EU driving licence.

About Us

RPS are a recognised leader in multidisciplinary engineering, environmental, project communications and project management consultancy. We are 5,600 professional consultants and service providers with deep expertise in things that matter. We define, design and manage projects in the property, energy, transport, water, defence and security and resources sectors across 125 countries.

In Ireland, we employ 600 of the most talented, high-performing professionals in the industry.

What we can offer

You will be offered a competitive salary, an attractive package along with a great diverse team environment. In addition, we offer flexible working hours and deliver a comprehensive training and development programme for all professional levels to further expand your skill set within the Environmental division. 

If you would like to join a company that will challenge you to be creative in design and solutions, join RPS.

https://www.joinrps.com/showJob.aspx?j=5637&s=lp

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Closing Date: TBC

We do not require the assistance of Agencies at this time

Note:  As with all positions, due to the dynamic nature of RPS’s business, key responsibilities will evolve and change over time.

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Closing Date:
04/01/2020

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