Senior Ecologist - Galway/ Dublin/ Limerick/ Cork

Limerick, Cork, Dublin, Galway
Industry Sector:
Ecology Jobs, Environmental Jobs, Environment Jobs, Climate Change Jobs, Ornithology Jobs
Job Category:
Ecologist, Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA), Environmental Engineering, Ornithologist, Zoologist, Environmental Scientist
Job Type:
Education Level:
Bachelors degree
Salary Description:
Strong benefits package with excellent staff training and development
Start Date:
Gaia Talent
Job Ref:

This is a key hire for this very successful and well established Engineering Consultancy with a very well established Ecology team working on numerous projects nationwide. The company prioritises staff development and training as well as excellent work life balance.

The successful candidate must have the ability to work in and lead teams in the collection of field data and in the preparation of the Biodiversity/Flora & Fauna sections of Environmental Impact Assessment Reports (EIARs), Ecological Impact Assessment reports and Habitats Directive Appropriate Assessment reporting. The successful candidate will also be required to demonstrate project experience in the design and implementation of ecological surveys including habitat, bird and protected species surveys, analysis of data and completion of impact assessments. Further demonstrated project experience across ecological disciplines will also be required. If you are confident you have the required skills and experience outlined below apply now for your opportunity to interview for this exceptional career opportunity.

Qualifications/Experience Required

  • Relevant primary degree (Hons.) relating to Ecology / Environmental biology, additional qualifications preferred.
  • A minimum of 8+ years experience and a proven ecological track record.
  • Proven ecological field skills.
  • Experience in GIS systems (e.g. ArcView).
  • Full CIEEM membership.
  • Experience of coordinating ecological impact assessments as well as project management and liaising with clients and stakeholders.
  • Experience as an expert witness at Oral Hearings is preferable but not essential.
  • Excellent report writing and communication skills.
  • Must be physically fit and be willing and able to undertake fieldwork in remote areas in all weather conditions.
  • Full driving licence.

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