Project Ecologist

MWP are an established multi-disciplinary consultancy based in Cork, Tralee and Limerick and we are currently seeking to recruit experienced ecologists to join our growing ecology and environmental team. You will have the opportunity to work as part of a wider company team of experienced ecologists and environmental scientists on a wide range of renewable energy, infrastructure, coastal and other environmental projects. 

This is a permanent role in a friendly and dynamic company which offers the successful candidate opportunities for career development. Our approach is team based and brings together a focused group of people working on a diverse range of projects.  The current vacancy is available in Munster and there is flexibility regarding the office location in which you will be based.



• Ecological field work
• Preparation of biodiversity chapters for Environmental Impact Assessment Reports (EIAR)
• Preparation of Ecological Impact Assessment (EcIA) and Appropriate Assessment (AA)
• Consultation with regulators and statutory bodies

Experience and Qualifications Required:

• Degree in ecology, environmental science, zoology or equivalent. MSc preferable
• 2 to 5 years’ experience working as an ecologist, preferably in the consultancy sector
• Experience undertaking ecological surveys, including habitat, mammal and bird surveys
• Experience of Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA), Ecological Impact Assessment (EcIA) and Appropriate Assessment (AA)
• Report writing skills
• Full driver’s licence essential


• Competitive salary
• Working closely with senior Managers/ Directors
• CPD Programme with support and mentoring
• Working on a wide range of projects
• Health insurance plan
• Company Pension Scheme
• Active Sports and Social Club
• Protection of life and long term illness cover
• 22 days annual leave
• Paid professional membership fee

Please send your CV to or by post to:

Malachy Walsh and Partners,
Park House,
Mahon Technology Park,
Bessboro Road,
T12 X251.

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