Ecologist (Report Writer)

Galway, Carlow, Dublin, Wicklow, Clare, Cork, Limerick
Conservation Jobs, Ecology Jobs, Environment Jobs, Green Jobs, Eco Jobs, Ornithology Jobs, Ecological Jobs, Environmental Science Jobs
Job Category:
Ecologist, Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA), Ornithologist, Ecological Consultant, Environmental Consultant
Job Type:
Education Level:
Bachelors degree
€40,000 to €50,000 per annum
Salary Description:
Excellent package and remuneration
Start Date:
ASAP/ Stardard
Gaia Talent
Job Ref:

Title: Ecologist (Report Writer)
Location: Fieldwork across Ireland as required & office visits in Ennis or Cork monthly 
Flexibility: Allowed to work from home when not attending fieldwork
Please note: Applicants must be based in Ireland or the UK with the full legal right to work in the country. A full clean driver’s license is essential. 

About the Hiring Company: Join a leading RSK Ecological-only Consultancy committed to delivering sustainable solutions. The dedicated team of professionals specializes in Ecological Surveys and Environmental Impact Assessments, contributing to the preservation and enhancement of our natural environment.

  • Project managing smaller scale reports – AA, NIS, EIA Screening, Preliminary EIA, EcIA, PEA, Biodiversity Management Plans
  • Monitoring PM’d report
  • Creating and maintaining templates – AA, NIS, EIA Screening, General reports (ecology), Preliminary EIA
  • Report writing SOP and checklist
  • Reviewing reports – formatting
  • Offering report writing guidance
  • Monitoring Ecology reports (through report writing planner and Jira) – EcIA, End of Season reports
  • Maintaining reporting resources – Statements of Authority; list of methodologies to be created; reference list
  • Updating legislation – Quality Assurance, Introduction sections, Methodology
  • Reporting training and presentations
  • Offering reporting assistance to EIAR team
  • Maintaining library (published EIARs/NISs from other authors) and case laws
  • Readying reports for issue – formatting and PDFing
  • Review planning sites/files for resources (e.g. windfarms in relevant areas)
  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Ecology, Environmental Science, or a related field.
  • Minimum of one to three years of practical experience in conducting Ecological Surveys and Environmental Impact Assessments (seasonal, freelance, or volunteering previous experiences in the Irish Ecological sector will be considered). 
  • Strong knowledge of the Irish Ecological/Environmental regulations and guidelines.
  • Excellent fieldwork and data collection skills.
  • Proficiency in using relevant ecological survey tools and software.
What our client offers: 
  • Full-time and permanent position
  • Competitive salaries (€35,000 - €45,000 DOE)
  • Flexible working hours
  • Remote setting
  • Company pension scheme
  • VHI plan 
  • Generous annual leave allowance
  • Clear career pathway program
  • Family-friendly working policies
  • Continuous career development
  • Professional memberships paid

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