Project Ecologist

Region:
Ireland
Vicinity:
Carlow, Dublin, Cork
Sector:
Conservation Jobs, Ecology Jobs, Environment Jobs, Green Jobs, Eco Jobs, Botany Jobs, Ornithology Jobs, Ecological Jobs
Job Category:
Consultancy, Ecologist, Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA), Botanist, Ornithologist, Environmental Scientist, Ecological Consultant, Environmental Consultant
Job Type:
Permanent
Education Level:
Bachelors degree
Salary:
€40,000 to €50,000 per annum
Salary Description:
Excellent package and remuneration
Posted:
19/07/2024
Start Date:
ASAP/ Stardard
Recruiter:
Gaia Talent
Job Ref:
ISFTPRE31/5

Title: Project Ecologist
Location: Cork, Dublin or Carlow (nationwide options also available)
Flexibility: Hybrid model of work split in office, fieldwork and home office arrangements 

About the hiring company: A multidisciplinary Consultancy that is one of Ireland’s largest Irish owned consultants with centres of excellence in Sustainable Infrastructure, Circular Economy, Environment, and Energy and Planning. Provides planning, environmental studies, preliminary planning design to our clients in the renewable energy sector and provides design and contract management services for the construction of infrastructure projects such as roads, greenways, bridgeworks, rail, solid waste facilities, renewable energy, drainage, water and wastewater treatment facilities, airports, tunnels and gas pipelines.

Responsibilities:
  • Undertaking background research, desk studies and ecological fieldwork and impact assessment reporting, to best practice guidelines and methodologies
  • Preparing and compiling ecological assessments
  • Undertaking ecological assessments and surveys, from inception to completion
  • Liaising with client representatives and project managers to progress projects effectively
  • Finding solutions to ecological challenges on projects
  • Managing the ecological deliverables for several large projects
  • Coordinating the deliverables for ecology projects
  • Engaging with relevant authorities and stakeholders in ecological projects
  • Delivering high quality outputs within set deadlines
  • Reporting (prepare and/compile information for Environmental Impact Statements and Appropriate Assessments)

Skills/Qualifications:
  • Level 8 degree in ecology, environmental science or a related discipline
  • A minimum of 2 years’ similar experience 
  • Field skills in ornithology with previous experience of conducting surveys for renewable energy projects or similar development projects
  • Ecological field skills, highlighting any specialist ecological expertise (either academic or interest)
  • In-depth knowledge of a broad range of ecological issues, fundamental to the preparation of high-quality, ecological impact assessments
  • Preparing reports such as Environmental Impact Statements or Appropriate Assessments
  • Working as part of a high functioning team
  • Well organised with excellent attention to detail while also being able to manage their own workload
  • Ability to manage several priorities at once will be required as will a high level of commitment to success
  • Full clean drivers licence
Benefits:
An attractive remuneration package will be offered to the successful candidate including a competitive salary (€40,000 onwards DOE), shorter working Friday, medical benefit, a company pension scheme, comprehensive annual leave days and professional body support. 

All CVs are treated in the strictest confidence. Feel free to submit your CV at isadora@gaiatalent.com

Closing Date:
30/08/2024

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