Ecologist - Cork

Location: Ireland

EUR 35,000 - 45,000

Job Type: Perm

Industry: Engineering-Design-Jobs

Job ID: JO-1812-11965

Consultant: Sheila McNeice

Are you an Ecologist with 5+ years’ relevant experience, specifically in terrestrial ecology?

If you are looking for a role with great scope to develop your career, contact Sheila +353-1-7978720 or send your CV to for review.

Ecologist - Cork


Our client is an award winning international engineering consultancy, currently undergoing rapid growth.

Job Description

The work will be diverse and will involve undertaking Appropriate Assessments, Natura Impact Statements, and Ecological Assessments as well as providing Ecological input and recommendations into a wide range of major infrastructural and commercial developments, and the preparation of Biodiversity Assessments for inclusion in Statutory EIA Reports

The successful applicant will have an excellent understanding of all regulatory and statutory requirements pertaining to ecology / biodiversity in Ireland 

They will also be required to provide support as required on key projects, and in the preparation of proposal and tender documents

Undertake technical evaluation / Appropriate Assessments required on major infrastructural / commercial developments

Provide support to Senior members of the Environmental Team

Provide expert ecological technical assistance to the Business

Provide advice on compliance with national ecological legislation and policy and any corrective action undertaken complies with environmental legislation and policy;

Engage with external stakeholders as necessary

Perform other such duties in relation to general Environmental Consultancy.


Third level qualification in ecology or a related biological science;(Minimum Level 8)

Minimum of 5 years’ relevant experience, specifically in terrestrial ecology

Strong botanical and habitat mapping skillset is preferred, though specialist experience of birds or bats / terrestrial mammals will also be considered

Experience undertaking invasive species surveys

Experience of preparing ecological assessments and appropriate assessments of projects

Detailed knowledge of relevant environmental/ecological legislation, at both European and national level, in particular the Habitats Directive

GIS experience (preferably with MapInfo / ArcGIS / QGIS)

Project management experience

Experience of engaging with external stakeholders

Detailed understanding of terrestrial ecosystems is essential

Full clean driving licence


Salary €35k - €45k

Excellent company benefits

Choice of locations Dublin or Cork


Sheila McNeice is the consultant managing this position. 

If you have any queries about this role, you can contact Sheila by e-mail or phone +353-1-7978720


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