Job Type: Perm
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 email@example.com for review.
Ecologist - Cork
Our client is an award winning international engineering consultancy, currently undergoing rapid growth.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or phone +353-1-7978720
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