Project Ecologist - Dublin

Location: Ireland

EUR 35,000 - 45,000

Job Type: Perm

Industry: Engineering-Design-Jobs

Job ID: JO-1902-12964

Consultant: Sheila McNeice

Are you an Ecologist with 5+ years’ experience working with engineering/environmental consultancies?

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.

Project Ecologist - Dublin


Our client is a leading Irish multidisciplinary Engineering and Project Management Consultancy with operations nationwide. 

They work on the country’s most challenging projects to deliver Ireland’s infrastructure. 

Job Description

The successful candidate must have the ability to work in and lead teams in the collection of field data and in the preparation of the Biodiversity/Flora & Fauna sections of Environmental Impact Assessment Reports (EIARs), Ecological Impact Assessment (EcIA) reports and Appropriate Assessment reporting. 

The successful candidate will also be required to demonstrate project experience in the design and implementation of ecological surveys which may include some or all of the following: 

Phase 1 Habitat, Ornithology; Mammals; Protected species.  

In all cases analysis of data and completion of impact assessments will be required. 

Further demonstrated project experience across ecological disciplines will also be required.

The job will involve working with the existing Ecology team on ecological and environmental aspects of diverse projects including national infrastructure, renewable energy and private commercial projects. 

As a Project Ecologist, the role will require the provision of ecological input into desktop studies, scoping studies, site selection, site surveys, Ecological impact Assessments, Appropriate Assessment Reports and overseeing the implementation of construction mitigation measures (Ecological Clerk of Works). 

The role will also require project management tasks including; financial management, producing fee proposals, and tendering for work.


Relevant primary degree (Hons.) relating to Ecology / Environmental biology, additional qualifications preferred

A minimum of 5+ years environmental consultancy experience and a proven ecological track record

Proven ecological field skills

Experience in GIS systems (e.g. ArcView)

Full CIEEM (or equivalent) membership is preferable

Experience of co-ordinating ecological impact assessments as well as project management and liaising with clients and stakeholders

Experience as an expert witness at Oral Hearings

Excellent report writing and communication skills

Full driving licence 


Salary €35k - €45k dependant on experience and qualifications

Permanent staff role with great career prospects.


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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