Senior Ecologist - Carlow

Location: Ireland


Job Type: Perm

Industry: Engineering-Design-Jobs

Job ID: JO-1911-21730

Consultant: Sheila McNeice

Are you a Senior Ecologist with 7+ years experience working with environmental consultants?

This role is based in their Carlow office and you will be working on projects in the Midlands and Leinster.

If you are looking for a role with great scope to develop your career, contact Sheila now for an informal chat +353 91 395625 or email your CV to for review

Senior Ecologist - Carlow


Our client is an Irish owned independent consultancy with offices throughout Ireland.

They continue to build and strengthen its planning and environmental services, engineering design and construction presence in the Irish market and specialise in the environment, energy, infrastructure and waste management sectors.

Job Description

Our client is seeking to appoint a Senior Ecologist who will work as an integral member of the Energy and Planning team in their Carow office, aiding the expansion of the Energy and Planning business and working closely with fellow professionals. 

This position offers exposure to a broad range of areas within the renewable energy, waste management and civil infrastructure sectors.

Our clients has a broad spectrum of ongoing projects and can offer the successful candidate a clear path for career development.


Managing individual contracts to deliver high quality ecological consultancy services

Providing expert ecological input for a range of projects

Planning, conducting and supervising the execution of site ecological surveys and fieldwork

Preparing and monitoring of the implementation of Construction Environmental Management Plans

Undertaking Appropriate Assessments and Ecological Impact Assessments (EcIAs), Biodiversity Chapters for Environmental Impact Assessment Reports (EIARs) and other environmental

reporting requirements

Writing of technical reports and other deliverables

Managing quality including attention to detail and accuracy, delivery of contracts on time and to the highest possible standards, and continue to strive to improve the quality of work produced

by the Ecology Team

Providing expert witness at Oral Hearings

Developing excellent relationships with clients and attending meetings with clients and design teams when necessary


A degree in ecology or related subject

Min of 7 years post graduate experience in environmental consultancy

Member of CIEEM, CIWEM or equivalent professional body

Experienced in the oral hearing process and in the role of expert witness

Detailed knowledge of wildlife and conservation legislation within Ireland

Excellent technical report writing skills

Experienced in the preparation and monitoring of the implementation of Construction Environmental Management Plans

Experienced in working in multi-disciplinary teams

Excellent communication, organisational and project management skills

A full clean driver’s licence


Competitive Salary based on experience, negotiable for the right candidate

Excellent Company Benefits, shorter Friday, medical benefits, CPD support


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 091 395625


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