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Contaminated Land Consultant (Remote inside Ireland)

  • Salary

    from €45,000 onwards DOE
  • Education level

    Bachelor's degree

Title: Contaminated Land Consultant (Remote inside Ireland)
Location: Remote – work from anywhere inside Ireland
Job type: Full-time & permanent
Please note: This position is remote inside Ireland. Applicants MUST be based in Ireland and possess previous working experience in the Irish Environmental Sector to be considered.

Are you a self-motivated and enthusiastic professional in Hydrogeology, Geology, or Environmental Science/Engineering? We invite you to explore an exciting opportunity to join our client’s Contaminated Land team as a Contaminated Land Consultant. This is a full-time, permanent position offering the flexibility of a fully remote setting supported by cutting-edge IT systems and software management tools.

Role overview:
As a Contaminated Land Consultant, you will play a pivotal role in a dynamic team, providing professional services for complex contaminated land and hydrogeology assessments. Your responsibilities will include supporting due diligence assessments for property acquisition and divestiture, offering expertise in IPPC, IED, and waste-licensed facilities, and contributing to the assessment of unregulated landfill sites. We are looking for a highly motivated individual with a positive attitude, a passion for learning, and a dedication to staying updated with changing legislation and industry trends.

Key responsibilities:
Project management of contaminated land projects.
Designing, managing, and supervising site investigations and sampling, including fieldwork.
Conducting Contaminated Land/Hydrogeology Risk Assessments and Waste Classification Assessments.
Preparation of technical reports and deliverables.

Qualifications/Experience required:
Degree in Geology, Hydrogeology, or Environmental Science/Engineering.
Minimum of 3+ years of experience in a consultancy working on contaminated land.
Proven previous working experience in the Irish Environmental sector.
Strong attention to detail and ability to meet project milestones.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Ability to work independently and collaboratively as part of a larger project team.
Understanding of health, safety, and environmental management.
Knowledge of Irish and EU environmental legislation and industry best practice standards/guidelines.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office, GIS packages, and environmental software.
Full clean driving license for eventual fieldwork.

It’s desirable, but not essential:
A relevant Master’s Degree in the subject is preferred.
Working towards chartership with a professional body such as IGI, IEI, or CIWEM.

What is on offer:
Competitive salaries: Receive an industry-leading remuneration package reflecting your skills and experience (from €45,000 onwards DOE).
Excellent benefits package: Flexible working hours, hybrid/remote settings, company pension scheme, tax saver scheme, generous annual leave allowance, career pathway program, family-friendly working policies, continuous career development, professional memberships paid.
Well-being focus: We value your well-being and offer an Employee Assistance Programme to support your health and wellness.
Alternative transportation: Support the Bike to Work Scheme, encouraging sustainable and alternative transportation options.
Anything else you may see as essential for your work-life balance or career will be happily discussed.

How to apply:
Feel intrigued? Apply through Gaia Talent’s website or reach out directly to Isadora at [email protected]. Seize this opportunity to be part of an innovative team dedicated to making a positive impact. We look forward to hearing from you!