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  • Salary

    Excellent package and remuneration
  • Education level

    Bachelors Degree

This is an excellent opportunity for an Ecologist to join a thriving, multinational consultancy, working on some of the most exciting infrastructure projects in Ireland, particularly in the water, energy and transport sectors.


Job Description

  • Work as part of and support cross disciplinary teams working in preliminary design, statutory consent, and construction stage projects in the energy, water and transport sectors;
  • Support the process of preparing constraints studies, option assessments, public information documents and statutory applications for public and private infrastructure projects;
  • Prepare high quality analytical assessments to inform infrastructure project development;
  • Undertake ecological surveys and provide mentoring to less experienced staff in habitat assessment to Fossitt level III, protected species and invasive species surveys;
  • Have a sound appreciation of the environmental and planning reporting process and relevant legislation and guidance;
  • Interpretation of monitoring data including Water Framework Directive ecological and chemical monitoring data, contaminated land analysis and effluent monitoring data;
  • Manage data using GIS (ArcGIS)

Candidate Specification


  • Relevant Degree (e.g. Ecology / Botany);
  • Experience in the assessment of large scale public infrastructure projects in the water, energy or transport sectors;
  • Extensive understanding and experience of Appropriate Assessment (Habitats Directive) including experience in writing screenings for Appropriate Assessment and Natura impact Statements;
  • Experience in field surveys – protected species surveys, habitat assessment, invasive species survey;
  • GIS competencies (ArcGIS);
  • Comprehensive awareness of relevant Irish and European legislation, policy and guidance;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
  • CEcol with CIEEM or working towards same desirable;
  • Full driving licence essential.