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EIAR Coordinator

  • Salary

    €55,000 to €70,000
  • Education level

    Bachelor's degree

Are you ready to be a part of a leading Consulting Engineers firm with a rich legacy of excellence in Ireland? Gaia’s client is renowned for delivering innovative and cost-effective solutions. With over 60 years of experience, we have built a reputation for exceptional design solutions and satisfied clients. Now, they are looking for dedicated and enthusiastic individuals to join the well-established Environmental and Planning Team in Dublin, Cork, or Castlebar offices, with the option for hybrid and remote working.

Location: Dublin, Cork, or Castlebar on a hybrid basis with site work as required

Position details: Full-time and permanent position (37.5 hours weekly)

About the role:

As an EIAR Coordinator, you will have the opportunity to work on challenging and exciting infrastructure projects across various sectors, including water services, transportation, and flooding. Your expertise will play a crucial role in compiling Environmental Impact Assessments (EIA) reports, recommending mitigation measures, and ensuring compliance with relevant Irish and European planning and environmental legislation.

To apply for this position you’ll need: 

  • A degree in science or engineering with an environmental component.
  • A minimum of three years of post-graduate experience in a consultancy environment delivering environmental/planning services for large infrastructure projects.
  • Proficiency in compiling Environmental Impact Assessments (EIA) reports and knowledge of relevant planning and environmental legislation, such as the EIA Directive and transposing Regulations.
  • Familiarity with the Habitats Directive and the Appropriate Assessment (AA) process.
  • Detailed knowledge of Irish Environmental and Planning Legislation.
  • Excellent organizational, coordinating, and report-writing skills.
  • Experience in coordinating planning applications and associated documentation.
  • Strong team player with the ability to manage deliverables and meet deadlines.
  • Full clean driving license.
  • Excellent communication skills with efficient and methodical data recording abilities.
  • Experience utilizing GIS systems (e.g., ArcGIS, QGIS, MapInfo) is a plus.

It’s desirable to have:

  • A postgraduate qualification in a relevant scientific or engineering discipline with practical experience.
  • Previous work experience within a professional consultancy.
  • Membership with a relevant professional body and working towards Chartered Environmentalist status.


  • Competitive salaries according to experience. 
  • A great place to work.
  • Support for staff development to help you perform at your best and advance your career.
  • Flexible core hours. 
  • Hybrid arrangements.
  • Bike to work scheme. 
  • Tax saver commuter tickets. 
  • Company health insurance group with premium discounts.
  • Equal opportunities employer that promotes a positive work-life balance.

Feel free to apply through Gaia’s website or reach out to Isadora at [email protected]. Looking forward to hearing from you!