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Environmental Consultant (EPA Licensing)

  • Salary

    €55,000 to €65,000
  • Education level

    Master's Degree

We are currently recruiting for a Senior Environmental Consultant to join our client’s Environmental Compliance Team. This full-time, permanent position offers flexibility in terms of location, with options to be based at our offices in Dublin or Wexford. Additionally, they embrace a hybrid work environment, leveraging state-of-the-art IT systems and software management tools.

This role presents an exceptional opportunity for the successful candidate to become part of a dynamic team that provides professional services in environmental compliance, management systems, sustainability, waste management, environmental licensing, permitting, inspection, and auditing. We are seeking a highly motivated individual with a positive attitude, the ability to inspire others, and a strong dedication to continuous learning. Staying up to date with changing legislation and industry trends is essential in this role.

As a Senior Environmental Consultant, you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Offer professional consultancy services to clients, focusing on environmental performance and compliance.

  • Provide technical expertise for the preparation of environmental consent applications, environmental support services, and various environmental projects and reports.

  • Design and conduct audits of Environmental Management Systems.

  • Perform environmental inspections and audits, including site visits and verification audits of statutory returns.

  • Supervise, mentor, and manage junior team members and sub-consultants to ensure project requirements are met.

  • Contribute to other projects undertaken by the company, such as studies, reports, and policy-level submissions.

  • Report project performance to the Technical Director.

  • Engage in consultation and liaison with statutory and non-statutory bodies, local authorities, government agencies, and other relevant stakeholders on a project basis.

  • Fulfill any additional duties assigned by the company’s Directors.

To be successful in this role, you should possess the following attributes as a minimum:

  • Hold a Third Level Degree in environmental engineering, environmental science, or a related discipline.

  • Have approximately 5 years of professional experience in consulting, waste management, environmental, or a similar sector.

  • Demonstrate technical expertise in Environmental Compliance, Waste Management, and environmental auditing and reporting.

  • Possess a comprehensive knowledge of Environmental and Waste Management Legislation.

  • Exhibit excellent verbal and written communication skills, with experience in high-level communications and correspondence.

  • Demonstrate strong report writing skills and the ability to interpret environmental reports, data, and technical drawings.

  • Possess chartered membership of CIWM, IEMA, CIWEM, or other related professional memberships (desirable).

  • Be proficient in Microsoft Office and Microsoft 365 applications.

  • Hold a full clean driving license, as occasional travel throughout Ireland may be required.

What they offer:

This role provides a full-time, permanent position with an industry-leading remuneration package and competitive annual leave entitlements, reflecting the level of skill and experience the successful candidate brings to the team. They value the well-being of our staff and offer an Employee Assistance Programme to support and promote health and well-being. Additionally, they support the Bike to Work Scheme, encouraging alternative transportation options.

Joining their consultancy means becoming part of a dynamic team of environmental experts with diverse disciplines and a broad range of skills and experience. Provide a collaborative, positive, and enjoyable learning environment.

They emphasize quality, accuracy, client care, and project ownership, enabling you to work on a variety of projects and broaden your skills and experience. Committed to your professional development, providing training opportunities, and conducting periodic performance reviews to support your career advancement within the company.

As an equal opportunities employer, they welcome applications from all qualified individuals. Join us in making a positive impact on the environment! Apply now to seize this incredible opportunity.

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