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Graduate Environmental Scientist


  • Salary

    Excellent package and remuneration
  • Education level

    Bachelor's degree

Are you a high energy Graduate in the Environmental sector looking to be involved in relevant projects taking ownership of your career development?

Exciting opportunity suits a self-motivated & enthusiastic graduate  who wants to join a well established Contaminated Land Team to support the continued growth of the company. This role will offer the successful candidate the opportunity to be part of a dynamic team that will offer a supportive and collaborative environment with the opportunity for career development working with consultants with the contaminated land team and other disciplines with a multi-disciplinary consultancy. The successful candidate will be a highly motivated individual with a positive attitude, a demonstrated willingness to learn and keep up to date with changing legislation and industry trends and developments.

About the role:

This is a full time permanent position that will be based in Dublin. Hybrid work environment, supported by state-of-the-art IT systems and software management tools is also a possibility. Travel for work on sites within Dublin and sites across Ireland will be an integral part of the role with occasional overnight stays required.

What you will be doing:

  • Desk based studies for a range of projects;

  • Site investigation, sampling and monitoring of water, soil and waste materials;

  • Logging of trial pits and boreholes and supervising drilling crews;

  • Coordinating sampling programmes, liaising with clients and sub-contracts including labs, equipment suppliers, site investigation contractors;

  • Data analysis and interpretation;

  • Preparation of technical reports and other deliverables.

What we expect from you:

  • Degree in Geology, Hydrogeology or Environmental Science/Engineering with a Master’s Degree preferable;

  • Experience of site/field work including water/soil/contaminated land sampling would be advantageous;

  • Excellent skills in Microsoft Office and GIS packages is a key requirement;

  • Understanding of environmental legislation, H&S and industry best practice standards/guidelines;

  • Full clean drivers license required.

What we offer to you:

  • This role offer a full time, permanent position & includes an industry leading remuneration package and competitive annual leave entitlements which will reflect the level of skill/experience the successful candidate brings to the team;

  • The company provides an Employee Assistance Programme to support and promote health and wellbeing amongst their staff;

  • Support the Bike to Work Scheme;

  • Dynamic consultancy which offers the successful candidate an opportunity to work as part of a wider engaged, positive and successful team of environmental experts of varying disciplines with a broad range of skills and experience;

  • Provide a collaborative, positive and enjoyable learning environment;

  • The team members strive to be the best at what they do with a strong emphasis on quality, accuracy, client care and project ownership;

  • Opportunity to work on a varied range of projects, broadening skills and experience all the time with an emphasis on continued professional development, training and periodic performance reviews to develop your career within the company;

  • The role will be located at the Dublin office and remote working will be facilitated as part of a hybrid work model, supported by state-of-the-art IT infrastructure and project and time management systems.

Think you are a good fit? Apply now! The Gaia team will review your application & get in touch as soon as possible. Looking forward to chatting with you!