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Junior Ecologist (Survey focused)

  • Salary

    €26,000 to €32,000
  • Education level

    Bachelor's degree

Company: Consultancy specialized in the Ecological sector (part of RSK Group)

Location: Ireland (County Clare, County Cork, or County Dublin)

Job Summary:

Join our client, a leading consultancy specializing in the Ecological sector, as a Junior/Graduate Ecologist. This role offers an exciting opportunity to launch your career in the ecological field. Based in County Clare, with potential assignments in County Cork or County Dublin, you will gain valuable experience in ecological site surveys, species identification, and report writing, including Ecological Impact Assessments.


  • Participate in ecological site surveys and assist with data collection.

  • Demonstrate expertise in species identification, with a focus on local birds and bats.

  • Contribute to report writing, specifically Ecological Impact Assessments.

  • Utilize GIS software for data analysis and, if applicable, conduct vantage point surveys.

  • Collaborate closely with the team to ensure project success.

  • Adhere to health and safety guidelines during fieldwork.

  • Maintain accurate records and documentation.


  • Knowledge of local birds and/or bats.

  • Full driver’s license and ability to travel to survey sites.

  • Valid visa to work in Ireland.

  • Proficiency in GIS software is advantageous.

  • Experience conducting vantage point surveys is advantageous.

  • Enthusiasm for the ecological sector and a desire to learn.

  • Excellent communication and teamwork skills.


  • Competitive financial compensation and comprehensive benefits package.

  • Health insurance coverage.

  • Access to a pension scheme.

  • 24/7 online GP access.

  • Gym discounts.

  • Company car provided for travel to survey sites.

  • Opportunities for career growth and development.

  • Access to training and professional development opportunities.

  • Supportive and experienced team.

To apply, please use Gaia’s website or send an email directly to [email protected]. We look forward to hearing from you!